You Can Win If You Want

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"You Can Win If You Want"
Single by Modern Talking
from the album The 1st Album
Released 13 March 1985
Format 7" or 12" single
Recorded 1984
Genre Synthpop
Length 3:55
Label BMG
Writer(s) Dieter Bohlen
Producer(s) Dieter Bohlen
Modern Talking singles chronology
"You're My Heart, You're My Soul"
"You Can Win If You Want"
"Cheri, Cheri Lady"

You Can Win If You Want is Modern Talking's second single released from their debut album The 1st Album. The single was released on 13 March 1985 and entered the top 10 in Germany on 13 May 1985,[1] after spending three weeks within the top-5, the single reached the top eventually going gold and selling well over 250,000 units in Germany alone.[2][3]

The single peaked at No. 8 in France where it also reached a gold status for sales of 500,000 units.[4]


7" Single
  1. "You Can Win If You Want" (Special Single Remix) - 3:44
  2. "One in a Million" - 3:42
12" Maxi
  1. "You Can Win If You Want" (Special Dance Version) - 5:19
  2. "You Can Win If You Want" (Instrumental) - 3:43
  3. "One in a Million" - 3:42

Chart position[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5] 1
Belgium (VRT Top 30 Flanders)[6] 2
France (SNEP)[7] 8
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 1
Italy (Musica e Dischi)[9] 39
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[10] 6
Spain (AFYVE)[11] 2
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 2
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[13] 70


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