” How Deep Is Your Love ” is by the Bee Gees, who were British pop group made up of brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb.
Formed in 1958, they have sold over 220 million records worldwide, ensuring their place on the list of the world’s best selling artists of all time.
The song was released in September 1977 under the RSO record label, now part of the Universal Music Group. In the United Kingdom, it was released on the 14th of October.
The single was recorded at the Château d’Hérouville studios, housed in an 18th-century Château near Paris, France. The place was made famous by Elton John with his LP Honky Chateau in 1972.
” How Deep Is Your Love ” was written by the brothers Gibb, who also produced the single along with Karl Richardson and Albhy Galuten.
The single features on the album Saturday Night Fever, the soundtrack from the film of the same name that starred John Travolta.
The song was the first single released before the film appeared in cinemas. The Saturday Night Fever album has sold over forty-five million units, making it the second best-selling soundtrack of all time, beaten only by The Bodyguard soundtrack.
” How Deep Is Your Love ” has been certified Gold in the United States by the Recording Association Industry of America ( RIAA ) with sales of one million copies.
It has also been certified Gold in Canada and France for sales of 75,000 and 846,000 copies respectively.
In the United Kingdom, it gained a Platinum disc awarded by the British Phonographic Industry ( BPI ) for sales of 963,000 units.
The song became a commercial success for the Bee Gees. In the United States, the single entered the chart at number eighty-three on the 24th of September 1977, moving up to Number One thirteen weeks later.
It spent three weeks at the top, seventeen weeks in the Top Ten and remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for thirty-three weeks. It also reached the top of the Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart.
In the United Kingdom, the single entered the UK Singles Chart on the 29th of October 1977 and reached number three. It spent ten weeks in the Top Ten and fifteen weeks in the Top 100.
” How Deep Is Your Love ” topped the singles charts in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Finland and France.
It peaked inside the Top Ten in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and South Africa.
In Austria, it reached number thirteen, and in Germany, the single peaked at twenty-one.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 1
UK Highest Chart Position: 3
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