You're a Woman

"You're a Woman" is a song by the pop group Bad Boys Blue. It was released as a single in 1985 and was a hit across Europe, reaching number 8 in West Germany, number 1 in Austria and number 2 in Switzerland.[1]

"You're a Woman"
Bad Boys Blue - You're A Woman 1985.jpg
Single by Bad Boys Blue
from the album Hot Girls, Bad Boys
B-side"You're a Woman" (Instrumental)
Released1985
Format7", 12"
Length7" Version - 3:57
12" Version - 5:57
Album Version - 5:19
LabelCoconut Records
Songwriter(s)Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren
Producer(s)Tony Hendrik and Karin Hartmann
Bad Boys Blue singles chronology
"L.O.V.E. in My Car"
(1984)
"You're a Woman"
(1985)
"Pretty Young Girl"
(1985)

Track listingEdit

7" single (Coconut 107 276, 1985)[2]

  1. You're A Woman - 3:57
  2. You're A Woman (Instrumental) - 4:40

12" single (Coconut 601 673, 1985)[2]

  1. You're A Woman (Long Version) - 5:57
  2. You're A Woman (Instrumental) - 3:49

Prudence Liew versionEdit

"最後一夜 The Last Night"
 
Single by Prudence Liew
from the album Prudence Liew
B-side"霓虹鳥 Neon Bird"
Released1986
Formatsingle
GenreCantopop
Length5:32
LabelSony Music Entertainment
Songwriter(s)Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren
Producer(s)Joseph Chan
Prudence Liew singles chronology
"午夜情 (Midnight Love)"
(1986)
"最後一夜 The Last Night"
(1986)
"霓虹鳥 Neon Bird"
(1986)

In 1986 the song was covered under the title "最後一夜 (The Last Night)" with different lyrics in Cantonese and English and released as a single by Hong Kong pop singer Prudence Liew.

It was the second single from the album Prudence Liew.[3] The track featured a heavy dance beat that proved to be very popular with the Hong Kong disco scene. The popularity of this song propelled Liew's status in the music scene and it is still considered to be her signature song.[4]

"You're a Woman '98"Edit

""You're a Woman '98""
 
Single by Bad Boys Blue
from the album Back
Released1998
Formatsingle
GenrePop
Songwriter(s)Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren
Bad Boys Blue singles chronology
"Anywhere"
(1996)
""You're a Woman '98""
(1998)
"The Turbo Megamix"
(1998)

Bad Boys Blue released a new version of the song under the title "You're a Woman '98" as a single in 1998. It was the lead single from their album Back. This re-release reached number 52 in Germany and number 4 in Finland.[5]

Prudence Liew version 2Edit

"最後一夜 The Last Night [ Studio Ballad Version ]"
Single by Prudence Liew
from the album Opening the Sexual Boundaries Concert CD
Released2008
Formatsingle
GenreCantopop
Songwriter(s)Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren

On May 22, 2008 Prudence Liew released a ballad version of her song "最後一夜 (The Last Night)" as a single from her 2008 live album Opening the Sexual Boundaries Concert CD.

"You’re a Woman 2015"Edit

""You’re a Woman 2015""
 
Single by Bad Boys Blue
from the album 30
Released2015
Formatsingle
GenrePop
LabelCoconut
Songwriter(s)Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren
Bad Boys Blue singles chronology
"Come Back And Stay Re-Recorded 2010"
(2010)
""You’re a Woman 2015""
(2015)

On June 12th of 2015 Coconut Music / Pokorny Music Solutions / Sony Music released the 30th anniversary single titled "You're a Woman 2015" including remixes produced by High Tide, Andy Matern, Split Mirrors, Krzysiek Palich and Adam Pokorny.

Charts (Bad Boys Blue)Edit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1985) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[6] 1
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[7] 4
France (SNEP)[8] 47
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[9] 30
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[10] 19
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 6
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 2
West Germany (Official German Charts)[13] 8
Chart (1998) Peak
position
Germany (Official German Charts)[14] 52
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[15] 4

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1985) Position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[16] 9
Belgium (Ultratop Flanders)[17] 33
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[18] 9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bad Boys Blue - You're A Woman - hitparade.ch". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-05-03.
  2. ^ a b Discogs
  3. ^ Prudence Liew album "大開色界 (新曲+精選)" liner notes
  4. ^ Muzikland review of Prudence Liew (album). Retrieved on October 17, 2009
  5. ^ "Bad Boys Blue - You're A Woman '98 - hitparade.ch".
  6. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Bad Boys Blue – You're a Woman" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Bad Boys Blue – You're a Woman" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Lescharts.com – Bad Boys Blue – You're a Woman" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Bad Boys Blue" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Bad Boys Blue – You're a Woman" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 20 December 2020.
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Bad Boys Blue – You're a Woman". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Bad Boys Blue – You're a Woman". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  13. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Bad Boys Blue – You're a Woman". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  14. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Bad Boys Blue – You're a Woman '98". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  15. ^ "Bad Boys Blue: You're a Woman '98" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  16. ^ "Jahreshitparade Singles 1985". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  17. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 1985". Ultratop. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  18. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 1985". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 22 February 2020.

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