We Belong

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Not to be confused with "We Belong Together", a song by Mariah Carey.
"We Belong"
Single by Pat Benatar
from the album Tropico
B-side "Suburban King"
Released October 16, 1984
Format
Genre Soft rock, pop rock
Length 3:40
Label Chrysalis
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
Pat Benatar singles chronology
"Love Is a Battlefield"
(1983)
"We Belong"
(1984)
"Painted Desert"
(1984)

"We Belong" is a song by American rock singer Pat Benatar, released as the lead single from her sixth studio album, Tropico (1984). It matched the success of "Love Is a Battlefield" on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the U.S., peaking at #5. It reached #3 on Billboard's Top Rock Tracks chart and #34 on the Adult Contemporary.

It was also successful in the United Kingdom where it peaked number 22 in the charts, nearly matching the popularity of Love Is a Battlefield which is her most recognized song there. The song was written by songwriting team Lowen & Navarro. The song earned Benatar a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance alongside Linda Ronstadt, Tina Turner, Madonna, and Whitney Houston. It was awarded a Gold certification in Canada for sales of 5000 units.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

Appearances in pop culture[edit]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1984-85) Peak
Position
Australia (ARIA)[5] 7
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[5] 8
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[6] 13
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[7] 7
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 5
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 22
US Billboard Hot 100[10] 5
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[11] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gossip Girl Music - Season 5, Episode 13". The CW. January 2012. Retrieved April 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ Marsi, Steve (January 31, 2012). "Gossip Girl Music From "G.G."". TV Fanatic. Retrieved April 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ Eckstein, David (January 25, 2012). "'Gossip Girl' EP: We've been 'planning Blair's wedding since the pilot'". Zap2it. Retrieved April 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ "5 Things You Didn’t Know: Pat Benatar’s "We Belong"". WCBS-FM. January 31, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Australian-charts.com – Pat Benatar – We Belong". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  6. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Pat Benatar – We Belong" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  7. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Pat Benatar – We Belong". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Pat Benatar – We Belong". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  9. ^ "Pat Benatar: Artist Chart History" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  10. ^ "Pat Benatar Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Pat Benatar. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  11. ^ "Pat Benatar Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs for Pat Benatar. Retrieved May 1, 2013.

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