"Hold on My Heart" is a 1992 single by rock band Genesis. It was released as the third single from their 1991 album We Can't Dance. The song proved to be successful in both the UK and the US reaching number one on the US Adult contemporary charts, Canadian singles chart and number twelve on the US Billboard Hot 100, it also peaked number 16 on the official UK singles chart.

It was the last Top 20 single for Genesis on the US Billboard Hot 100. The music video shows the band playing at an empty night club; similar to Collin's 1985 video for One More Night.


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Live performances[edit]Edit

The song was played live during The Way We Walk,[1] Calling All Stations (with Ray Wilson on vocals,[2] though rarely played), and Turn It On Again: The Tour[3] tours.

A live version appears on their albums The Way We Walk, Volume One: The Shorts, and Live Over Europe 2007, as well as on their DVDs The Way We Walk - Live in Concert and When in Rome 2007.

Track listings[edit]Edit

CD maxi
  1. "Hold on My Heart"
  2. "Way of the World"
  3. "Home by the Sea" (live)
  4. "Your Own Special Way" (live)
7" single
  1. "Hold on My Heart" – 4:38
  2. "Way of the World – 5:38


Peak positions[edit]Edit

Chart (1992) Peak


French SNEP Singles Chart[4] 19
German Singles Chart[5] 45
Irish Singles Chart[6] 20
UK Singles Chart[7] 16
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 12
US Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[8] 1

End of year charts[edit]Edit

End of year chart (1992) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 62

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