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No One Like You" is a song by the German rock band Scorpions. It was written by band members Rudolf Schenker (guitar) and Klaus Meine (lead singer), and released as a single in 1982. It is one of their most well known songs.
Background [ edit ]
"No One Like You" first appeared on the band's
1982 album . It was one of three hit singles from the record. The track also appeared on multiple greatest hits-type albums, including Blackout , Best of Rockers 'n' Ballads and Bad for Good: The Very Best of Scorpions . Box of Scorpions
A video was shot for the song in
San Francisco. It features Alcatraz Island, with one of the band members being the recipient of capital punishment.
The track was originally written in German and much of its meaning was changed in translation.
Reception [ edit ]
The song reached #65 on the
singles chart. It also attained the #1 position on the US Billboard Hot 100 Billboard Rock Tracks chart. In Canada, the track peaked at number 49. [1 ]
In 1984, the Scorpions released a live version of the song as a taster for their forthcoming live album
. The record's flipside also features a performance of their classic " World Wide Live The Zoo".
Covers and soundtracks [ edit ]
"No One Like You" was covered by
Lagwagon on their 2000 album and by Let's Talk About Leftovers Roman Angelo on his 2014 debut album . Cover versions of the track are also playable in the video games Entry Level and Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s . Rock Revolution
The song is featured in the
episode "Bugs". Additionally, it appears in the 2012 musical Supernatural . Rock of Ages
Personnel [ edit ]
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