I Get Weak

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"I Get Weak"
Single by Belinda Carlisle
from the album Heaven on Earth
Released February 15, 1988
Format CD single, 7" single, 12" single
Recorded 1987
Genre Dance-rock
Length 4:52 (Album Version)
4:15 (US Single Edit)
Label MCA Records
Writer(s) Diane Warren
Producer(s) Rick Nowels
Belinda Carlisle singles chronology
"Heaven Is a Place on Earth"
(1987)
"I Get Weak"
(1988)
"Circle in the Sand"
(1988)

"I Get Weak" is a pop song written by Diane Warren and produced by Rick Nowels for Belinda Carlisle's second album Heaven on Earth. The song reached number 2 in the US, behind Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up", and number 10 in the UK in 1988.

Music video[edit]

Belinda Carlisle's video features a combination of color and black-and-white shots in the same frames. It was directed by Diane Keaton and also featured model and actor Tony Ward, who would later appear in Madonna's video of "Justify My Love".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Get Weak" (12" version) 7:25
  2. "I Get Weak" (7" version) 4:39
  3. "I Get Weak" (Instrumental version)(U.S. pressing) 7:32
  4. "Should I Let You In?" 4:16

The remixes were made by Shep Pettibone.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988-1989) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 34
Canadian Adult Contemporary (RPM)[2] 14
Canadian Top Singles (RPM)[3] 4
Germany (Media Control Charts)[4] 38
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 5
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 11
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[7] 77
Italy (FIMI)[8] 11
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 24
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[10] 10
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 2
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[12] 9

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