Conversations in the Dark

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"Conversations in the Dark"
ConversationsintheDark.jpg
David Guetta remix cover
Single by John Legend
from the album Bigger Love
ReleasedJanuary 10, 2020
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Gregg Wattenberg
  • Pom Pom
John Legend singles chronology
"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"
(2019)
"Conversations in the Dark"
(2020)
"Actions"
(2020)
David Guetta singles chronology
"Make It to Heaven"
(2019)
"Conversations in the Dark"
(2020)
"Detroit 3 AM"
(2020)

"Conversations in the Dark" is a song by American singer and songwriter John Legend. It was released as a single on January 10, 2020, by Columbia Records and Sony Music as the lead single from his seventh studio album Bigger Love . A remix of the song with French DJ David Guetta was released on February 14, 2020. [1] [2]

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Live performances

On February 14, 2020, Legend performed the song live on The Ellen Show , he was joined by a band and violinist Lindsey Stirling. Legend was also the guest host of show, he presented a clip of himself serenading random people in a Starbucks and handed out some treats to the unsuspecting customers. He gives some of his iconic songs new lyrics about lattes and runs around the coffee shop giving everyone extra whipped cream. [3]

Background

The release of the single coincided with Legend's guest appearance on the award-winning NBC family comedy drama television series, This Is Us , where the song featured. The song was written by Legend, Gregg Wattenberg, Jesse Fink, Kellen Pomeranz, Chance Peña and was produced by Gregg Wattenberg and Pom Pom. [3]

Track listing

Digital download [1]
No.TitleLength
1."Conversations in the Dark"3:57
2."Conversations in the Dark" (John Legend vs. David Guetta)3:30
Digital download – John Legend x Lindsey Stirling: The Violin Remixes [4]
No.TitleLength
1."Conversations in the Dark" (Violin Remix)3:42
2."All of Me" (Violin Remix)4:38

Personnel

Credits adapted from Tidal. [5]

Charts

Chart (2020–2021)Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) [6] 26
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) [7] 26
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) [8] 57
US Billboard Hot 100 [9] 86
US Adult Contemporary ( Billboard ) [10] 21
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ( Billboard ) [11] 42

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [12] Gold500,000Double-dagger-14-plain.png

Double-dagger-14-plain.pngsales+streaming figures based on certification alone

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