I Remember You (Skid Row song)

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"I Remember You"
Single by Skid Row
from the album Skid Row
Released November 18, 1989
Recorded 1988
Genre Glam metal
Length 5:14
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Rachel Bolan
Dave Sabo
Producer(s) Michael Wagener
Skid Row singles chronology
"18 and Life"
(1989)
"I Remember You"
(1989)
"Monkey Business"
(1991)

"I Remember You" is a song by American heavy metal band Skid Row. It was released in November 1989 as the third and final single from their eponymous debut album. The power ballad was written by bandmates Rachel Bolan and Dave "the Snake" Sabo. It reached number six on the Billboard Hot 100 and number twenty-three on the Mainstream Rock Tracks in early 1990.[1] The song also charted at number 36 on the UK Singles chart.[2]

In popular culture[edit]

In a 2007 interview, vocalist Sebastian Bach commented, "'I Remember You' was the #1 prom song in the United States of America in the year 1990....You talk about making memories! Literally the whole country of America did their prom dance to 'I Remember You' one year, and that's a real heavy memory to beat." [3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Remember You"
  2. "Makin' a Mess"
  3. "Big Guns" (Live)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1989-90) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 12
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[5] 14
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 2
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[7] 36
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 6
US Mainstream Rock Tracks[8] 23
End of year chart (1990) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[9] 72

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weber, Barry. "Skid Row". AllMusic. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Skid Row". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-22. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  3. ^ "Sebastian Bach Is Charged Up". Sleaze Roxx. 2007-11-28. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  4. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Skid Row – 18 and Life". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  5. ^ "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada: Top Singles". RPM (magazine). Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  6. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Skid Row – 18 and Life". Top 40 Singles.
  7. ^ "Chart Stats - Skid Row". chartstats.com. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  8. ^ a b "allmusic ((( Skid Row > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  9. ^ Billboard Top 100 - 1990. "Billboard Top 100 - 1990 - Longbored Surfer - Charts". Longbored Surfer. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 

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