Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'

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"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'"
Single by Journey
from the album Evolution
B-side "Daydream"
Released September 1979
Format 7" single
Recorded Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, California, 1978
Genre Hard rock
Length 3:55
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Steve Perry[1]
Producer(s) Roy Thomas Baker
Journey singles chronology
"Just The Same Way"
(1979)
"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'"
(1979)
"Too Late"
(1980)

"Just The Same Way"
(1979)
"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'"
(1979)
"Too Late"
(1980)

"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" is a song by American rock group Journey, released as a single in 1979 from the album Evolution. It became Journey's first Top 40 hit in the United States, reaching No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November of that year.[2] Outside the US, "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'"reached No. 12 in Canada and No. 37 in New Zealand.

Cover Versions[edit]

Music video[edit]

In July 1979, a music video was released for this song. It was directed by Bruce Gowers, best known for directing videos for Queen, Michael Jackson, and Prince.

Use in media[edit]

  • The original recording of "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" appeared in the pilot episode of Glee and was used and recorded by the cast of Glee in a mash-up with "Any Way You Want It" for the first-season finale.

Personnel[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Greg Werner – backing vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.discogs.com/Journey-Lovin-Touchin-Squeezin/release/1860388
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 334.