"(I'm Always Touched by Your) Presence, Dear" is a song by Plastic Letters, a studio album by Blondie. The song served as the second single from the album and received the tenth position in both the UK Singles Chart and Dutch Top 40.

The song was written by bass player Gary Valentine, for his then girlfriend Lisa Jane Persky.

Tracey Ullman made a cover of the song and brought this out through the studio album You Broke My Heart in 17 Places. In 1995, the song was covered by Annie Lennox.


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  1. "(I'm Always Touched by Your) Presence, Dear" (Gary Valentine) – 2: 43

B side[Edit]Edit

  1. "Poet's Problem" (Jimmy de Vera) – 2: 20
  2. "Detroit 442" (Jimmy Decker, Chris Stein) – 2: 28


Chart (1978) Highest


UK Singles Chart 10
Dutch Top 40 10
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