Everytime We Touch (Maggie Reilly song)

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"Everytime We Touch"
Single by Maggie Reilly
from the album Echoes
B-side "Gaia"
Released 1992
Format CD Single
7" Single
12" Single
Recorded 1991
Genre Pop
Length 3:59
Label EMI
Writer(s) Maggie Reilly, Stuart MacKillop
Producer(s) Armand Volker
Maggie Reilly singles chronology
"What About Tomorrows Children"
(1991)
"Everytime We Touch"
(1992)
"Wait"
(1992)

"Everytime We Touch" is a song recorded by Maggie Reilly for her 1992 album Echoes. The song was produced by Armand Volker and recorded under the label of Mambo Musik. It was a major hit in Europe in the 1990s, reaching #1 chart position in Norway and helped increase her profile as an independent artist — back in the 1980s she was known mostly for her contribution of the female vocals in the hit song "Moonlight Shadow" by Mike Oldfield and many other Oldfield's albums.

Formats and track listings[edit]

CD Single (Electrola | 1 C 560-2 04667 2)

  1. "Everytime We Touch" (Radio Mix) - 3:59
  2. "Gaia" - 2:41
  3. "Everytime We Touch" (Long Version) - 7:18
  4. "Everytime We Touch" (Rhythm Mix) - 4:21

7" Single

  1. "Everytime We Touch" - 3:59
  2. "Gaia" - 2:41

12" Single

  1. "Everytime We Touch" (Long Version) - 7:18
  2. "Everytime We Touch" - 3:59
  3. "Everytime We Touch" (Rhythm Mix) - 4:21

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Austrian Singles Chart[1] 5
Dutch Singles Chart[1] 63
Polish Singles Chart[1] 12
German Singles Chart[1] 16
Norwegian Singles Chart[1] 1
Swedish Singles Chart[1] 34
Swiss Singles Chart[1] 24

Year-End Chart[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Austrian Singles Chart 27
German Singles Chart[2] 81

Cover versions[edit]

"Everytime We Touch" has been covered by a few artists, including Trixiana, Lacara and Trinity.

  • A Swedish version, with lyrics by Keith Almgren, called "Varje gång du ler" (eng. "Everytime You Smile") has been recorded by Septembers 1994 and later by Cosmos (1997 on the album "Jag har en dröm").
  • In 2005, the song's chorus was borrowed, with permission from Reilly, for a Eurodance version also called "Everytime We Touch", performed by dance group Cascada. This cover version was a major hit in the U.S., peaking in the top 10 on the pop chart. Although the new version has completely different verses, the writing credit still appears the same as it appeared on the original recording by Maggie Reilly.
  • The Croatian song "Sedam Dana" by a band named Karma also uses the same basic melody.
  • The Techno/Dance group Cash Cash also created a version of this song using the lyrics from Cascada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Everytime We Touch", in various singles charts [1] (Retrieved 3 August 2009)
  2. ^ http://ki.informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de/~topsi/deu1992/deu_1992t.html

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