When Tomorrow Comes

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This article is about the Eurythmics song. For the 1939 film, see When Tomorrow Comes (film).
"When Tomorrow Comes"
File:Eurythmics When Tomorrow Comes cover.jpg
Single by Eurythmics
from the album Revenge
Released June 1986
Format 7", 12"
Recorded September 1985
Genre Pop rock, soul
Length 4:18
Label RCA
Writer(s) Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart and Pat Seymour
Producer(s) David A. Stewart
Eurythmics singles chronology
"It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)"
"When Tomorrow Comes"
"Thorn in My Side"
Music video
"When Tomorrow Comes" on YouTube

"When Tomorrow Comes" is a song recorded by British pop music duo Eurythmics. It was written by group members Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart and guest keyboardist Pat Seymour. With this single and its parent album Revenge, Lennox and Stewart continued with the rock and R&B sound from their previous album Be Yourself Tonight.

Released as the lead single from the new album, "When Tomorrow Comes" was a surprisingly modest hit in the UK, only reaching the Top 30. It proved to be a much bigger success in Australia and Scandinavia, where it reached the Top 10. "When Tomorrow Comes" was not released as a single in the United States.

Chart performance

Chart (1986) Peak
Australia (Kent Music Report)[1] 7
Belgian Singles Chart[citation needed] 18
Dutch Singles Chart[2] 22
French Singles Chart[3] 57
German Singles Chart[4] 22
Irish Singles Chart[5] 13
Italian Singles Chart[6] 16
New Zealand Singles Chart[7] 19
Norwegian Singles Chart[8] 5
Polish Singles Chart[citation needed] 36
South African Singles Chart[9] 19
Swedish Singles Chart[10] 4
UK Singles Chart[11] 30

Official Versions

1.) LP Version (4:32) 2. Extended Version (6:41)

Cover versions

  • "When Tomorrow Comes" was covered by the Swedish singer/songwriter Anna Ternheim in 2005.
  • Erika Spring (artist name of Erika Forster from Au Revoir Simone) covered "When Tomorrow Comes" on her debut 12".


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  8. Steffen Hung. "Eurythmics - When Tomorrow Comes". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 2011-06-09. 
  9. Brian Currin. "South African Rock Lists Website - SA Charts 1969 - 1989 Acts (E)". Rock.co.za. Retrieved 2011-06-09. 
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  11. http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/27723/eurythmics/

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