Perfect Love

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"Perfect Love"
Single by Trisha Yearwood
from the album (Songbook) A Collection of Hits
B-side"I Need You"
ReleasedJanuary 12, 1998 (1998-01-12)
FormatCD Single
LabelMCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)Sunny Russ, Stephony Smith
Producer(s)Tony Brown, Trisha Yearwood
Trisha Yearwood singles chronology
"In Another's Eyes"
"Perfect Love"
"There Goes My Baby"

"Perfect Love" is a song written by Sunny Russ and Stephony Smith, and recorded by American country music artist Trisha Yearwood. It was released in January 1998 as the third and final single from her album, (Songbook) A Collection of Hits. The song reached the top of the US Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it an "infectious, uptempo tune that celebrates the joys of being in love." She goes on to say that Yearwood delivers the song with "her usual passion and vibrancy."[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Gerry Wenner and premiered in January 1998.

Chart positions[edit]

"Perfect Love" debuted at number 61 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of January 17, 1998.

Chart (1998) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 27
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 19


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 403.
  2. ^ Billboard, January 17, 1998: Vol. 110 Iss. 3 - p. 66
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3508." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. April 6, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  4. ^ "Trisha Yearwood Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1998". RPM. December 14, 1998. Archived from the original on March 15, 2016. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  6. ^ "Best of 1998: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.

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