” Secret Love ” is by the Bee Gees, who were a pop group consisting of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb.
Their records have sold well over 200 Million worldwide, which puts the Bee Gees on the list of the World’s best-selling artists of all time.
They have won or have been nominated for many awards throughout their career. These include Grammys for which they have sixteen nominations with nine wins.
In 1997, Barry, Robin and Maurice were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in May 2004, they were awarded the Commander in the Order of the British Empire ( CBE ) for their services to music. Barry became a Knight Bachelor in the 2018 New Year Honours, awarded for his services to music and charity.
In January 2003, Maurice died at the age of 53, and on the 20th of May 2012, Robin died at the age of 62. Of the three Gibb brothers, Barry is the only family member left. Today Barry still records and tours, and in 2016 he released his latest album, In the Now, which reached number two in both the UK and New Zealand.
” Secret Love ” was released on the 18th of February 1991 in the United Kingdom under the record label Warner Bros.
The song was written and produced by Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb. It was taken as their lead single from their nineteenth studio album, High Civilization.
The album, released on the 25th of March 1991 in the United Kingdom and the 14th of May 1991 in the United States, reached number two in Germany, four in Austria and six in Switzerland.
In the United Kingdom, the album entered the UK Albums Chart on the 6th of April 1991 and peaked at number twenty-four. It spent three weeks in the Top Forty and five weeks on the Top 100. It did not chart in the United States.
” Secret Love ” is an up-tempo ballad. Many music critics noted the similarities with ” Chain Reaction “, a UK chart-topper for Diana Ross in 1986, also written by the brothers Gibb. A fan favourite, the song was first played live on the 2nd of March 1991 at Rhein-Ruhr-Halle, Duisburg, Germany.
The single became a commercial success for the Bee Gees. In the United Kingdom, ” Secret Love ” entered the UK Singles Chart on the 2nd of March 1991 and reached number five. It spent five weeks in the Top Twenty and eleven weeks on the Top 100.
Other countries chart positions are two in Austria, Belgium five, two Germany, eight Ireland, eight Belgium, nineteen Switzerland, thirteen Netherlands and eighty in France.
The single was not released in the United States.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 5
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