Baby Don't Cry (INXS song)

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"Baby Don't Cry"
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Single by INXS
from the album Welcome to Wherever You Are
Released 18 September 1992
Format CD single
Recorded 1992
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:54
Label Mercury Records
Eastwest Records
Writer(s) Andrew Farriss
Producer(s) Mark Opitz
INXS singles chronology
"Heaven Sent"
(1992)
"Baby Don't Cry"
(1992)
"Not Enough Time"
(1992)

"Baby Don't Cry" is the second single from the 1992 album Welcome to Wherever You Are by INXS. It was written by Andrew Farriss. Farriss has said it was written about his daughter Grace and how he missed his young child whilst touring. The single was released only in Europe (UK) and Australia.

Incorporating the 60 piece Australian Concert Orchestra,[1] the song hit #20 on the UK, and #30 on the ARIA charts.[2]

In November, the band won one of two Australian Music Awards for Best Best Video for 'Baby Don't Cry', the other for Best Australian Band.

Track listings[edit]

7" single INXS20 Mercury

  1. "Baby Don't Cry"
  2. "Questions (Instrumental)"

12" single INXSP20 Mercury

  1. "Baby Don't Cry"
  2. "Questions (Instrumental)"
  3. "Ptar Speaks"
  4. "Baby Don't Cry (Vocal & Orchestra Mix)"

CD5 maxi single INXCD20 Mercury/UK
CD5 maxi single – 45099-05922 EastWest/Australia

  1. "Baby Don't Cry"
  2. "Questions (Instrumental)"
  3. "Ptar Speaks"
  4. "Baby Don't Cry (Vocal & Orchestra Mix)"

7" single INXMC20 Mercury

  1. "Baby Don't Cry"
  2. "Questions (Instrumental)"

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[2] 30
Belgian Singles Chart[3] 30
Dutch Singles Chart[4] 46
New Zealand Singles Chart[5] 34
UK Singles Chart 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20090330125239/http://www.inxs.com/year_by_year.asp#1992
  2. ^ a b Hung, Steffen. "INXS – 'Baby Don't Cry'". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 2 March 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Hung, Steffen. "INXS – 'Baby Don't Cry'" (in Walloon). Ultratop. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Hung, Steffen. "INXS – 'Baby Don't Cry'" (in Dutch). Dutch Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 9 January 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Hung, Steffen. "INXS – 'Baby Don't Cry'". New Zealand Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 8 January 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2014.