We All Sleep Alone

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"We All Sleep Alone"
Single by Cher
from the album Cher
B-side "Working Girl"
Released January 28, 1988
Format CD Maxi-single, 7", 12"
VHS single
Recorded 1987
Genre Pop rock, adult contemporary
Length 3:56
Label Geffen Records
Writer(s) Desmond Child, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora
Producer(s) Desmond Child, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora
Cher North American singles chronology
"I Found Someone"
"We All Sleep Alone"
"Skin Deep"
Cher European singles chronology
"I Found Someone"
"We All Sleep Alone"
"If I Could Turn Back Time"
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"We All Sleep Alone" is the second U.S. and European official single release from American singer/actress Cher's eighteenth album Cher on January 28, 1988 by Geffen. The single was also released on VHS containing the music video, as directed by Cher.

Song information[edit]

This song was produced by David Geffen and written by Jon Bon Jovi, Desmond Child and Richie Sambora (with whom Cher would later be romantically involved). This song was remixed by Todd Terry for her 1998 album Believe.

Critical reception[edit]

Allmusic highlighted the song on a self-titled album.[1]

Music video[edit]

Cher and Camiletti in the "We All Sleep Alone" video.

There are two version of videos for "We All Sleep Alone". the first is only with Cher and Camilletti in a big bedroom, the second version including a footage from the first and clip with dancers in the streets and her on a stage.

On March 31, 1988, this video was released as a promo on VHS tape in the USA. In 2004 it was officially released on DVD in the video compilation, The Very Best of Cher: The Video Hits Collection.

Live performances[edit]

Cher performed the song on the following concert tours:

Formats and track listings[edit]

We All Sleep Alone remix vinyl 12"[2]

  1. "We all Sleep Alone" (Remix)
  2. "Working Girl"
  3. "I Found Someone"

Official versions[edit]

  • Album version (3:56)
  • Remix (3:52)
  • Todd Terry Remix (5:10)
  • Todd Terry Remix Edit (4:06)


Chart (1988) Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[3] 76
Canadian Hot 100 27
Canadian Adult Contemporary Chart[4] 5
Polish Singles Chart 18
UK Singles Chart[5] 47
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 14
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[6] 11
US Cash Box Top 100[7] 12


  1. ^ Review by Allmusic Retrieved 15 October
  2. ^ "We All Sleep Alone Single". 
  3. ^ Australian Singles Chart [1] . Retrieved October 22, 2010.
  4. ^ RPM Official charts Canada [2]
  5. ^ "We All Sleep Alone" in UK Singles Chart [3] . Retrieved October 31, 2010.
  6. ^ a b Allmusic (1993). "Billboard Charts". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-02-11. 
  7. ^ "Cash Box 100 Singles chart[4]

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