Now and Forever (You and Me)

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"Now and Forever (You and Me)"
Single by Anne Murray
from the album Something to Talk About
B-side "I Don't Wanna Spend Another Night Without You"
Released January 1986
Genre Pop[1]
Length 4:14
Label Capitol
Writer(s) David Foster
Randy Goodrum
Jim Vallance
Producer(s) David Foster
Anne Murray singles chronology
"I Don't Think I'm Ready for You"
"Now and Forever (You and Me)"
"Who's Leaving Who"

"Now and Forever (You and Me)" is a hit song written by David Foster, Randy Goodrum and Jim Vallance and recorded by Canadian Country vocalist Anne Murray. It was aided by a popular music video, filmed in Toronto.

It was released in January 1986 as the first single from the Gold-certified album Something to Talk About. The cut was Murray's tenth #1 hit on the U.S. Country singles chart and spent six weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. It remained for a total of nineteen weeks on the Billboard Country chart.[2] (This was Murray's final 45 to cross over to the U.S. 'Pop' chart.)

Chart performance

Chart (1986) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Tracks[3] 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks [4] 2
Canadian RPM Top Singles[5] 12
UK Singles Chart[citation needed] 76
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[6] 7
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[7] 92


  1. "Anne Murray Going Pop Again After Six Years" (PDF). Billboard. February 15, 1986. 
  2. Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 243. 
  3. "RPM Country Tracks for May 3, 1986". RPM. Retrieved July 14, 2011. 
  4. "RPM Adult Contemporary for March 15, 1986". RPM. Retrieved July 14, 2011. 
  5. "RPM Top Singles for March 29, 1986". RPM. Retrieved July 14, 2011. 
  6. "Anne Murray Adult Contemporary Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved June 13, 2015. 
  7. Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 291. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
Preceded by
"Cajun Moon"
by Ricky Skaggs
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

April 26, 1986
Succeeded by
"Once in a Blue Moon"
by Earl Thomas Conley
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

May 3-May 10, 1986