Never as Good as the First Time

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"Never as Good as the First Time"
Single by Sade
from the album Promise
B-side "Keep Hanging On"
Released March 1986
Format
Recorded 1985
Genre
Length 5:00
Label Epic
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Adu
  • Matthewman
Sade singles chronology
"Is It a Crime"
(1986)
"Never as Good as the First Time"
(1986)
"Love Is Stronger Than Pride"
(1988)

"Never as Good as the First Time" is a song by English band Sade from their second studio album Promise (1985).[1]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[2] 70
Canadian RPM Singles Chart[3] 34
Dutch Top 40[4] 35
German Singles Chart[5] 65
Irish Singles Chart[6] 29
New Zealand Singles Chart[7] 31
UK Singles Chart[8] 89
US Billboard Hot 100 20
US Billboard Hot Black Singles 8
US Billboard Adult Contemporary 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Sade". MTV.com. Retrieved 9 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (Illustrated ed.). Sydney: Australian Chart Book. p. 263. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  N.B. The Kent Report chart was licensed by ARIA between mid 1983 and June 19, 1988.
  3. ^ "RPM 100 Singles". RPM (RPM Music Publications Ltd.) 44 (11). 7 June 1986. ISSN 0315-5994. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sade – Never as Good as the First Time" (in Dutch). top40.nl. Stichting Nederlandse Top 40. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Chartverfolgung, Single – Sade" (in German). Media Control Charts. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "Search the Charts". Irish Singles Chart. Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "Sade – Never as Good as the First Time". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "Sade – Never as Good as the First Time". ChartStats. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 

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