80s Song of the Day: Let My Love Open the Door by Pete Townshend

Let My Love Open the Door by Pete Townshend was released in the United States on June 4, 1980, with And I Moved as the B side. It was a single from Townshend’s first solo album of original material (and third album overall) Empty Glass.

let my love open the doorThe song reached No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100, Townshend’s only Top 10 solo hit in the United States. It peaked at No. 46 in the United Kingdom.

The song has been used in several movies, including Look Who’s Talking in 1989, Grosse Pointe Blank in 1997, and Jersey Girl in 2004.


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