|Single by General Public|
|from the album All the Rage|
|Songwriter(s)||Mickey Billingham, Ranking Roger, Dave Wakeling|
|General Public singles chronology|
"Tenderness" is a song by General Public from their 1984 album All the Rage , produced by I.R.S. Records.
The song's lyrics tell about a man who really needs tenderness to feel like a man. It was one of the band's first singles. The single cover of the extended versions has a sentence reading "words like conviction can turn into a sentence".
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||50|
|Canadian Singles Chart||11|
|UK Singles Chart||95|
|US Billboard Hot 100||27|
|US Billboard Top Rock Tracks||39|
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