The Lover in Me (song)
|"The Lover in Me"|
|Single by Sheena Easton|
|from the album The Lover in Me|
|Released||October 11, 1988|
|Genre||R&B, dance-pop, funk|
4:12 (7" version)
|Writer(s)||"L.A." Reid, Babyface and Daryl Simmons|
|Producer(s)||"L.A." Reid, Babyface|
|Sheena Easton singles chronology|
"The Lover in Me" is a 1988 single by pop singer Sheena Easton. It was one of her biggest hits in the US and became her first top 20 hit in the UK after an seven-year hiatus.
The song was the first single off the album The Lover in Me. It reached US#2 on the Billboard Hot 100 (kept from the top spot by Debbie Gibson's "Lost in Your Eyes"), and #15 in the UK (in 1989), and became her biggest American hit since "Morning Train" and stayed on the pop chart for 12 weeks . It also went to number two on the American dance charts.
The music video was directed by Dominic Sena and featured Easton singing and dancing in a club.
- 1. "The Lover in Me"
- 2. "The Lover in Me (Instrumental)"
|Canada Singles Chart||26|
|Swiss Singles Chart||25|
|Media Control Chart||26|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||12|
|UK Singles Chart||15|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||2|
|U.S. Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales||1|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play||2|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles||5|
|U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary||43|
Eurochart Hot 100 Singles #29
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 86.