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"Come a Little Bit Closer" reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1964, making it the band's highest charting single. It remains their most popular song. It also peaked at number 4 on the Cashbox chart and at number 1 on RPM's singles chart. The single served as a comeback for the group, who had not had a hit in some time. It was written by songwriters Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart, as well as Wes Farrell, and became Boyce and Hart's first top 10 hit. The song is featured in the 2017 film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.