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Head over Heels (The Go-Go's song)

"Head over Heels" is a 1984 single, released by the all-female pop rock/new wave band The Go-Go's, written by Charlotte Caffey and Kathy Valentine. Go-Gos' rhythm guitarist Jane Wiedlin has cited "Head over Heels" as her favorite Go-Gos' song, describing it as "just a classic. Like a little pop truffle of chocolate that's just completely delicious."[1]

"Head over Heels"
Head Over Heels GoGos.jpg
Single by The Go-Go's
from the album Talk Show
B-side"Good For Gone"
ReleasedFebruary 21, 1984 (1984-02-21)
Format7" single, 12" single
GenrePop rock, new wave
Songwriter(s)Charlotte Caffey, Kathy Valentine
Producer(s)Martin Rushent
The Go-Go's singles chronology
"He's So Strange"
"Head over Heels"
"Turn to You"



The song was released as the first single from their third album, Talk Show, and was the most successful of the album's three singles, peaking at #11 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.[2] It also spent three weeks at #10 on the U.S. Cash Box Top 100. The song was also a hit in the Philippines.[3]

Chart performanceEdit


  1. ^ "Songwriter Interviews: Jane Weidlin from the Go-Gos". Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  2. ^ [Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2002]
  3. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, May 26, 1984
  4. ^ [Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2002]
  5. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, May 26, 1984
  6. ^