Love You Inside Out

Album: Spirits Having Flown (1979)
Charted: 13 1

Songfacts®:

  • This was the Bee Gees sixth consecutive American #1, which at the time equaled The Beatles record. It was also the ninth American chart topper for the Bee Gees, at the time tying them with Paul McCartney for fourth place on the list of artists with the most number ones. The top 3 at the time were: Beatles (20), Elvis Presley (17) and Diana Ross & The Supremes (12).

    It was the third consecutive #1 pulled from the 'Spirits Having Flown' album. As their previous album 'Saturday Night Fever' also had three consecutive #1 singles, The Bee Gees became the first act to pull 3 consecutive #1 singles from each of 2 successive albums. This was also their fifth single to sell over 2 million copies and is also their last #1 American single.
  • This was sampled in 1996 by R&B group Total on "When Boy Meets Girl," which peaked at #50 in the US. It was also sampled on R. Kelly and Jay-Z's 2002 single "Honey," which charted at #35 in the UK. Two years later Snoop Dogg sampled this song for his rap single "Ups And Downs," which reached #36 in the UK. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for above 2

Comments: 7

  • Markantney from Biloxi, MsJul2014,
    Ron, the song got props from the HipHop/Rap Community, it's been sampled a few times, once by JZ.

    And I agree (on being underrated), my son even likes it. He asked a followup about the group; I had to tell him the Nuclear Winter after the Disco (Nuke) Bomb went off and almost destroyed their careers but they gave it a good fight.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn April 15th 1979, "Love You Inside Out" by the Bee Gees entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #37; and on June 3rd it peaked at #1 (for 1 week) and spent 19 weeks on the Top 100...
    It was preceded and then succeeded at #1 by the same record, "Hot Stuff", by Donna Summer...
    As already stated, it was the trio's sixth consecutive #1 record; "He's A Liar" ended the streak, it peaked at #30 on the Top 100...
    R.I.P. Maurice (1949 - 2003), Robin (1949 - 2012), Ms. Summer (1948 - 2012) and Barry Gibb will celebrate his 68th birthday this coming September 1st.
  • George from Belleville, NjThis is one of the most intense love songs ever recorded.Certainly one of the BeeGees best songs.This song grooves,has a good tempo,great melody,excellent harmony.A very catchy hit tune. Everytime I hear it,it moves me.
  • Ron from Auburndale, FlPossible THE most underrated Bee Gees song ever! It was their last number one, for crying out loud, and it NEVER gets played. Haven't heard it on the radio since I was a kid. The section of the song from about 2:21 to about 3:02 is pure gold...
  • David from Youngstown, OhThe falsetto is at its strongest on this song, particularly "Don't try to tell me it's all over
    I can't hear a word I can't hear a line
    No man could love you more
    And that's what I'm cryin' for
    You can't change the way I feel inside."
  • Showing from San Francisco, CaReally dig the Feist version of this song too.
  • Kevin from Reading , PaNot really that memorable of a hit for them, but at the time, they just kept churnin' out the Number One's.
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