Not in Love (Platinum Blonde song)

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"Not in Love"
Platinum Blonde - Not in Love cover.jpeg
Single by Platinum Blonde
from the album Standing in the Dark
Released October 1984
Format 7" single
Genre New wave
Length 3:59
Label CBS
Songwriter(s) Mark Holmes, Sergio Galli
Producer(s) David Tickle
Platinum Blonde singles chronology
"Standing in the Dark"
(1984)
"Not in Love"
(1984)
"Take It from Me"
(1985)

"Not in Love" is a song by Canadian new wave band Platinum Blonde, from the band's 1983 debut album Standing in the Dark. It was released as a 7" single in October 1984 through CBS.

Track listing[edit]

  • Canadian 7" single[1]
A. "Not in Love" – 3:59
B. "Video Disease" – 3:43

Personnel[edit]

Platinum Blonde
  • Sergio Galli – guitar, vocals
  • Mark Holmes – bass, keyboards
  • Chris Steffler – drums, percussion
Technical personnel

Chart performances[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
position
Canada RPM Top Singles[2] 44

Crystal Castles version[edit]

"Not in Love"
Crystal Castles - Not in Love cover.jpg
Single by Crystal Castles featuring Robert Smith
from the album Crystal Castles (II)
Released November 14, 2010 (2010-11-14)
Format
Genre
Length 3:49
Label Fiction
Songwriter(s)
  • Mark Holmes
  • Sergio Galli
Producer(s) Ethan Kath
Crystal Castles singles chronology
"Baptism"
(2010)
"Not in Love"
(2010)
"Plague"
(2012)

In 2010, "Not in Love" was covered by Canadian electronic duo Crystal Castles for their second studio album, Crystal Castles (II). A single remix, which features Robert Smith of The Cure on lead vocals, was released as the third single from Crystal Castles (II) on November 14, 2010. The song was featured in the mid-season finale of the eleventh season of Degrassi, as well as in FIFA 12 and in the South Korean television series Shut Up Flower Boy Band, where it was performed by Lee Min-ki.

Track listing[edit]

  • UK digital single[3]
  1. "Not in Love" (featuring Robert Smith) – 3:49
  2. "Not in Love" (Robert Smith Mix featuring Robert Smith) – 3:49

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 91
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 3
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[6] 43
Denmark (Tracklisten)[7] 31
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 54
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[9] 24

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format
Australia[10] November 14, 2010 Shock Digital download
Belgium[11] November 15, 2010 Universal Music
Denmark[12]
United Kingdom[3] December 12, 2010 Fiction, Polydor
United States[13] Universal Motown

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