"Still Loving You" is a power ballad[1] by the German rock band Scorpions. It was released in July 1984 as the second single from their ninth studio album, Love at First Sting (1984). The song reached number 64 on Billboard Hot 100.

"Still Loving You"
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Single by Scorpions
from the album Love at First Sting
B-side"Holiday"
ReleasedJuly 1984
Format
Genre
Length6:26
LabelUniversal
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Dieter Dierks
Scorpions singles chronology
"Rock You Like a Hurricane"
(1984)
"Still Loving You"
(1984)
"Big City Nights"
(1984)

BackgroundEdit

In an interview with Songfacts, Rudolf Schenker explained, "It's a story about a love affair, where they recognized it may be over, but let's try again".[2]

Music videoEdit

The music video was released in July 1984,[3] and was filmed in Dallas, Texas at Reunion Arena.

In the mediaEdit

The song can be heard in the police procedural television series Cold Case, in the episode "It's Raining Men" (2004). "Still Loving You" is also featured in the television show Patinando por un sueño and Polish comedy film Gotowi na wszystko. Exterminator (2018).

Track listingEdit

Original version (1984)Edit

Single (Harvest 20 0329 7)

  1. "Still Loving You" - 4:48
  2. "Holiday" - 6:31 (taken from the album Lovedrive)

Remix (1992)Edit

CD single (Harvest 1 C 560-204675-2)[citation needed]

  1. "Still Loving You" (Remix) – 6:12
  2. "Still Loving You" (Radio edit) – 3:58
  3. "Media Overkill" – 3:34 (taken from the album Savage Amusement)

PersonnelEdit

Charts and certificationEdit

Other versionsEdit

  • A remixed version of the studio album version was included on the album Still Loving You in 1992. The remixed version was also released as a single in Germany and some other European countries.
  • A symphonic metal version of the song, featuring the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, features on the album Moment of Glory.
  • An unplugged version was recorded for the Scorpions' 2001 album Acoustica.
  • A "sequel" of the song was recorded for the Scorpions' 2010 album Sting in the Tail, entitled "SLY", an acronym for "Still Loving You".
  • Two versions of the song were recorded for the Scorpions' 2011 album Comeblack; a regular version, and a "Frenglish" version featuring Amandine Bourgeois.

Cover versionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 10 best hard rock and heavy metal love songs". AXS.
  2. ^ "Still Loving You". Songfacts.com. Retrieved May 6, 2010.
  3. ^ "Scorpions - "Still loving you"". mvdbase.com. Retrieved August 13, 2012.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Scorpions – Still Loving You" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Scorpions – Still Loving You" (in French). Les classement single.
  6. ^ "Musicline.de – Scorpions Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Scorpions – Still Loving You" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Scorpions – Still Loving You". Swiss Singles Chart.
  9. ^ "Les Singles de Platine :" (in French). Infodisc.fr. Archived from the original on December 24, 2013. Retrieved November 22, 2012.
  10. ^ "French single certifications – Scorpions – Still Loving You" (in French). InfoDisc. Select SCORPIONS and click OK. 

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