Captain Jack (Captain Jack song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Captain Jack"
Captain-Jack-Captain-Jack-449412.jpg
Single by Captain Jack
from the album The Mission
B-side Remix
Released 27 July 1995
Format CD single, CD maxi, 7" single,
12" maxi, cassette
Genre Eurodance
Length 4:06
Writer(s) Liza da Costa, Udo Niebergall, Volker Weber, Richard Witte
Producer(s) Udo Niebergall
Eric Schnecko
Captain Jack singles chronology
"Captain Jack"
(1995)
"Drill Instructor"
(1996)

"Captain Jack" is a song recorded by the German eurodance group Captain Jack. It was released in July 1995 as the lead single from their album The Mission.

The song had a great success in many countries, particularly in the Netherlands where it topped the chart. The song also reached the top 10 in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Norway, and Switzerland.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Mark Glaeser and filmed in Frankfurt and Turley Barracks in Mannheim, Germany.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995-1996) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 6
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[1] 2
Denmark (IFPI)[2] 5
Germany (Media Control Charts) 3
Ireland (IRMA)[3] 14
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[1] 1
Norway (VG-lista)[1] 5
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[1] 50
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[1] 6
Preceded by
"Per Spoor (Kedeng Kedeng)" by Guus Meeuwis
Dutch Top 40 number-one single
March 30, 1996 – April 20, 1996 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Hava Naquila" by Party Animals

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified
Germany[4] Platinum 1995 500,000
Netherlands[5] Gold 1995 40,000
Norway[6] Gold 1995 15,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Captain Jack", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved February 19, 2008)
  2. ^ Billboard, May 25, 1996: Page 67
  3. ^ Ireland peak positions Archived 2009-06-03 at WebCite
  4. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Captain Jack)" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 2010-07-26. 
  5. ^ "Captain Jack - Captain Jack". NVPI. Retrieved 2010-07-26. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "SØK I TROFÉER". IFPI Norway. Archived from the original on 2006-06-26. Retrieved 2010-07-26.