Heaven in Your Eyes

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"Heaven in Your Eyes"
Heaven in Your Eyes - Loverboy.jpg
Single by Loverboy
from the album Top Gun
B-side"Friday Night"
ReleasedAugust 2, 1986
GenreRock, soft rock
Length4:03 (7")
LabelColumbia
Songwriter(s)Paul Dean, John Dexter, Mae Moore, Mike Reno
Loverboy singles chronology
"Lead a Double Life"
(1986)
"Heaven in Your Eyes"
(1986)
"Notorious"
(1987)

"Heaven in Your Eyes" is a song recorded by Canadian rock band Loverboy for the soundtrack to the film Top Gun. It later appeared on Loverboy's 1989 hits compilation Big Ones. The power ballad[1] reached No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the U.S.

The song was originally written by Mae Moore and John Dexter, both Vancouver-area musicians.[2] As recorded, it is credited to Moore, Dexter and Paul Dean & Mike Reno from Loverboy.

Noteworthy is the fact that Loverboy keyboardist Doug Johnson does not appear in the song's music video. His absence was intentional, as he felt that the Top Gun film over-glamorized war and military service.[3]

Charts

Chart (1986) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 12
Canada The Record Singles[5]
30
Canada RPM Top Singles
24

References

  1. ^ "24 of the Biggest and Best Movie Power Ballads".[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Mae Moore biography". Canoe.ca. Retrieved 2009-04-24.
  3. ^ "Revisiting the Top Gun Soundtrack". 22 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Loverboy Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  5. ^ Lwin, Nanda (2000). Top 40 Hits: The Essential Chart Guide. Mississauga, Ontario: Music Data Canada. ISBN 1-896594-13-1.
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