More Today Than Yesterday

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"More Today Than Yesterday"
More Today Than Yesterday Spiral Starecase song.jpg
Single by Spiral Starecase
from the album More Today Than Yesterday
B-side "Broken-Hearted Man"
ReleasedJanuary 7, 1969 (US)
April 1969 (UK)
Recorded1968
Genre Jazz rock
Length3:11
Label Columbia 44741
Songwriter(s) Pat Upton [1]
Producer(s) Sonny Knight
Spiral Starecase singles chronology
"I'll Run"
(1968)
"More Today Than Yesterday"
(1969)
"No One for Me to Turn To"
(1969)

"More Today Than Yesterday" is a song written by Pat Upton and performed by Spiral Starecase, of which Upton was the lead singer. The song was produced by Sonny Knight and arranged by Al Capps. [2]

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Background

The principal idea of the song was made famous at the turn of the 20th century in a poem by Rosemonde Gérard, the wife of the poet and playwright Edmond Rostand ( Cyrano de Bergerac ).

Chart performance

It reached No. 6 in Canada, [3] No. 7 on the Cashbox Top 100, [4] and No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1969. [5] It was also released in the United Kingdom as a single, but did not chart. [6] The song was featured on their 1969 album, More Today Than Yesterday . [7] It ranked No. 50 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1969. [8]

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