Classic Rock Song Of The Weekend

Peaked at #38 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on March 17th, 1990. First time I heard this song, when it began its MTV rotation towards the end of 1989, I was hooked.

Originally written as the theme song for the movie Say Anything, but rejected. A severely underwhelming Soft Rock power ballad written and performed by the writer-director’s wife was utilized instead:

Come to think of it, perhaps this Smithereens number was a bit too aggressive to be the theme song for a love story.

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