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"Turn to You" is a 1984 single, released by the all-female pop band The Go-Go's. The song was the second single from the band's third album, Talk Show.

"Turn to You"
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Single by The Go-Go's
from the album Talk Show
B-side"I'm with You"
ReleasedOctober 17, 1984
Format7"
Recorded1983
GenrePop rock
LabelI.R.S.
Songwriter(s)Charlotte Caffey, Jane Wiedlin
Producer(s)Martin Rushent
The Go-Go's singles chronology
"Head over Heels"
(1982)
"Turn to You"
(1984)
"Yes or No"
(1984)

Written by Charlotte Caffey and Jane Wiedlin, the song was about Caffey's one-time boyfriend, baseball player Bob Welch.[1]

Music videoEdit

The song's music video, co-directed by Mary Lambert and Chris Gabrin,[2] featured a starring role for the then-up-and-coming actor Rob Lowe.[3] The band members play suit-clad men (except for drummer Gina Schock, who is wearing a colorful dress) as they perform the song at a formal teen dance.

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1984) Peak
position
Canada RPM Top 100 Singles 95
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 32

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Connelly, Christopher (July 5, 1984). "The Go-Go's: A Year of Living Dangerously". Rolling Stone. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  2. ^ Thompson, Dave (2000). Alternative Rock p. 89. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 978-0-8793-0607-6.
  3. ^ Anderson, Kyle (December 2, 2015). "The Grinder recap: Grinder Rests in Peace". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 18, 2018.

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