Song Details More songs by Boston
Boston 1986 Amanda 45
I'm gonna take you by surprise
And make you realize
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986 for two weeks
  • No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock chart in 1986
  • peaked at No. 13 on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1986
  • the lead single released from Boston's third album, Third Stage (1986)
  • the biggest hit single for Boston
  • Boston:
         Brad Delp - lead and harmony vocals
         Tom Scholz - guitars, keyboards, bass guitar
         Jim Masdea - drums, percussion
  • written by Tom Scholz
  • produced, engineered by Tom Scholz
  • recorded at Hideaway Studio, MA
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