You Wouldn't Know Love
|"You Wouldn't Know Love"|
|Single by Cher|
|from the album Heart of Stone|
|B-side||"Kiss To Kiss"|
|Writer(s)||Michael Bolton; Diane Warren|
|Cher singles chronology|
"You Wouldn't Know Love" is a song written by Michael Bolton and Diane Warren appearing contemporaneously in 1989 on Bolton's Soul Provider album and Cher's Heart of Stone album. The song was only released as a single in Europe and Australasia by Cher in 1990. Cher's version of the song, produced by its writer, Michael Bolton, became the fourth and final European single release from Cher's nineteenth album in 1990 by Geffen Records. It was a minor hit in the UK, faring better in Ireland. Cher's album was certified 3x Platinum by the RIAA in 1998 for sales of over 3 million in the U.S. alone, with worldwide sales exceeding 11 million. Steve Lukather played the guitar solo in the middle of the song.
Format and track listing
"You Wouldn't Know Love" CD single
- You Wouldn't Know Love
- Kiss To Kiss
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||55|
Michael Bolton version
Bolton's own version appeared on his most successful album, Soul Provider, which peaked at #3 on the Billboard albums chart. The album was certified 6x Platinum by the RIAA in 1994, for sales exceeding 6 million in the U.S. alone, and sold over 12.5 million copies worldwide.
- Michael Bolton: vocals
- Kyf Brewer, Joe Cerisano, Desmond Child, Patricia Darcy, John Fiore, Kate McGunnigle, Lou Merlino, Myriam Naomi Valle: backing vocals
- John McCurry: guitars
- Walter Afanasieff: keyboards, percussion
- Michael Omartian: keyboards, drums, percussion
- Gregg Mangiafico: keyboards
- Eric Rehl: synthesizers
- Hugh McDonald: bass guitar
- Bobby Chouinard: drums
Other cover versions
- "You Wouldn't Know Love Single".
- "Response from ARIA re: chart inquiry, received May 24, 2016". Imgur.com. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
- "The Irish Charts – Search Results – You Wouldn't Know Love". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
- "Cher: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 3, 2015.