Waiting for Magic

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"Waiting for Magic"
Single by Ace of Base
from the album Happy Nation/The Sign
Released May 1993
Format CD single
Recorded 1992
Genre Dance-pop
Length 5:14
Label Mega
Writer(s) Buddha; Joker
Ace of Base singles chronology
"Happy Nation"
(1993)
"Waiting for Magic"
(1993)
"The Sign"
(1993)

"Waiting for Magic" is a song recorded by Swedish pop group Ace of Base from their debut album, Happy Nation. Released as the fourth single from the album, a heavily edited version of the song reached the top 10 in Sweden and Denmark.

Lyrics[edit]

Snow White is used as an allegory in this song for waiting for "the prince" to come ("Kiss me baby, I am Snow White sleeping in my coffin waiting for you").

Track listing[edit]

Sweden Maxi-CD

  1. Waiting For Magic [Radio Version] 3:31
  2. Waiting For Magic [Total Remix 12"] 6:34
  3. Waiting For Magic [Total Remix 7"] 3:51
  4. Waiting For Magic [Album Version] 5:14

Personnel[edit]

  • Vocals by Linn Berggren, Jenny Berggren, Jonas Berggren, and Ulf Ekberg
  • Written by Jonas Berggren and Ulf Ekberg
  • Produced by Jonas Berggren and Ulf Ekberg
  • Total Remix by Ulf Ekberg and Stonestream
  • Recorded at Tuff Studios

Charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Denmark (IFPI) 2
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[1] 5
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[2] 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin - levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5. 
  2. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Ace of Base – Waiting for Magic". Singles Top 60.

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