I Love You (Climax Blues Band Song)
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I Love You Climax Blues Band Song
"I Love You"
I Love You - Climax Blues Band.jpg
Single by Climax Blues Band
from the album Flying the Flag
"Horizontalized"[1]
ReleasedFebruary 14, 1981[1]
Format7" single[1]
GenreSoft rock[2][3]
Length4:01
LabelWarner Bros. Records[1]
Derek Holt[1]
John Ryan[1]
Climax Blues Band singles chronology
"Gotta Have More Love"
(1980)
"I Love You"
(1981)
"Darlin'"
(1981)

"I Love You" is a song recorded by the Climax Blues Band in 1980. It was their second-biggest hit (after 1976's "Couldn't Get It Right"), entering the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in February 1981, peaking at #12 in June, and spending 27 weeks on the chart.[4] It ended up being the 20th biggest hit of 1981.[5] On the Cash Box Top 100, "I Love You" peaked for two weeks at number 9.[6] The song also reached #20 on the Adult Contemporary chart.[7] The song was featured on their 1980 album, Flying the Flag.[8]

Chart performance

Other versions

The song was covered by American band Lazlo Bane for their 2007 album Guilty Pleasures.[13]

It was also covered by the band Tesla for their 2011 acoustic album Twisted Wires & the Acoustic Sessions.

In popular culture

The song is featured at the end scene of the 2002 Robin Tunney indie-comedy film CHERISH.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f I Love You (Credits). Climax Blues Band. Warner Bros. Records. 1980.
  2. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "25 Years 1968-1993 - The Climax Chicago Blues Band | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Pierre Perrone (2013-11-22). "Pete Haycock: Guitarist with the Climax Blues Band who went on to write film music for John Badham and Franc Roddam - Obituaries - News". The Independent. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Climax Blues Band - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Top 100 Hits for 1981". Longboredsurfer.com. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ a b [1]
  7. ^ Climax Blues Band, "I Love You" Chart Positions Retrieved April 5, 2014
  8. ^ Climax Blues Band, Flying the Flag Retrieved April 5, 2014
  9. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved .
  11. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1981/Top 100 Songs of 1981". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved .
  12. ^ [2]
  13. ^ "Lazlo Bane's Guilty Pleasures". cdbaby.com. Retrieved .

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