You Can

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"You Can"
Single by Madleen Kane
from the album Don't Wanna Lose You
B-side "Fire in My Heart"
Released February 21, 1981
Recorded September, October, December 1979-March, April 1980
Length 5:49
  • Yolanda Yvette Adams
  • Donald Ray Atkins
  • Marcus Ecby
Producer(s) Giorgio Moroder
Madleen Kane singles chronology
"Boogie Talk"
"You Can"
"Fire in My Heart"

"You Can" is a single by Swedish recording artist Madleen Kane and produced by Giorgio Moroder. The song was written by Yolanda Yvette Adams, Donald Ray Atkins and Marcus Ecby.[1] Along with the track, "Fire in My Heart", "You Can" was Kane's most successful single on the dance charts, spending three weeks at number one.[2] The single was her only Hot 100 chart entry, peaking at #77. Upon release in 1981, the single received positive reaction from music critics and radio listeners.


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 77
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[5] 1


Preceded by
"Controversy" / "Let's Work" by Prince
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
with "Fire in My Heart"

December 26, 1981 - January 8, 1982
Succeeded by
"Wordy Rappinghood"/"Genius of Love" by Tom Tom Club