You're Moving Out Today

"You're Moving Out Today" is a song written by Carole Bayer Sager, Bette Midler and Bruce Roberts.[1] It became an international hit in 1977, in two versions.

"You're Movin' Out Today"
Single by Bette Midler
from the album Live at Last
B-side"Let Me Just Follow Behind"
ReleasedApril 1977 (U.S.)
GenrePop, Easy Listening
Songwriter(s)Carole Bayer Sager, Bette Midler and Bruce Roberts
Bette Midler singles chronology
"Old Cape Cod"
"You're Movin' Out Today"
"Storybook Children (Daybreak)"
"You're Moving Out Today"
Single by Carole Bayer Sager
ReleasedDecember 1976
  • Pop
  • easy listening
Producer(s)Brooks Arthur
Carole Bayer Sager singles chronology
"You're Moving Out Today"
"Stronger Than Before"

Both Sager and Midler recorded the song. The first U.S. release was by Bette Midler, in February of 1977. It was the lead single from her LP Live at Last. Her version reached No. 42 on the Billboard Hot 100, and also charted in Canada. On the adult contemporary charts, the song reached No. 11 in the U.S. and No. 9 in Canada.

Carole Bayer Sager version

"You're Moving Out Today" became an international hit for Carole Bayer Sager during the fall of the year, reaching number six in the UK and spending four weeks at number one in Australia.[2]

Although Sager is a prolific songwriter who is credited on many hit singles,[3] this was the first one that she performed herself.

Chart history

Weekly charts

Bette Midler
Chart (1977) Peak
Canada RPM Adult Contemporary[4] 9
Canada RPM Top Singles[5] 67
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[6] 42
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary 11
U.S. Cash Box Top 100 78
Carole Bayer Sager


  1. "You're Moving Out Today". Retrieved 18 February 2011.
  3. Jason Ankeny. "Carole Bayer Sager". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 February 2011.
  4. "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". 1977-07-02. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  5. "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". 1977-07-09. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  6. Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955–1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  7. " – Carole Bayer Sager – You're Moving Out Today". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  8. "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". 1977-12-03. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  9. Flavour of New Zealand, 23 October 1977
  10. "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  11. Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970-1992. St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.

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