Song Details More songs by 10cc
The Things We Do For Love
10cc 1977 Things We Do For Love 45
Too many broken hearts have fallen in the river
Too many lonely souls have drifted out to sea
You lay your bets and then you pay the price
The things we do for love
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977
  • peaked at No. 6 on the UK Singles chart in 1976
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from 10cc's fifth studio album, Deceptive Bends (1977)
  • the second of three Top-40 singles charted on the Hot 100 by 10cc
  • on the record:
       Eric Stewart - lead vocals, lead guitar, backing vocals, piano, organ
       Graham Gouldman - bass, electric guitar, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, tambourine
       Paul Burgess - drums, tambourine, gong
  • written by Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
  • produced by 10cc
  • recorded at Strawberry Studios South, Dorking, Surrey
  • Mercury Records label
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