The song was written by British born songwriter Jim Scott. “You’re Not Alone” was released as the third single off their sixteenth studio album, Chicago 19. The single was released in January 1989 with “It’s Alright” on the B-side reaching #10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
There are two versions of this song: the album version and the radio remix with additional production. The remixed version features more guitar work by studio guitarist Dann Huff.