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The Things We Do for Love (song)

"The Things We Do for Love" is a song by British band 10cc, released as a single in 1976. It later featured on the album Deceptive Bends released in 1977 and was the group's first release after the departure of band members Godley and Creme. The song was a hit in various countries worldwide, reaching number one in Canada, as well as peaking at number 6 in the UK, number 5 in the US and Australia, number 13 in the Netherlands, and number 2 in Ireland.

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;UK 7" single :A. "The Things We Do for Love" – 3:32 :B. "Hot to Trot" – 4:28

Amy Grant version

"The Things We Do for Love" was covered by Amy Grant for the soundtrack to the 1996 film Mr. Wrong. Her version reached number 24 on the U.S. Adult Contemporary chart. It was a bigger hit in Canada, where it reached number 41 on the Pop singles chart and number eight Adult Contemporary. It is ranked as the 96th biggest Adult Contemporary hit of 1996.

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Tina Arena version

Australian singer Tina Arena released her version in November 2014, with money raised going towards the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Australian department store David Jones Limited used the song in their 2014 Christmas campaign.

Track listing

; 1-track download # "The Things We Do for Love" - 3:08

; 4-track download # "Last Christmas" - 3:59 # "The Things We Do for Love" (pop mix) - 3:21 # "Only Lonely" - 3:22 # "You Set Fire to My Life" (acoustic mix) - 4:22

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