The Night You Murdered Love

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"The Night You Murdered Love"
The Night You Murdered Love.jpg
Single by ABC
from the album Alphabet City
B-side "Minneapolis"
Released 1987
Format
Recorded 1987
Genre
Length 4:53
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Martin Fry
  • Mark White
ABC singles chronology
"When Smokey Sings"
(1987)
"The Night You Murdered Love"
(1987)
"King Without a Crown"
(1988)
"When Smokey Sings"
(1987)
"The Night You Murdered Love"
(1987)
"King Without a Crown"
(1988)
Alphabet City track listing
"When Smokey Sings"
(2)
"The Night You Murdered Love"
(3)
"Think Again"
(4)
Music video
"The Night You Murdered Love" on YouTube

"The Night You Murdered Love" is a song by the English duo ABC, released as the second single from their fourth studio album, Alphabet City (1987). It peaked at No. 31 on the UK Singles Chart.

The music video shows a homicidal fashion model carrying a slingshot and a skateboard stalking the band across the city of Paris.

Track listing[edit]

7" single[edit]

  1. "The Night You Murdered Love" – 4:53
  2. "Minneapolis" – 2:57

US 12" single[edit]

  • A1 "The Night You Murdered Love" (Sheer Chic Mix) – 6:31
Mixed by – The Funky Sisters, Pete Hammond
  • A2 "Minneapolis" – 2:57
  • B1 "The Night You Murdered Love" (The Whole Story) – 8:14
Rap [Featuring] – Contessa Lady V
  • B2 "The Night You Murdered Love" (The Reply) – 4:50
Rap [Featuring] – Contessa Lady V
  • B3 "The Night You Murdered Love" (Bonus Beats) – 4:53[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
Belgian Singles Chart[4] 18
Dutch Singles Chart[5] 9
French Singles Chart[4] 1
German Singles Chart[6] 20
Irish Singles Chart[7] 14
New Zealand Singles Chart[8] 20
UK Singles Chart[9] 31
US Billboard Dance/Club Play Songs Chart[10] 3
US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales Chart[10] 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stylusmagazine.com
  2. ^ AllMusic
  3. ^ "ABC - The Night You Murdered Love at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-11-09. 
  4. ^ a b "Song artist 769 - ABC". tsort.info. 
  5. ^ Steffen Hung. "ABC – The Night You Murdered Love". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  6. ^ "charts.de". charts.de. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  7. ^ Jaclyn Ward – Fireball Media Group. "The Irish Charts – All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  8. ^ Steffen Hung. "ABC – The Night You Murdered Love". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  9. ^ "The Official Charts Company – The Night You Murdered Love by ABC Search". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013. 
  10. ^ a b ABC. "ABC – Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 

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