Hello (Turn Your Radio On)

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"Hello (Turn Your Radio On)"
Single by Shakespears Sister
from the album Hormonally Yours
Released November 1992
Format 7" single
CD single
Cassette
Recorded May 1991
Genre Pop, adult contemporary
Length 4:21
Label London Records
Writer(s) Siobhan Fahey
Marcella Detroit
Manu Guiot
Shakespears Sister singles chronology
"I Don't Care"
(1992)
"Hello (Turn Your Radio On)"
(1992)
"My 16th Apology"
(1993)

"Hello (Turn Your Radio On)" is a song by the British based pop duo Shakespears Sister, and was released the fourth single released from their second album Hormonally Yours. The single peaked at #14 on the UK singles chart and reached similar success internationally.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hello (Turn Your Radio On)" (7" Version) — 4:23
  2. "Hello (Turn Your Radio On)" (Alternative Piano Version) — 4:22
  3. "Goodbye Cruel World" (BTO Remix) — 7:06
  4. "Stay" (Andre Betts Remix) — 3:49
  • UK Ltd. Edition CD single[1]
  1. "Hello (Turn Your Radio On)" — (4:24)
  2. "Black Sky" (Dub Extravaganza Part 2) — (10:39)
  3. "Goodbye Cruel World" (BTO Remix) — 7:06
  4. "Stay (André Betts 12" Remix) — (4:28)
  1. "Hello (Turn Your Radio On)" — (4:24)
  2. "Stay (André Betts Remix) — (4:28)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 97
Germany (Media Control AG)[3] 12
Ireland (IRMA)[4] 27
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[5] 33
New Zealand (RIANZ)[6] 43
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[7] 20
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 14

Cover versions[edit]

The Bates version[edit]

"Hello"
Single by The Bates
from the album The Bates
B-side "All in All"
Released 1994
Format CD single
Genre Punk rock
Length 3:21
Label Virgin
Writer(s) Siobhan Fahey
Marcella Detroit
Manu Guiot
The Bates singles chronology
"Hello"
(1994)
"A Real Cool Time"
(1994)

Hello (Turn Your Radio On) was covered by German punk band The Bates, and was released as the group's lead single in 1994.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hello" — 3:21
  2. "All in All" — 2:28
  3. "It's a Heartache" (Punch in the Face Demo Mix) — 1:52
  4. "Hello" (Punch in the Face Demo Mix) — 3:14
  5. "Worse Than the Devil" (Punch in the Face Demo Mix) — 1:51

Queensberry version[edit]

"Hello (Turn Your Radio On)"
Single by Queensberry
from the album On My Own
B-side "Welcome to My World"
Released 23 October 2009
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Pop, R&B
Length 3:15
Label Warner
Writer(s) Siobhan Fahey
Marcella Detroit
Manu Guiot
Queensberry singles chronology
"Too Young"
(2009)
Hello (Turn Your Radio On)
(2009)
"The Song"
(2009)

Hello (Turn Your Radio On) was covered by German girlgroup Queensberry, and released as the lead single off the second album On My Own in October 2009.

Track listings[edit]

  1. "Hello (Turn Your Radio On)" — 3:18
  2. "Welcome to My World" — 3:46

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Austrian Singles Chart[12] 12
German Singles Chart[13] 4
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 20)[14] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Shakespears Sister - Hello - Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  2. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
  3. ^ "GER Charts > Shakespears Sister". charts.de. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  4. ^ "Irish Charts > Shakespears Sister". irishcharts.de. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  5. ^ "Dutch Charts > Shakespears Sister - Hello". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  6. ^ "New Zealand Charts > Shakespears Sister - Stay". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  7. ^ "Swedish Charts > Shakespears Sister - Hello". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  8. ^ "Swiss Charts > Shakespears Sister - Stay". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  9. ^ "Charstats - Shakespear's Sister". chartstats.com. Retrieved 2012-12-03. 
  10. ^ - Queensberry - Hello at Discogs
  11. ^ "Hello (Turn Your Radio On) - Queensberry at Amazon". 
  12. ^ Austrian Charts > Queensberry - Hello
  13. ^ German Charts > Queensberry - Hello
  14. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 20. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
  15. ^ Swiss Charts ? Queensberry - Hello