Stop Loving You

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"Stop Loving You"
Single by Toto
from the album The Seventh One
B-side "The Seventh One"
Released 1988
Format CD / 7" / 12"
Recorded 1988
Genre Pop rock, soft rock
Length 4:30
Label Columbia
Writer(s) David Paich, Steve Lukather[1]
Producer(s) Toto

"Stop Loving You" is a song from the rock band Toto from their album The Seventh One. It features Jon Anderson on backing vocals. As a single, it peaked at no. 2 on the Dutch charts.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
Belgian VRT Top 30 3
Dutch Top 40[3] 2
Euro Hit 40 10
Italian Singles Chart 37
Norwegian Singles Chart[3] 9
Polish Singles Chart 4
UK Singles Chart 96

Year-End Chart[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
Dutch Top 40 6
Belgian VRT Top 30 19

Music video[edit]

A music video was produced for this song showing Joseph Williams kicking furniture and pushing away other objects in a building, displaying his disgust at the loss of a girlfriend. At the end, a female calls and says, "Joseph, are you there?"

Personnel[edit]

Toto
Additional musicians

Live versions[edit]

With original lead vocalist Joseph Williams having left the group not long after the song's recording, lead vocal duties on the song were passed on to Tony Spinner in 2002.[4] For their live album, Falling in Between Live and final concerts, Toto performed a semi jazz version of the song.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.toto99.com/releases/toto/seventhrelease.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.dutchcharts.nl/showitem.asp?interpret=Toto&titel=Stop+Loving+You&cat=s Dutch charts
  3. ^ a b http://norwegiancharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Toto&titel=Stop+Loving+You&cat=s
  4. ^ http://www.toto99.com/totospeaks/interviews/tony.shtml