How Do I Survive (Amy Holland song)

"How Do I Survive" is a song originally sung by The Paul Bliss Band and written by Paul Bliss himself. In 1980 American pop singer Amy Holland recorded her own version for her debut album. Holland often performed this song live on TV programs, such as Music Fair and Young Oh! Oh!. This song is her only Top 40 hit to date, peaking at #22. The song was later covered by The Nolans in 1982, and their version of the song appeared on their 1982 album Portrait.[1]

"How Do I Survive"
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Single by Amy Holland
from the album Amy Holland
B-side"Don't Kid Yourself"
GenrePop rock
LabelCapitol Records
Songwriter(s)Paul Bliss
Producer(s)Michael McDonald
"How Do I Survive"
Single by The Nolans
from the album Portrait
LabelEpic Records
Songwriter(s)Paul Bliss
Producer(s)Nicky Graham


  • This song was the first track off of Amy Holland's debut album.
  • The success of this song helped Amy earn a Grammy Nomination for Best New Artist in 1981, however, she didn't win it.