Perfect World
Huey Lewis & The News
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Everybody's looking for a perfect world
Where you could have everything your heart desires
A perfect boy will meet a perfect girl
And the perfect love will set the world on fire
1988
3
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1988
  • peaked at No. 2 on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1988
  • peaked at No. 5 on the Mainstream Rock chart in 1988
  • the first of three singles released from the group's fifth album, Small World (1988)
  • the last Top-10 hit for Huey Lewis & the News
  • Huey Lewis and the News:
         Huey Lewis - harmonica, vocals
         Mario Cipollina - bass
         Chris Hayes - guitar, vocals
         Johnny Colla - guitar, saxophone, vocals
         Sean Hopper - keyboards, vocals
         Bill Gibson - drums, percussion, vocals
    Tower Of Power horns:
         Emilio Castillo - tenor saxophone
         Stephen "Doc" Kupka - baritone saxophone
         Lee Thornburg - trumpet
         Greg Adams - trumpet
         Steve Grove - tenor saxophone
  • written by Alex Call; Call was a former bandmate of Huey Lewis and Sean Hopper in the band, Clover and had previously written the 1982 Tommy Tutone hit "867-5309/Jenny" 
  • produced by Huey Lewis and the News
  • recorded at Studio D Recording, Sausalito, CA
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