Perfect Love

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This article is about the Trisha Yearwood song. For the MAX song, see Perfect Love (MAX song).
"Perfect Love"
Single by Trisha Yearwood
from the album (Songbook) A Collection of Hits
B-side "I Need You"
Released January 12, 1998 (1998-01-12)
Format CD Single
Recorded 1997
Genre Country
Length 2:56
Label MCA
Writer(s) Sunny Russ, Stephony Smith
Producer(s) Tony Brown, Trisha Yearwood
Trisha Yearwood singles chronology
"In Another's Eyes"
(w/ Garth Brooks)
(1997)
"Perfect Love"
(1998)
"There Goes My Baby"
(1998)

"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
position
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

References[edit]

  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 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Trisha Yearwood.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1998". RPM. December 14, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1998: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Nothin' but the Taillights"
by Clint Black
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

April 4-April 11, 1998
Succeeded by
"Bye, Bye"
by Jo Dee Messina
Preceded by
"Little Red Rodeo"
by Collin Raye
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

April 6, 1998
Succeeded by
"You're Still the One"
by Shania Twain