Superstitious (song)

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"Superstitious"
Single by Europe
from the album Out of This World
B-side "Lights and Shadows"
Released July 1988
Format CD single
7" single
12" single
Genre Hard rock, glam metal
Length 4:35 (Album Version)
4:11 (Rock Edit - Video Version)
3:51 (CHR Edit)
Label Epic
Writer(s) Joey Tempest
Producer(s) Ron Nevison
Europe singles chronology
"Cherokee"
(1986)
"Superstitious"
(1988)
"Open Your Heart"
(1988)

"Superstitious" is a 1988 single released by the Swedish rock band Europe. It was the first single released from the album Out of This World. It charted at #31 in the Billboard Hot 100, #9 at the Mainstream Rock Tracks and #34 in the UK Singles Chart.

The video for "Superstitious" was filmed at an old castle on Long Island, New York. When performing the song live on tour in 1990-92, Europe included a part of Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry" in the middle of the song.

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Year List Peak Ref.
1988 Swedish Singles Chart 1 [1]
Norwegian Singles Chart 1 [2]
Mainstream Rock Tracks 9 [3]
Swiss Singles Chart 9 [4]
Dutch Top 40 10 [5]
Italian Singles Chart 10 [6]
German Singles Chart 21 [7]
Irish Singles Chart 24 [8]
Billboard Hot 100 31 [3]
French Singles Chart 33 [9]
UK Singles Chart 34 [10]
South African Singles Chart 12 [11]
Canadian Singles Chart 35 [12]
Australian Singles Chart 45 [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swedish Album Chart". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  2. ^ "Norwegian Singles Chart". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  3. ^ a b "US Album Chart". Billboard 200. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  4. ^ "Swiss Album Chart". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  5. ^ "De Nederlandse Top 40, week 35, 1988". Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Italian Singles Chart". hitparadeitalia. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  7. ^ "German Album Chart". charts-surfer. Retrieved 2008-06-24. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Irish Singles Chart". The Irish Charts. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  9. ^ "French Album Chart". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  10. ^ "UK Album Chart". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-24. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  11. ^ http://rock.co.za/files/springbok_top_20_(E).html Retrieved 6 January 2014
  12. ^ "Canadian Chart". RPM. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  13. ^ "Australian Chart". australiancharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 

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