Never Gonna Fall In Love Again

Album: Eric Carmen (1975)
Charted: 11
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Songfacts®:

  • Carmen uses the melody line from Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 for this song. It comes from the Adagio movement. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Rodger - Harrisburg, PA

Comments: 11

  • Shen76 from Conway, ScEric Carmen also was lead singer for the Raspberries earlier in the 70s.
  • Tk from BuffaloWho sang the backup vocals on that '76 "Never Gonna Fall in Love Again" ? the video shows 4 squares aside Carmen...who were they?
  • Mickey from BostonLove is a fleeting feeling......never hesitate to buy him/her a card.....compliment them.....remind them how much you love them.....and yes you can send flowers “just because”.... for no reason.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 23rd 1976, Eric Carmen performed "Never Gonna Fall in Love Again" on the NBC-TV program 'The Midnight Special'...
    Three months earlier on April 25th, 1976 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #78; and on June 28th, 1976 it peaked at #11 (for 2 weeks) and spent 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    On June 13th, 1976 it reached #1 (for 1 week) on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
    And on July 24th, 1976 it also peaked at #1 (for 1 week) on the Canadian RPM 100 Singles chart...
    On the same 'Special' show he also performed his biggest hit, "All By Myself", it reached #2 (for 3 weeks) earlier in 1976 on February 29th...
    Eric Howard Carmen will become eligible for Medicare next month when he celebrates his 65th birthday on August 11th, 2014.
  • Tod from Las Vegas, NvThe piano intro also reminds of the Carpenters' Close to You.
  • Barbara from Oklahoma City, Oki am just trying to get the lyrics,the chords and the key to never gonna fall in love again.
  • Malena from Monterrey, MexicoNEVER UNDERSTOOD ERIC, he was all my himself and then never wanted to fell in love........poor guy jajaja
  • Reed from New Ulm, MnWish he would have had more hits. Great singer.
  • Les from Joplin, MoEric's first hit on his follow-up LP was entitled "She Did It," and it was an upbeat answer to his first two melancholy solo hits, this one and "All By Myself."
  • Steve from Las Vegas, NvThis song has also been covered by John Travolta and appears on the "Slow Dancing" CD collection
  • Ivan from Dallas, TxI just downloaded the song from Apple's iTunes and have played it so many times. Carmen has such a melancholy and sad voice which highlights the mood of this song. I'd been personally through such circumstances and therefore can resonate with the lyrics. A very good song.
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