Chains (Tina Arena song)

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"Chains"
Single by Tina Arena
from the album Don't Ask
B-side "Standing Up"
Released 5 September 1994
Format 7", 12", CD single
Recorded Los Angeles
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:22
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Tina Arena, Pam Reswick, Steve Werfel
Producer(s) David Tyson
Certification Platinum (ARIA)
Tina Arena singles chronology
"Woman's Work"
(1991)
"Chains"
(1994)
"Sorrento Moon (I Remember)"
(1995)

"Chains" is a song by Australian singer Tina Arena from her album Don't Ask. It was composed by Arena, Pam Reswick and Steve Werfel and produced by David Tyson. "Chains" scaled the charts in the UK to #6, and charted well throughout Europe, earning her numerous awards in the process. The song was also a minor hit in the United States, peaking at #38 on the Billboard Hot 100 and stayed in the top 100 for 12 weeks.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Australian CD single[edit]

  1. "Chains" (Tina Arena, Pam Reswick, Steve Werfel) – 4:03
  2. "Standing Up" (Arena, Heather Field, Rick Price) – 3:37
  3. "Chains (World Jeep Mix)" (Arena, Reswick, Werfel) – 5:44
  4. "Chains (World Jazz Mix)" (Arena, Reswick, Werfel) – 5:05

UK CD single[edit]

  1. "Chains" (Arena, Reswick, Werfel) – 4:03
  2. "Standing Up" (Arena, Field, Price) – 3:37
  3. "Chains (World Jazz Mix)" (Arena, Reswick, Werfel) – 5:05

UK CD single (Part 2)[edit]

  1. "Chains" (Arena, Reswick, Werfel) – 4:26
  2. "Greatest Gift (Acapella Version)" (Arena, Robert Parde) – 4:21
  3. "Many Rivers to Cross (Live Version)" (Jimmy Cliff) – 4:33
  4. "Standing Up" (Arena, Field, Price) – 3:37

Music videos[edit]

There are two music videos for "Chains" (U.S. Version / European Version).

Charts[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Don't Ask > Overview, Allmusic. Accessed on 7 January 2009.
  2. ^ a b c "Chains"[1] Retrieved 7 July 2010
  3. ^ "Canadian Chart Position". Retrieved 31 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Canada Adult Contemporary Chart Position". Retrieved 31 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "German Chart Position". Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  6. ^ "Irih Chart Position". Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  7. ^ p. 77, The Complete Book of the British Charts: Singles & Albums, Neil Warwick, Tony Brown, and Jon Kutner, Omnibus Press, 2004, ISBN 1-84449-058-0.
  8. ^ a b c "Chains"[2] Retrieved 17 July 2010
  9. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1995 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  10. ^ "British single certifications – Tina Arena – Chains". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Chains in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Click Go

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