The Arms of the One Who Loves You

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"The Arms of the One Who Loves You"
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Single by Xscape
from the album Traces of My Lipstick
ReleasedFebruary 14, 1998
Format
Recorded1997
Genre
Length4:11
Label
Songwriter(s)Diane Warren
Producer(s)Guy Roche
Xscape singles chronology
"Am I Dreamin'"
(1997)
"The Arms of the One Who Loves You"
(1998)
"My Little Secret"
(1998)

"The Arms of the One Who Loves You" is a 1998 pop ballad released on Valentine's Day by American recording group Xscape. The song was sent to mainstream urban radio stations in the United States on March 31, 1998 and Top 40 on April 7, 1998 and was a hit for the group. It peaked at No. 7[1] on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and No. 4[2] on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart. It sold 800,000 copies, earning a gold certification from the RIAA.[3][4]

The music video for "The Arms of the One Who Loves You" was made in early February 1998.

The JD's Mood Mix samples Tyrone Davis' "In the Mood". It is an altered version of SWV's "When U Cry" which was recorded in 1997.

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of promo single-releases of "The Arms of the One Who Loves You".

  1. "The Arms Of The One Who Loves You" (JD's mood mix) – 4:13
  2. "The Arms Of The One Who Loves You" (JD's mood mix w/out rap) – 4:13
  3. "The Arms Of The One Who Loves You" (JD's mood mix instrumental) – 4:13
  4. "The Arms Of The One Who Loves You" (Frankie Knuckles club mix) – 9:05
  5. "The Arms Of The One Who Loves You" (Frankie Knuckles reprise) – 4:39
  6. "The Arms Of The One Who Loves You" (Flash Dance AKA club mix) – 4:32

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Xscape – Chart History: The Hot 100". Billboard.
  2. ^ "Xscape – Chart History: Hot R&B / Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard.
  3. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1998". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 111 (5): 75. January 30, 1999. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 31, 2015.
  4. ^ "American certifications – Xscape – The Arms of the One Who Loves You". Recording Industry Association of America.