Your Love Is King

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"Your Love Is King"
Single by Sade
from the album Diamond Life
Released 25 February 1984 (UK)
22 June 1985 (U.S.)
Format 7" single, 12" maxi single
Recorded 1984
Length 3:41
Producer(s) Robin Millar
Sade singles chronology
"Your Love Is King"
"When Am I Going to Make a Living"
(US singles) chronology
"Smooth Operator"
"Your Love Is King"
"The Sweetest Taboo"

"Your Love Is King" is a song by English band Sade from their debut album, Diamond Life (1984). It was released as the album's lead single in the UK on February 25, 1984 and on June 22, 1985 as the album's third and final US single. The song became the group's highest-charting hit to-date on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number-six.

English pop singer Will Young produced a cover song of the single in 2004 for the soundtrack, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.

Track listings[edit]

  • UK, US, and Dutch 7" single
A. "Your Love Is King" – 3:39
B. "Love Affair with Life" (recorded live) – 4:35
  • UK and Dutch 12" maxi single
A1. "Your Love Is King" – 3:58
B1. "Smooth Operator"/"Snake Bite" – 7:28
B2. "Love Affair with Life" (recorded live) – 4:35


Chart (1984) Peak
Irish Singles Chart[1] 7
UK Singles Chart[2] 6
Chart (1985) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 54
US Billboard Hot Black Singles[3] 35
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[3] 8


  1. ^ "The Irish Charts". IRMA. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 
  2. ^ "Chart Stats – Sade – Your Love Is King". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 
  3. ^ a b c "Sade > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 

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