I've Been Thinking About You

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"I've Been Thinking About You"
Single by Londonbeat
from the album In the Blood
B-side "9AM"
Released October 4, 1990
Format CD single, CD maxi, 7" single,
12" maxi, cassette
Genre House, dance-pop
Length 5:17 (album version)
3:49 (single version)
Label Anxious
Writer(s) Jimmy Chambers
Jimmy Helms
George Chandler
William Henshall
Producer(s) Martyn Phillips
Londonbeat singles chronology
"Falling in Love Again"
(1990)
"I've Been Thinking About You"
(1990)
"A Better Love"
(1991)

"I've Been Thinking About You" is a song recorded by Londonbeat. It was released as a single in the last months of 1990 in many countries.

It hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100[1] on April 13, 1991, having hit number two in the United Kingdom the previous year.[2] The song also topped the singles charts in Spain, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands and Australia as well as in Costa Rica.

Part of the song was sampled and prominently featured in the song "Physical" recorded by Alcazar.

Track listings[edit]

7" single
  1. "I've Been Thinking About You" — 3:49
  2. "9 A.M." (live at Moles) — 5:49
CD maxi
  1. "I've Been Thinking About You" (7" version) — 3:49
  2. "I've Been Thinking About You" (c'est wot mix) — 5:38
  3. "9AM" (live at Moles) — 5:49
CD maxi - U.S.
  1. "I've Been Thinking About You" (def 12" mix) — 6:50
  2. "I've Been Thinking About You" (red zone mix) — 4:42
  3. "I've Been Thinking About You" (reprise) — 1:33
  4. "I've Been Thinking About You" (vocal dub) — 5:50
  5. "I've Been Thinking About You" (the eclipse mix) — 4:12
  6. "I've Been Thinking About You" (trak mix) — 3:05
CD single
  1. "I've Been Thinking About You" — 3:49
  2. "9AM" (live at Moles) — 5:49
12" maxi
  1. "I've Been Thinking About You" (c'est wot mix)
  2. "I've Been Thinking About You" (force feel dub mix)
  3. "I've Been Thinking About You" (7" version)
12" maxi
  1. "I've Been Thinking About You" (extended club mix)
  2. "I've Been Thinking About You" (radio edit)
  3. "I've Been Thinking About You" (instrumental)
  4. "I've Been Thinking About You" (dub)
Cassette
  1. "I've Been Thinking About You" (def 12" mix) — 6:50
  2. "I've Been Thinking About You" (red zone mix) — 4:42
  3. "I've Been Thinking About You" (reprise) — 1:33
  4. "I've Been Thinking About You" (vocal dub) — 5:50
  5. "I've Been Thinking About You" (the eclipse mix) — 4:12
  6. "I've Been Thinking About You" (trak mix) — 3:05

Chart and sales[edit]

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer
Dutch Top 40 number-one single
September 8, 1990 (1990-09-08) – October 5, 1990 (1990-10-05) (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Verdammt, ich lieb' dich" by Matthias Reim
Eurochart Hot 100 number-one single
September 29, 1990 (1990-09-29) – November 24, 1990 (1990-11-24) (9 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Ice Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice
Swedish number-one single
October 10, 1990 (1990-10-10) – November 14, 1990 (1990-11-14) (6 weeks)
Succeeded by
"No Coke" by Dr Alban
Preceded by
"Tom's Diner" by DNA featuring Suzanne Vega
German number-one single
October 26, 1990 (1990-10-26) – November 2, 1990 (1990-11-02) (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Sadeness Part I" by Enigma
Preceded by
"It Must Have Been Love" by Roxette
Swiss number-one single
November 4, 1990 (1990-11-04) – December 9, 1990 (1990-12-09) (6 weeks)
Preceded by
"Tom's Diner" by DNA featuring Suzanne Vega
Austrian number-one single
November 11, 1990 (1990-11-11) – December 2, 1990 (1990-12-02) (4 weeks)
Preceded by
"I Touch Myself" by Divinyls
Australian (ARIA) number-one single
February 17, 1991 (1991-02-17) – March 10, 1991 (1991-03-10) (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Do the Bartman" by The Simpsons
Preceded by
"How to Dance" by Bingoboys featuring Princessa
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
April 6, 1991 (1991-04-06) (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Here We Go (Let's Rock & Roll)" by C+C Music Factory
Preceded by
"Coming Out of the Dark" by Gloria Estefan
Billboard Hot 100 number-one single
April 13, 1991 (1991-04-13) (1 week)
Succeeded by
"You're in Love" by Wilson Phillips

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Londonbeat > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved August 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Chart Stats - Londonbeat - I've Been Thinking About You". Retrieved August 1, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  6. ^ Nyman, Jake (2005). Suomi soi 4: Suuri suomalainen listakirja (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 951-31-2503-3. 
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You" (in French). Les classement single.
  8. ^ "Chartverfulgong > Londonbeat > I've Been Thinking About You – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  9. ^ "irishcharts.ie search results". Retrieved August 1, 2009. 
  10. ^ "HitParadeItalia - Top20 del 05 Gennaio 1991" (in Italian). Retrieved August 1, 2009. 
  11. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Londonbeat search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  12. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You". Top 40 Singles.
  13. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You". VG-lista.
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You". Singles Top 60.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You". Swiss Singles Chart.
  16. ^ "ARIA Charts - End of Year Charts - Top 50 Singles 1991". ARIA. Retrieved August 1, 2009. 
  17. ^ "Single Top 100 Over 1990" (in Dutch). Retrieved August 1, 2009. 
  18. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 1991 - hitparade.ch" (in German). Retrieved August 1, 2009. 
  19. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1991". Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  20. ^ "Austrian single certifications – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You" (in German). IFPI Austria.  Enter Londonbeat in the field Interpret. Enter I've Been Thinking About You in the field Titel. Select single in the field Format. Click Suchen
  21. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Londonbeat; 'I've Been Thinking About You')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. 
  22. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 1987−1998" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. 
  23. ^ "British single certifications – Londonbeat – I've Been Thinking About You". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter I've Been Thinking About You in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Click Go

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