Queen of My Heart

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"Queen of My Heart"
Single by Westlife
from the album World of Our Own
Released November 5, 2001
Format CD single
Recorded Rokstone Studios, London 2001
Genre Pop
Length 4:23
Label BMG
Writer(s) John McLaughlin, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac, Steve Robson
Producer(s) Steve Mac
Certification Silver (UK), Gold (SWE)
Westlife singles chronology
"When You're Looking Like That"
(2001)
"Queen of My Heart"
(2001)
"World of Our Own"
(2002)
"Queen of My Heart CD2"

"Queen of My Heart" is the debut single released from Westlife's third studio album, World of Our Own. It became the band's ninth UK number No. 1 single, staying at the top of the chart for one week.[1] The song was written by John McLaughlin, Wayne Hector and Steve Robson, Steve Mac.[2] It remains one of the band's most successful singles, becoming the 23rd best-selling single of 2001 in the UK, and receiving a Silver sales certification in the UK for over 200,000 copies sold. So far, it sold over 335 000 copies in UK.[3]

Tracklisting[edit]

UK CD1
  1. "Queen Of My Heart" (Radio Edit) - 4:20
  2. "When You're Looking Like That" (Single Remix) - 3:53
  3. "Reason For Living" - 4:03
  4. "When You're Looking Like That" (Video) - 3:53
UK CD2
  1. "Queen Of My Heart" (Radio Edit) - 4:20
  2. "When You're Looking Like That" (Single Remix) - 3:53
  3. "Interview" (Video) - 5:16
  4. "Queen Of My Heart" (Video) - 4:26

Music video[edit]

The video features Westlife in a castle with Shane and Kian in one room, Mark and Nicky in another room and Brian sitting alone on the stairs. During the video, Nicky shaves his hair, giving himself a David Beckham skinhead. Towards the end of the video, many fans appear and surround the band.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Austrian Singles Chart 33
Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart 14
Danish Singles Chart 15
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[4] 8
German Singles Chart 27
Irish Singles Chart 1
Italian Singles Chart[5] 27
Dutch Top 40 12
New Zealand Singles Chart 4
Norwegian Singles Chart 12
Romanian Top 100[6] 24
Swedish Singles Chart 3
Swiss Singles Chart 37
UK Singles Chart[1] 1
UK Radio Airplay Chart 17

End of year charts[edit]

End of year chart (2001) Position
Irish Singles Chart 14
UK Singles Chart 23

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Because I Got High" by Afroman
Irish IRMA number one single
10 November 2001 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Sweet Caroline" by Dustin the Turkey
Preceded by
"Because I Got High" by Afroman
UK number-one single
November 10, 2001 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"If You Come Back" by Blue

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 666. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Westlife | Official Top 20 | MTV UK". Mtv.co.uk. 2009-10-28. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Billboard - Google Books". Books.google.ca. 2001-11-24. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  5. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: W". Hitparadeitalia.it. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  6. ^ [2][dead link]

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