The More You Live, the More You Love

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"The More You Live, the More You Love"
The More You Live, The More You Love.jpg
Single by A Flock of Seagulls
from the album The Story of a Young Heart
B-side"Lost Control (Totally)"
ReleasedJuly 1984
Format7", 12"
Recorded1984
GenreNew wave
Length4:10
LabelJive
Songwriter(s)Mike Score, Ali Score, Paul Reynolds, Frank Maudsley
Producer(s)A Flock of Seagulls
A Flock of Seagulls singles chronology
"(It's Not Me) Talking"
(1983)
"The More You Live, the More You Love"
(1984)
"Never Again (The Dancer)"
(1984)

"The More You Live, the More You Love" is a 1984 single by A Flock of Seagulls. It is taken from their third album, The Story of a Young Heart. The single was the first out of three singles taken from this LP. The music video was filmed at Giant's Causeway in Ireland.[1]

This single is the band's last international hit to date. It entered the Top 40 in the UK and in several other countries, such as Germany and New Zealand. In the United States, it peaked at #56 and #10 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and Mainstream Rock Tracks respectively. "The More You Live, the More You Love" had similar success in Belgium (Flanders), where it also peaked at #10.[2]

Track listing[edit]

7" Jive 62 (UK)
No.TitleLength
1."The More You Live, the More You Love (Album Version)"4:10
2."Lost Control"4:09
12" Jive T62 (UK)
No.TitleLength
1."The More You Live, the More You Love (Full Moon Mix)"6:10
2."Lost Control (Totally)"6:40
3."The More You Live, the More You Love (7" Remix)"4:08

Chart positions[edit]

Charts Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 26
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[3] 56
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks[4] 10
Germany Singles Chart[5] 37
Netherlands Singles Charts[6] 16
New Zealand Singles Charts[7] 32
Belgium Singles Charts[2] 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Giants Causeway Coast". Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "A Flock Of Seagulls - The More You Live, The More You Love". Ultratop.be. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  3. ^ "A Flock of Seagulls". billboard. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  4. ^ "A Flock of Seagulls". billboard. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  5. ^ "The More You Live, The More You Love". Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  6. ^ Steffen Hung. "A Flock Of Seagulls - The More You Live, The More You Love". Dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  7. ^ Steffen Hung. "A Flock Of Seagulls - The More You Live, The More You Love". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved 3 December 2015.