|Single by Peaches & Herb|
|from the album 2 Hot|
|B-side||Easy as Pie|
|Peaches & Herb singles chronology|
"Reunited" was a hit song for R&B vocal duo Peaches & Herb. Released from their 1978 album, 2 Hot, the song was a huge crossover smash, topping both the pop and soul charts. It spent four weeks at number one on both the R&B singles chart and the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1979 and sold over 2 million copies. Billboard ranked it as the No. 5 song for 1979.
The song was written by Dino Fekaris and Freddie Perren, and was the sequel song to the duo's 1968 hit "(We'll Be) United", which was itself a cover of The Intruders' original 1966 hit.
Sales and certifications
|Canada (Music Canada)||Platinum||150,000^|
|United Kingdom (BPI)||Gold||500,000|
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||2,000,000^|
*sales figures based on certification alone
- It was regularly covered by Faith No More as the intro song to the live shows on their 2009/2010 reunion tour.
- Lulu recorded a version with Cliff Richard for her Together album.
Uses in popular culture
- Peaches and Herb's version appears in a 2014 TV commercial for H&R Block. It appears in the comedy show Son of the Beach in an episode called "Fanny and the Professor".
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 454.
- Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1979
- "Canadian certifications – Peaches & Herb – Reunited". Music Canada. Retrieved 29 March 2012.
- "British certifications – Peaches & Herb – Reunited". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 29 March 2012. Enter Reunited in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select Gold in the field By Award. Click Search
- "American certifications – Peaches & Herb – Reunited". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 29 March 2012.
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