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"Right Before Your Eyes" is a song written by Ian Thomas and introduced on his 1977 album Goodnight Mrs. Calabash. It was also recorded by America for their 1982 album View from the Ground. The America version of "Right Before Your Eyes" was issued as that album's second single – following up America's Top Ten single "You Can Do Magic" – and rose to #45 on the Billboard Hot 100: the track's Adult Contemporary chart peak was #16.[1] "Right Before Your Eyes" was most popular in the Philippines during its release in 1982.

"Right Before Your Eyes"
Single by America
from the album View from the Ground
B-side"Inspector Mills"
ReleasedNovember 1982
RecordedCapitol Studios Hollywood
LabelCapitol Records 5177
Songwriter(s)Ian Thomas
Producer(s)Bobby Colomby
America singles chronology
"You Can Do Magic"
"Right Before Your Eyes"


Chart (1982) Peak
US Billboard Adult Contemporary 16
US Billboard Hot 100 45
US Cash Box Singles Chart 49