The Way You Love Me (Karyn White song)

"The Way You Love Me" is the lead single from American singer Karyn White's 1988 self-titled debut studio album. The single peaked at number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100, number one on the Dance/Electronic Singles Sales chart, and at number five on the Dance Club Songs chart.[1] It also reached number 42 on the UK Singles Chart.[2]

"The Way You Love Me"
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Single by Karyn White
from the album Karyn White
B-side"Love on the Line"
ReleasedAugust 15, 1988
Format
Recorded1988
Genre
Length(Album Version) 4:56
(Single Edit) 3:45
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Karyn White singles chronology
"True Confessions"
(1987)
"The Way You Love Me"
(1988)
"Superwoman"
(1988)

Written and produced by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Antonio "L.A." Reid and Daryl Simmons, this song was the first of White's four top-ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] "The Way You Love Me" was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on March 9, 1989.[3]

Music videoEdit

The accompanying music video for "The Way You Love Me" was shot in Los Angeles in July 1988.

Track listing and formatsEdit

7-inch vinyl single (USA, Germany)
  1. The Way You Love Me (Edit) – 3:45
  2. Love on the Line – 4:05
12-inch vinyl single (UK)
  1. The Way You Love Me (12" Club Mix) – 6:40
  2. The Way You Love Me (12" Hype Remix) – 7:27
  3. Love on the Line – 4:05
12-inch vinyl single (UK)
Mini CD (Germany)
  1. The Way You Love Me (Paul Simpson Remix) – 6:50
  2. The Way You Love Me (Simp-House Dub) – 5:08
  3. The Way You Love Me (Paul Simpson 7" Remix) – 4:34
12-inch vinyl single (USA, Germany)
  1. "The Way You Love Me" (12" Hype Remix) – 7:27
  2. "The Way You Love Me" (Love Dub #1) – 5:25
  3. "The Way You Love Me" (Love Dub #2) – 3:48
  4. "The Way You Love Me" (12" Hype Remix Edit) – 3:41
  5. "The Way You Love Me" (12" Club Mix) – 6:40
  6. "The Way You Love Me" (Instrumental) – 5:20

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1988) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 42
US Billboard Hot 100 7
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard) 5
US Dance/Electronic Singles Sales (Billboard) 1

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1989) Position
United States (Billboard)[4][5] 65

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Karyn White's Billboard singles history". Rovi Corporation / Billboard. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  2. ^ "Official Charts Company". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  3. ^ "Gold & Platinum: Karyn White – The Way You Love Me - RIAA Searchable Database". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2015-09-04.
  4. ^ "1989 The Year in Music: Top Pop Singles". Billboard. 101 (51): Y-22. December 23, 1989.
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 100 – 1989".