I Prefer the Moonlight (song)

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"I Prefer the Moonlight"
Single by Kenny Rogers
from the album I Prefer the Moonlight
B-side "We're Doin' Alright"
Released September 1987
Genre Country
Length 5:02
Label RCA
Writer(s) Gary Chapman, Mark Wright
Producer(s) Brown Bannister
Kenny Rogers singles chronology
"Make No Mistake, She's Mine"
"I Prefer the Moonlight"
"The Factory"

"I Prefer the Moonlight" is a song written by Gary Chapman and Mark Wright, and recorded by American country music artist Kenny Rogers. It was released in September 1987 as the second single and title track from the album I Prefer the Moonlight. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. Kim Carnes is a guest vocalist in this song. [1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 2


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel. The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 299. 
  2. ^ "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Kenny Rogers.