It's a Rainy Day

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"It's a Rainy Day"
Single by ICE MC
from the album Ice'n'Green
B-side Remix
Released 30 August 1994
Format CD single, CD maxi,
12" maxi single
Recorded 1994
Genre Hip house, Eurodance
Length 4:42
Label Polydor (Germany)
Eternal (UK)
Ariplay Records (France)
Dance World Attack (Italy)
12INC (Sweden)
Blanco Y Negro (Spain)
Byte Records (Belgium)
Writer(s) Roberto Zanetti
Producer(s) Roberto Zanetti
ICE MC singles chronology
"Think about the Way"
(1994)
"It's a Rainy Day"
(1994)
"Take Away the Colour" ('95 Reconstruction)"
(1995)

"It's a Rainy Day" is a song recorded and released in 1994 by British hip house/Eurodance artist ICE MC. It was his third single from his 1994 album Ice'n'Green on which it appears in two versions, and his eleventh single overall. It was written and produced by Robyx, and the female vocals were performed by Alexia. It became the most successful single of the album, reaching the top ten in France and the Netherlands, and was a top 15 hit in Austria, Switzerland and Germany. The formats were also released with new remixes for the Christmas holidays.

Track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "It's a Rainy Day".[1]

Original release[edit]

CD maxi - Germany, Sweden, Italy, Spain
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (radio version) — 4:12
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (euro club mix) — 6:52
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (happyman mix) — 6:30
  4. "It's a Rainy Day" (happyman dub) — 5:45
  5. "It's a Rainy Day" (a cappella fast) — 4:11
  6. "It's a Rainy Day" (a cappella slow) — 2:20
CD maxi - Belgium
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (radio version) — 4:12
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (euro club mix) — 6:52
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (happyman mix) — 6:30
  4. "It's a Rainy Day" (happyman dub) — 5:45
CD maxi - UK
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (Lee Marrow mix - UK radio edit) — 3:19
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (original radio version) — 4:12
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (Lee Marrow extended - UK edit) — 6:34
  4. "It's a Rainy Day" (Jules & Skins Stormy house vocal mix) — 7:14
  5. "It's a Rainy Day" (happy man mix) — 6:30
  6. "It's a Rainy Day" (mad sun remix) — 5:22
  7. "It's a Rainy Day" (Lee Marrow thunder remix) — 6:35
CD maxi - Germany
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (radio version) — 4:15
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (euro club mix) — 6:55
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (happy man mix) — 6:33
  4. "It's a Rainy Day" (eh - eh - mix) — 5:17
  5. "It's a Rainy Day" (new extended mix) — 6:37
  6. "It's a Rainy Day" (ferrari remix) — 5:47
  7. "It's a Rainy Day" (mad sun remix) — 5:23
CD single - France, Belgium
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (radio version) — 4:12
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (happyman mix) — 6:30
CD maxi - Remixes - Italy
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (ferrari radio eemix) — 3:59
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (original radio mix) — 4:19
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (new extended remix) — 6:41
  4. "It's a Rainy Day" (thunder remix) — 6:40
  5. "It's a Rainy Day" (eh - eh - mix) — 5:19
  6. "It's a Rainy Day" (mad sun remix) — 5:28
  7. "It's a Rainy Day" (ferrari remix) — 5:49
  8. "Dark Night Rider" (long version) — 6:35
12" maxi - Italy
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (euro club mix) — 6:52
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (radio version) — 4:12
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (happyman mix) — 6:30
  4. "It's a Rainy Day" (happyman dub) — 5:45
12" maxi - Belgium, Germany, Spain
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (euro club mix) — 6:52
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (radio version) — 4:12
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (a cappella fast) — 4:11
  4. "It's a Rainy Day" (happyman mix) — 6:30
  5. "It's a Rainy Day" (happyman dub) — 5:45
  6. "It's a Rainy Day" (a cappella slow) — 2:20
12" maxi - UK
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (Lee Marrow mix - UK extended radio edit) — 6:34
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (happy man mix) — 6:30
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (mad sun remix) — 5:22
  4. "It's a Rainy Day" (Jules & Skins Stormy house vocal mix) — 7:14
  5. "It's a Rainy Day" (euro club mix) — 6:52

Christmas remixes[edit]

CD single
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (Christmas remix) radio edit) — 4:38
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (Christmas remix) — 7:00
CD maxi
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (Christmas remix radio) — 4:38
  2. "It's a Rainy Day" (Christmas remix long) — 7:00
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (new extended remix) — 6:35
  4. "It's a Rainy Day" (ferrari remix) — 5:43
  5. "It's a Rainy Day" (thunder remix) — 6:30
  6. "It's a Rainy Day" (mad sun remix) — 5:22
12" maxi
  1. "It's a Rainy Day" (Christmas remix - long version) — 7:00
  2. "Dark Night Rider" (long edit) — 6:31
  3. "It's a Rainy Day" (Christmas remix - radio version) — 4:38

Charts and sales[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ICE MC — "It's a Rainy Day"". Discogs. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 
  2. ^ a b c d ""It's a Rainy Day", in various singles charts". Lescharts. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 
  3. ^ Belgian peak
  4. ^ "ICE MC singles, German Singles Chart" (in German). musicline. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  5. ^ Italy: Top Singles of 1994
  6. ^ a b "Single top 100 over 1994" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  7. ^ Billboard: Hits of the World, October 29, 1994
  8. ^ ""It's a Rainy Day", UK Singles Chart". Chartstats. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 
  9. ^ "1994 silver certifications of singles in French". Disqueenfrance. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 
  10. ^ "Les Ventes & Les Certifications, database". Infodisc. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 

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