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)"
Released2 July 1984
Recorded1984
GenreNew wave
Length4:10
LabelJive
Songwriter(s)Mike Score, Ali Score, Paul Reynolds, Frank Maudsley
Producer(s)Steve Lovell
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 song by A Flock of Seagulls, released as the first single from their third album, The Story of a Young Heart. It is the band's last international hit to date.

The song 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 numbers 56 and 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Mainstream Rock charts respectively. "The More You Live, the More You Love" had similar success in Belgium (Flanders), where it also peaked at No. 10.[1]

The music video was filmed at Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland.[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]

Chart Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 26
Belgium Singles Chart[1] 10
Germany Singles Chart[3] 37
Netherlands Singles Chart[4] 16
New Zealand Singles Charts[5] 32
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[6] 56
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks[7] 10

References[edit]

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