I've Been in Love Before

Album: Broadcast (1986)
Charted: 24 9

Songfacts®:

  • This melancholy ballad was written by Cutting Crew lead singer Nick Van Eede, and was the follow-up to their massive hit "(I Just) Died in Your Arms," which according to Van Eede, was inspired by a real relationship. "I've Been in Love Before" may be about the same person, but Van Eede isn't saying, leaving us to ponder the line, "The hardest part is when you're in it."
  • The first two chords of this song are similar to the first two chords of the 1998 Cher hit "Believe." That's because Nick Van Eede co-produced the original demo for "Believe."

Comments: 4

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn October 3, 1987, the Cutting Crew performed "I've Been In Love Before" on the American syndicated musical television program 'Solid Gold'...
    At the time the song was at #38 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, seven weeks later it would peak at #9 {for 2 weeks} and it spent 21 weeks on the Top 100...
    Between 1986 and 1989 the English quartet had four records on the Top 100 chart, two made the Top 10 with one reaching #1, "(I Just) Died In Your Arms", for two weeks on April 26th, 1987...
    Besides the above two, their two other Top 100 records were "One for the Mockingbird" {#38 in 1987} and "(Between A) Rock and a Hard Place" {#77 in 1989}.
  • Shandroise De Laeken from Davao City, PhilippinesI really love this song... It's soo sweet, romantic... everything is PERFECT!! Voice soo wonderful!
  • Eliseu from Canoas, BrazilI still want this album on vinyl...
  • Michael from Gadsden, Althis is a great song, it takes me back to the 80s every time i hear it. mike c.
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