Vincent” is a tribute to Vincent van Gogh. Eddy McManus is a talented painter and sings this song with compassion and kindness as one who truly understands the message of this beautiful loving song.¬† It is also known by its opening line, “Starry Starry Night“, a reference to Van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night. The song also describes different paintings by the artist. The song became the number one hit in the UK Singles Chart for 2 weeks¬† and No. 12 in the US. It spent 12 weeks on the Hot 100. In the US, “Vincent” also hit number two on the Easy Listening chart.