You're My Heart, You're My Soul

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"You're My Heart, You're My Soul"
Single by Modern Talking
from the album The 1st Album
Released 29 October 1984
Format 7" single, 12" single and video
Genre Europop, synthpop
Length 5:35
Label BMG, Hansa
Writer(s) Steve Benson
Producer(s) Steve Benson
Modern Talking singles chronology
"You're My Heart, You're My Soul"
(1984)
"You Can Win If You Want"
(1985)

"You're My Heart, You're My Soul" is the first single by German duo Modern Talking released off their debut album The 1st Album. The single was released on 29 October 1984 but entered the top 40 in Germany on 21 January and entered the top 10 at no. 9 in Germany on 28 January 1985,[1] almost 3 months after its release date. It took another 5 weeks for the single to reach the top of the German single chart,[2] it spent six weeks at the number one position in Germany and total of 25 weeks within the German Single Chart eventually reaching a gold status for selling well over 250,000 units at home.[3][4] "You're My Heart, You're My Soul" is considered their best selling single to date with worldwide sales said to exceed 8 million copies.[5]

The single was also certified gold in France and sold about 715,000 units in this country.[6] The music video of the single was shot in 1984 at the RTL studios in Luxembourg.

The single was re-released in 1998, "You're My Heart, You're My Soul '98" for the duo's reunion. The single in a newer package gained a similar success again earning them a platinum-award for selling over 500,000 units in Germany alone.[4]

The notes on You're My Heart, You're My Soul

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Track listing[edit]

7" (Hansa 106 884) (BMG) 29.10.1984

Number Title Length
1. You're My Heart, You're My Soul 3:48
2. You're My Heart, You're My Soul (Instrumental Version) 4:01

12" (Hansa 601 496) (BMG) 29.10.1984

Number Title Length
1. You're My Heart, You're My Soul 5:35
2. You're My Heart, You're My Soul (Instrumental Version) 4:01

Chart performance[edit]

Order of precedence
Preceded by
"Live Is Life" by Opus
Austrian number-one single
1 April 1985 – 15 April 1985 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Segel im Wind" by Peter Cornelius
Preceded by
"Do What You Do" by Jermaine Jackson
Belgian VRT Top 30 Flanders number-one single
23 March 1985 – 20 April 1985 (5 weeks)
Succeeded by
"We Are the World" by USA for Africa
Preceded by
"Shout" by Tears for Fears
Belgian Ultratop 50 Flanders number-one single
23 March 1985 – 20 April 1985 (5 weeks)
Eurochart Hot 100 number-one single
30 March 1985 – 20 April 1985 (4 weeks)
German number-one single
4 March 1985 – 8 April 1985 (6 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Live Is Life" by Opus
Swiss number-one single
10 March 1985 – 7 April 1985 (5 weeks)
Succeeded by
"You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" by Dead or Alive

You're My Heart, You're My Soul '98[edit]

"You're My Heart, You're My Soul '98"
Single by Modern Talking
from the album Back for Good
Released 16 March 1998
Format Maxi CD and Video
Genre Dance, synthpop
Length 3:49
Label BMG
Ariola
Writer(s) Dieter Bohlen
Producer(s) Dieter Bohlen
Modern Talking singles chronology
"Locomotion Tango"
(1988)
"You're My Heart, You're My Soul '98"
(1998)
"Brother Louie '98"
(1998)"

You're My Heart, You're My Soul '98 is Modern Talking's first single released from the seventh album Back for Good, and it's the first single after their reunion in 1998. This is the re-packaged version of the original "You're My Heart, You're My Soul", which was released in 1984.

"You're My Heart, You're My Soul '98" was released on 16 March 1998. It entered the top 5 in number of countries including Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, while entering the top 10 in many others including Sweden and Finland.[3][32] In Germany, the single entered the top 10 on 6 April 1998,[33] it peaked at number 2 the following week.[34] After spending 10 weeks within the top 10, it eventually earned a platinum-award for selling over 500,000 units in Germany alone.[4] In France, "You're My Heart, You're My Soul '98" peaked at no. 3 eventually earning a gold-award for selling over 250,000 units.[35]

Track listing[edit]

CD-Single Hansa 74321 58884 2 (BMG) 16.03.1998
Number Title Length
1 You're My Heart, You're My Soul (Modern Talking Mix '98) 3:49
2. You're My Heart, You're My Soul (Classic Mix '98) 3:41
CD-Maxi Hansa 74321 57357 2 (BMG) / EAN 0743215735724 16.03.1998
Number Title Length
1 You're My Heart, You're My Soul (Modern Talking Mix '98) 3:49
2. You're My Heart, You're My Soul (Classic Mix '98) 3:41
3 You're My Heart, You're My Soul (Modern Talking Mix '98 feat. Eric Singleton) 3:17
4. You're My Heart, You're My Soul (Original Short Mix '84) 3:22
5. You're My Heart, You're My Soul (Original Long Mix '84) 5:36

Chart positions[edit]

Cover versions[edit]

The song has been covered by number of artists. Selected list of cover versions can be found below:

References[edit]

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