Song Details More songs by Bee Gees
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
Bee Gees
And how can you mend a broken heart?
How can you stop the rain from falling down?
How can you stop the sun from shining?
What makes the world go 'round?
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1971 for four weeks
  • peaked at No. 4 on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1971
  • from the Bee Gees ninth U.S. studio album Trafalgar (1971)
  • the first of nine No. 1 singles the Bee Gees charted on the Hot 100
  • on the record:
         Barry Gibb- lead and harmony vocals
         Robin Gibb- lead and harmony vocals
         Maurice Gibb- harmony vocals
  • written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  • produced by Robert Stigwood, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  • orchestra and strings arrangement by Bill Shepherd
  • recorded January 28, 1971 at IBC Studios, London, England
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