Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)

"Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)" is a song by Cliff Richard that was released in the UK in May 1983 as the lead single from Richard's 25th Anniversary 1983 album Silver. The song reached number 15 on the UK Singles Chart, and did better in Norway in reaching number 9 and in Sweden reaching number 13.

"Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)"
Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More) - Cliff Richard single.jpg
Single by Cliff Richard
from the album Silver
B-side
  • "Lucille"
  • "Front Page" (US,Can)
Released22 August 1983 (7-inch)[1]
Format7 inch, 12 inch
Recorded21–22 May 1983
StudioMayfair Studios
GenrePop
Length
  • 3:42 (7-inch edit)
  • 5:30 (12-inch extended mix)
LabelEMI Records
Songwriter(s)Terry Britten, Sue Shifrin
Producer(s)Terry Britten
Cliff Richard singles chronology
"True Love Ways"
(1983)
"Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)"
(1983)
"Please Don't Fall in Love"
(1983)
Music video
"Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)" on YouTube

The song is written by Terry Britten and Sue Shifrin. Terry Britten is the songwriter who had written Richard's 1976 hit Devil Woman and 1980 hit Carrie.

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1983) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[2] 15
Australia (Kent Music Report)[3] 81
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 21
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 63
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 19
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[7] 35
Norway (VG-lista)[8] 9
South Africa (Springbok Radio)[9] 23
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 13
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 73
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[12] 23
US Cash Box Top 100[13] 78

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cliff Richard - The UK Singles". www.cliffrichardsongs.com. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Cliff Richard: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  3. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Cliff Richard – Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  5. ^ "Musicline.de – Cliff Richard Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  6. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)". Irish Singles Chart.
  7. ^ "Charts.nz – Cliff Richard – Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)". Top 40 Singles.
  8. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Cliff Richard – Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)". VG-lista.
  9. ^ "South African Rock Lists Website SA Charts 1969 - 1989 Acts (H)". Rock.co.za. John Samson. Retrieved 30 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Cliff Richard – Never Say Die (Give a Little Bit More)". Singles Top 100.
  11. ^ "Cliff Richard Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  12. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1993). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-1993. Record Research.
  13. ^ "Cash Box Top Singles". Retrieved 30 September 2019.