Only Lonely

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Not to be confused with the song Only the Lonely by Roy Orbison.
For the Hootie & the Blowfish song of the same name, see Only Lonely (Hootie & the Blowfish song). For the Tina Arena song of the same name, see Only Lonely (Tina Arena song).
"Only Lonely"
Single by Bon Jovi
from the album 7800° Fahrenheit
B-side Always Run To You
Released April 1985
Format 12"
Recorded The Warehouse, Philadelphia
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, glam metal
Length 5:02
Label PolyGram
Writer(s) Jon Bon Jovi, David Bryan
Producer(s) Lance Quinn
Bon Jovi singles chronology
"Burning for Love"
"Only Lonely"
"In and Out of Love"
Music video
Only Lonely on YouTube

"Only Lonely" is a single by American rock band Bon Jovi. It was the first single taken from their second album, 7800° Fahrenheit.

Debuting on the Hot 100 on April 20, 1985, it peaked at #54 and remained on the charts for eight weeks. The song fared better on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, where it peaked at #28 in May.[1] In the UK, it reached #24.

"Only Lonely" was played in the 1987 drama film Light of Day starring Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands, Joan Jett and Michael McKean.

Only Lonely was performed as a part of the encore in Bon Jovi's March 24, 2010 Circle Tour concert in Philadelphia.

Track listing[edit]

European 7" Single
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Only Lonely" Jon Bon Jovi, David Bryan 3:58
2. "Always Run to You" Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora 5:00
Total length: 8:58

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 54
US Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks (Billboard)[3] 28


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