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.