House Of Broken Love

Album: Twice Shy (1989)
Charted: 44 83

Songfacts®:

  • During a concert recorded for the BBC Radio programme The Friday Rock Show, front man Jack Russell said "House Of Broken Love" is a song about the very next address on lonely street.
    It appears though to have had a more direct - and for White, painful - inspiration. It was written after his first divorce. Lead guitarist Mark Kendall had also gone through a break up; the two men were sitting together when their manager walked in and asked, "What is this, the house of broken love?"
  • The band performed the song on the American Music Awards in January 1990, and it was released the same year backed by "Bitches And Other Women". In December 2009, a picture disc of the single turned up on Ebay for $39.99. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

Comments: 2

  • Mo from Mesa ArizonaI first saw Great White open for Whitesnake at the Miami Sportatorium a long time ago. They blew away Whitesnake that night. I also saw them a few times in Omaha at the Ranch Bowl up close. A great but troubled band stolen from Jack. Mark Kendall is a great guitarist though.
  • Lester from NycThis is a great song. Great White put out a few excellent tunes.
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