When You Need My Love

"When You Need My Love" is a debut song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Darryl Worley. It was released in March 2000 as the first single from his debut album Hard Rain Don't Last. It peaked at #15 on the United States country chart and at #75 on the Hot 100. It also peaked at #30 on the Canadian country chart. The song was written by Worley and Wynn Varble.

"When You Need My Love"
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Single by Darryl Worley
from the album Hard Rain Don't Last
B-side"Who's Gonna Get Me Over You"
ReleasedMarch 13, 2000
LabelDreamWorks Nashville
Songwriter(s)Wynn Varble
Darryl Worley
Producer(s)Frank Rogers
James Stroud
Darryl Worley singles chronology
"When You Need My Love"
"A Good Day to Run"


The song is about a girl that thinks she can keep coming back to the narrator when she has problems in her new relationship. The narrator wishes he could get over her because she just uses him for when she needs him because he can't tell her no.

Music videoEdit

Darryl Worley's first music video was co-directed by Mark Tucker and Jimmy Abegg.

Chart performanceEdit

"When You Need My Love" debuted at number 70 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the chart week of April 1, 2000.

Chart (2000) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[1] 30
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 75
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 15

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2000) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 58


  1. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7161." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 21, 2000. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "Darryl Worley Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved January 23, 2011.
  3. ^ "Darryl Worley Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved January 23, 2011.
  4. ^ "Best of 2000: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2000. Retrieved August 16, 2012.

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