The Way You Love Me (Karyn White song)

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"The Way You Love Me"
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Single by Karyn White
from the album Karyn White
B-side "Love on the Line"
Released August 15, 1988
Format 7" single, 12" single, CD single
Genre R&B, new jack swing
Length 4:56 (album version)
3:45 (single version)
Label Warner Bros
Writer(s) Antonio "L.A." Reid
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
Daryl Simmons
Producer(s) L.A. & Babyface, Daryl Simmons
Karyn White singles chronology
"True Confessions"
(1987)
"The Way You Love Me"
(1988)
"Superwoman"
(1989)

"The Way You Love Me" is the first single from R&B singer Karyn White's self-titled debut album. The song peaked at #7 on the Hot 100 chart, #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, and at #5 on the dance chart.[1] It also reached #42 on the UK Singles Chart.[2] This song was the first of White's four top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]

"The Way You Love Me" was certified Gold by the RIAA on March 9, 1989.[3]

Music video[edit]

The video was shot in Los Angeles in July 1988.

Track listings[edit]

7" vinyl single (USA, Germany)
  1. The Way You Love Me (edit) – 3:45
  2. Love on the Line – 4:05
12" vinyl single (UK)
  1. The Way You Love Me (12" Club Mix) – 6:40
  2. The Way You Love Me (12" Hype Remix)
  3. Love on the Line – 4:05
12" vinyl single (UK)
Mini CD (Germany)
  1. The Way You Love Me (Paul Simpson Remix) – 6:50
  2. The Way You Love Me (Simp-House Dub) – 5:08
  3. The Way You Love Me (Paul Simpson 7" Remix) – 4:34
12" vinyl single (USA, Germany)
  1. "The Way You Love Me" (12" Hype Remix) – 7:27
  2. "The Way You Love Me" (Love Dub #1) – 5:25
  3. "The Way You Love Me" (Love Dub #2) – 3:48
  4. "The Way You Love Me" (12" Hype Remix Edit) – 3:41
  5. "The Way You Love Me" (12" Club Mix) – 6:40
  6. "The Way You Love Me" (Instrumental) – 5:20

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position[1]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 7
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 1
Preceded by
"My Prerogative" by Bobby Brown
Billboard Hot Black Singles number one single
October 29, 1988
Succeeded by
"Any Love" by Luther Vandross

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