I Go to Sleep
|"I Go to Sleep"|
|Song by Ray Davies from the album Kinda Kinks (Reissue Bonus Track)|
|Recorded||17 December 1964 - 17 February 1965 at Pye Studios, London|
I Go to Sleep is a song by Ray Davies. It was never recorded by the Kinks, but Ray Davies' demo is included as a bonus track on the reissue of their second studio album Kinda Kinks.
|"I Think I Said Yes"|
|Single by Marion Maerz|
|B-side||I Go to Sleep|
"I Go to Sleep" was covered in 1967 by Marion (later Marion Maerz), a German singer of the '60s. The record was produced in London by Larry Page, the producer of The Troggs. The song was released in Germany and the UK. Marion performed this song as the first and only German female singer in the famous German music program Beat Club.
|"I Go to Sleep"|
|Single by The Pretenders|
|from the album Pretenders II|
|The Pretenders singles chronology|
"I Go to Sleep" was covered in 1981 by The Pretenders and released as the fifth single from their second studio album Pretenders II. The song was later included on the Pretenders' compilation album The Singles. The song was also featured in the films Romanzo Criminale and Sweet Sixteen.
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||9|
|New Zealand (RIANZ)||28|
|UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)||7|
Selective list of recorded versions
- 1965: The Applejacks, as a single (Decca F 12216)
- 1965: Cher, on her debut album All I Really Want to Do
- 1965: Peggy Lee, on the album Then Was Then, Now Is Now
- 2008: Sia Furler, on her album Some People Have Real Problems. Sia's cover charted at number thirty-two on the Australian Singles Chart. This cover is also featured in the soundtrack of Australian TV series Packed to the Rafters.
- 2009: Works Progress Administration, on their self-titled debut album WPA.
- 2010: Anika, on her debut album Anika
- 2011: Camilla Kerslake on her second album Moments
- 2011: Kraus
- 2011: Rasputina on their collector's album "Great American Gingerbread: Rasputina Rarities & Neglected Items"
- 2013: Rachael Leahcar on her second album Romantique
- Uschi Nerke: 40 Jahre mein Beat-Club: Meine persönlichen Erlebnisse und Erinnerungen, Kuhle Verlag, ISBN 392369699X, p. 75–76.
- "IMDb - The Pretenders". IMDb. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
- "Dutchcharts.nl - The Pretenders - I Go to Sleep". Single Top 100. Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
- "Chart Stats - The Pretenders - I Go to Sleep". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
- "Australian-charts.com - Sia - I Go to Sleep". Australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
- "New Release". Eager Product. Retrieved 29 June 2013.