Fools Lullaby

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"Fools Lullaby"
Single by Bonnie Tyler
from the album Angel Heart
Released 1992
Format
Genre Pop
Length 3:52
Label Hansa
Writer(s) Dieter Bohlen
Producer(s) Dieter Bohlen
Bonnie Tyler singles chronology
"Where Were You"
(1991)
"Fools Lullaby"
(1992)
"Pethaino Stin Erimia (The Desert Is in Your Heart)"
(1992)

"Fools Lullaby" is a song recorded by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler for her ninth studio album Angel Heart (1992). It was released by Hansa Records as the lead single from the album, written by Tyler's at-the-time producer, Dieter Bohlen. The single was most successful in Norway where it peaked at number 6 in the Norwegian charts. The lyrics depict Tyler asking her ex-lover to rekindle their relationship.

Critical reception[edit]

Charlotte Dillon from AllMusic highlighted "Fools Lullaby" as a "top-notch track" in a review of Tyler's album Angel Heart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

"Fools Lullaby" gave Tyler her eighth top ten hit in Norway.[2] The song debuted on the Norwegian Singles Chart at number 8, rising to its peak at number 6 in the following week, and spent a total of five weeks on the chart.[3]

In Austria, "Fools Lullaby" debuted at number 27, peaking at number 17 and spent a total of twelve weeks on the chart.[4]

Live performances[edit]

Tyler performed "Fools Lullaby" on Norwegian game show Casino in 1992.[5] In the same year, she also performed the song on the German TV program Peter's Pop Show.[6] On 31 December 1992, Tyler performed "Fools Lullaby" on the French TV show Le monde est à vous.[7]

Format and track listing[edit]

Charts[edit]

Weeky charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 17
Germany (Media Control Charts)[10] 29
Germany Nordparade (R.SH History)[11] 23
Norway (VG-lista)[3] 6
Norway Høst (VG-lista)[12] 16

Year–end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Austria (Killersoft)[13] 110
Austria (Killersoft)[14] 141

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dillon, Charlotte. "Bonnie Tyler – Angel Heart Album Review". Allmusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Bonnie Tyler – norwegiancharts.com". VG-lista. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Norwegiancharts.com – Bonnie Tyler – Fools Lullaby". VG-lista. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Austriancharts.at – Bonnie Tyler – Fools Lullaby" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  5. ^ (in Norwegian). 1992. TVNorge.
  6. ^ (in German). 1992. ZDF.
  7. ^ Martin, Jacques (31 December 1992) (in German). France 2.
  8. ^ "Bonnie Tyler – Fools Lullaby (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Bonnie Tyler – Fools Lullaby (Vinyl)". Discogs. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Bonnie Tyler – Fools Lullaby". GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  11. ^ "R.SH History - Statistik der Nordparade". R.SH History. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  12. ^ "VG-lista - Topp 20 Single Høst 1992". VG-lista. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  13. ^ "Jahreshitparade Österreich 1992". killersoft.at. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  14. ^ "Jahreshitparade Österreich 1993". killersoft.at. Retrieved 6 January 2015.