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"After the Glitter Fades"
Single by Stevie Nicks
from the album Bella Donna
B-side"Think About It"
ReleasedApril 30, 1982
Recorded1980–1981
Genre Country rock [1]
Length3:31
Label Modern
Songwriter(s)Stevie Nicks
Producer(s)Jimmy Iovine
Stevie Nicks singles chronology
" Edge of Seventeen"
(1981)
"After the Glitter Fades"
(1982)
" Stand Back"
(1983)

"After the Glitter Fades" is a 1981 song by the American singer/songwriter Stevie Nicks. It was the fourth and final single from her debut solo album, Bella Donna.

Reception

Cash Box called it "a plaintive rock lament" that "captures that unique Nicks magic." [2]

Charts

"After the Glitter Fades" was released April 30, 1982 and peaked at No. 32 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached No. 36 spot on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. The song also peaked at #70 on the Billboard Hot Country Tracks.

Chart (1982) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 [3] 32
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary [4] 36
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles [5] 70

Cover versions

References

  1. ^ "The 50 Best Albums of 1981". Spin. April 12, 2021. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  2. ^ "Reviews" (PDF). Cash Box. May 15, 1982. p. 8. Retrieved 2022-07-07.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles, 14th Edition: 1955-2012. Record Research. p. 615.
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 182.
  5. ^ "Stevie Nicks Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved June 27, 2021.