Can't Get Enough (Bad Company song)

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"Can't Get Enough"
Cover of the 1974 German single
Single by Bad Company
from the album Bad Company
B-side "Little Miss Fortune"
Released 12 August 1974 (1974-08-12)
Format 7"
Recorded
Genre
Length 4:17
Label
Writer(s) Mick Ralphs
Producer(s) Bad Company
Bad Company singles chronology
"Can't Get Enough"
(1974)
"Movin' On"
(1974)

"Can't Get Enough" is a song by English supergroup Bad Company. It is their biggest-hit and is considered their most popular song which is from their 1974 self-titled debut album. As a single, this song reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and #1 on Cashbox magazine's Top 100 Singles chart. The song is also played on classic rock stations for radio frequently.[3]

Composition[edit]

The song is credited to guitarist Mick Ralphs, who tuned his guitar in the open-C tuning C-C-G-C-E-C. Ralphs stated that "It never really sounds right in standard tuning. It needs the open C to have that ring."[4]

Track listing[edit]

7" vinyl
No. Title Length
1. "Can't Get Enough"   4:17
2. "Little Miss Fortune"   3:55
45 RPM
No. Title Length
1. "Can't Get Enough"   4:17
2. "Bad Company"   4:47

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Top Singles 3
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 5
U.S. Cashbox Top 100 1
UK Singles Chart 15

Appearances in other media[edit]

In 1990 the song was used in a Tony Scott-directed European Levi's commercial titled "Beach". The song also features in the film "What the Bleep Do We Know!?" (2004).

The song was made available to download on November 30, 2010 for use in the Rock Band 3 music gaming platform in both Basic rhythm, and PRO mode which allows use of a real guitar / bass guitar, and MIDI compatible electronic drum kits / keyboards in addition to vocals.

The song was featured in the 1993 sequel film Wayne's World 2.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matteo 2004, p. 117.
  2. ^ Bruce Pollock (18 March 2014). Rock Song Index: The 7500 Most Important Songs for the Rock and Roll Era. Routledge. p. 48. ISBN 978-1-135-46296-3. 
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/song/t2763363
  4. ^ Sharken, Lisa (15 May 2001). "Mick Ralphs: The rock 'N' roll fantasy continues". Vintage Guitar. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 20 February 1999. p. 7. ISSN 0006-2510. 

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