Atlantis (instrumental)

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Atlantis EP.jpg
Single by The Shadows
B-side "I Want You to Want Me"
Released May 1963
Format 45 rpm 7-inch single
Genre Instrumental rock
Label Columbia (DB 7047)
The Shadows singles chronology
"Foot Tapper"

"Atlantis" is a rock music instrumental recorded by the British group the Shadows that was written by Jerry Lordan.[1]

It was released by EMI as a single in May 1963 on the Columbia label with "I Want You to Want Me" (Marvin) as the B-side. It spent 17 weeks in the UK Top 40 pop chart reaching number two and holding that position for two weeks in late June/early July 1963.[2]


UK Singles Chart 2
Australia 3
Belgium (W) 11
Denmark 9
Germany 23
Hong Kong 2
Irish Singles Chart 3
Israel 5
Netherlands 6
New Zealand 2
Norway 4
South Africa 3
Sweden 6


Cover versions[edit]

"Atlantis" has bee recorded by:


  1. ^ The Story of the Shadows by Mike Read. 1983. Elm Tree books. ISBN 0-241-10861-6
  2. ^ "The Shadows - Full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 20 January 2016.