Variations (Eddie Rabbitt album)

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Studio album by Eddie Rabbitt
Released March 14, 1978
Genre Country
Label Elektra
Producer David Malloy
Eddie Rabbitt chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Variations is the fourth studio album by country artist Eddie Rabbitt. It was released in 1978 under the Elektra Records label. The album produced three singles: "Hearts on Fire," which peaked at number two on the country charts, and two country number one hits: "You Don't Love Me Anymore," which also peaked at 18 on Adult Contemporary charts; and "I Just Want To Love You." "Kentucky Rain," a song co-written by the artist and originally recorded by Elvis Presley in 1970, was also included on the album.

Rabbitt's father, Thomas Rabbitt, plays Irish fiddle on "Song of Ireland."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hearts on Fire" (Eddie Rabbitt, Even Stevens, Dan Tyler)
  2. "Room at the Top of the Stairs" (Tyler, Stevens)
  3. "Crossin' the Mississippi" (Rabbitt, Stevens)
  4. "Plain as the Pain on My Face" (Rabbitt, Stevens)
  5. "Hurtin' for You" (Rabbitt, Stevens, David Malloy)
  6. "You Don't Love Me Anymore" (Alan Ray, Jeff Raymond)
  7. "Kentucky Rain" (Rabbitt, Dick Heard)
  8. "I Just Want to Love You" (Rabbitt, Stevens, Malloy)
  9. "Caroline" (Rabbitt, Stevens, Malloy)
  10. "Song of Ireland" (Rabbitt, Stevens, Malloy)

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
U.S. Top Country Albums 9


Year Song Chart Position
1978 "Hearts on Fire" Hot Country Singles 2
1978 "You Don't Love Me Anymore" Hot Country Singles 1
1978 "I Just Want To Love You" Hot Country Singles 1