View from a Bridge

"View from a Bridge" is the second single released internationally from Kim Wilde's second album, Select.

"View from a Bridge"
View From a Bridge.jpg
Single by Kim Wilde
from the album Select
B-side"Take Me Tonight"
Released5 April 1982
Format7", 12"
Recorded1981
GenrePop, new wave
Length3:32
LabelRAK
Songwriter(s)Ricky Wilde, Marty Wilde
Producer(s)Ricky Wilde
Kim Wilde singles chronology
"Cambodia"
(1981)
"View from a Bridge"
(1982)
"Child Come Away"
(1982)

The song tells the story of a girl committing suicide by jumping off a bridge and was a Top 10 hit in several European countries and in Australia.

A faster version with a dance beat was released in 2006 on Never Say Never.

It has sold 348,000 copies in France.[1]

Chart performanceEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.infodisc.fr/Ventes_Chansons_Tout_Temps.php?debut=1000
  2. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 337. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Kim Wilde – View from a Bridge" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Kim Wilde – View from a Bridge" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  5. ^ Nyman, Jake (2005). Suomi soi 4: Suuri suomalainen listakirja (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 951-31-2503-3.
  6. ^ "Kim Wilde – View from a Bridge (song)" (in German). GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  7. ^ "The Irish Charts - All there is to know > Search results for 'Kim Wilde' (from irishcharts.ie)". Fireball Media, via Imgur.com. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Kim Wilde – View from a Bridge" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  9. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Kim Wilde – View from a Bridge". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  10. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Kim Wilde – View from a Bridge". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  11. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  12. ^ "Kent Music Report No 445 – 3 January 1983 > National Top 100 Singles for 1982". Kent Music Report, via Imgur.com. Retrieved 1 January 2020.

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