Not Enough Love in the World

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"Not Enough Love in the World"
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Single by Don Henley
from the album Building the Perfect Beast
B-side "Man with a Mission"
Released 1985
Recorded 1984
Genre
Length 3:54
Label Geffen
Songwriter(s)
Don Henley singles chronology
"All She Wants to Do Is Dance"
(1985)
"Not Enough Love in the World"
(1985)
"Sunset Grill"
(1985)

"All She Wants to Do Is Dance"
(1985)
"Not Enough Love in the World"
(1985)
"Sunset Grill"
(1985)
"Not Enough Love in the World"
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Single by Cher
from the album It's a Man's World
Released April 12, 1996 (Europe only)
Recorded 1995
Genre Pop rock (Europe)
Length 4:24
Label WEA
Songwriter(s)
  • Don Henley
  • Danny Kortchmar
  • Benmont Tench
Producer(s) Stephen Lipson
Cher singles chronology
"One by One"
(1996)
"Not Enough Love in the World"
(1996)
"The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore"
(1996)

"One by One"
(1996)
"Not Enough Love in the World"
(1996)
"The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore"
(1996)
Audio sample

"Not Enough Love in the World" is a soft rock song written by Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, and Benmont Tench. The lyrics describe a rocky relationship, with the singer proclaiming he's still in love, it is rumoured that it was about Henley's relationship with Stevie Nicks (whom fellow Eagle Joe Walsh later dated), but their relationship only lasted a year.

Song information[edit]

Henley included the song on his 1984 album Building the Perfect Beast, it was released as a single in 1985 and hit #34 on the Billboard Hot 100. The music video was directed by Timothy Hutton.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
RPM Adult Contemporary 3
RPM Top Singles 63
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 34
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary 6
U.S. Billboard Top Rock Tracks 17

Cher version[edit]

In 1996, Cher released her version of "Not Enough Love in the World" as the third official European single from her 21st studio album It's a Man's World. The single version is shorter than the album version and is slightly remixed. Allmusic highlighted this cover on her album.[2]

Formats and track listings[edit]

UK CD Maxi-Single (WEA052CD)[3][4]

  1. Not Enough Love in the World (Single Mix)
  2. One by One (Sam Ward Mix)
  3. One by One (Junior Vasquez Club Vocal Mix)

Official version

  • Main UK Version (4:24)
  • Main US Version (Sam Ward Mix) (4:25)
  • Single Mix (3:48)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[5] 27
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 31

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