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"The Man in Love with You" is a song written by Steve Dorff and Gary Harju, and recorded by American country music artist George Strait. It was released in June 1994 as the fourth and final single from his album Easy Come, Easy Go. It peaked at number 4 in the United States, and number 2 in Canada.

"The Man in Love with You"
Single by George Strait
from the album Easy Come, Easy Go
B-side"We Must Be Loving Right"
ReleasedJune 14, 1994
FormatCD Single, 7" single
RecordedApril 19, 1993
GenreCountry
Length3:22
LabelMCA54854
Songwriter(s)Steve Dorff, Gary Harju
Producer(s)Tony Brown & George Strait
George Strait singles chronology
"Lovebug"
(1994)
"The Man in Love with You"
(1994)
"The Big One"
(1994)

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Critical receptionEdit

Larry Flick, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that "even up against a lush string section and a mean mess of chord changes, ol' George stays as cool as a cucumber."[1]

Music videoEdit

This is one of the few of Strait's singles that has a music video. It was directed by Bill Young.

Chart positionsEdit

"The Man in Love with You" debuted at number 75 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of June 25, 1994.

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 4

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1994) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 54
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 49

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Billboard, July 2, 1994
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2598." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 19, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  5. ^ "Best of 1994: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.