|"Brand New Love Affair"|
|Single by Chicago|
|from the album Chicago VIII|
|Chicago singles chronology|
"Brand New Love Affair," sometimes alternatively listed as "Brand New Love Affair (Parts I and II)", is a song written by James Pankow for the group Chicago and recorded for their album Chicago VIII. The song peaked at #61 on the charts. Guitarist Terry Kath sings the first half while bassist Peter Cetera sings the second half. Keyboardist Robert Lamm played the distinctive Fender Rhodes electric piano on the song--the intro particularly showcases its lush vibrato bell-like sound.
Patrick Williams provided the orchestration on both parts of the song