Catch Me (I'm Falling)

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"Catch Me (I'm Falling)"
Pretty Poison - Catch Me (I'm Falling) single cover.jpg
Single by Pretty Poison
from the album Catch Me I'm Falling
ReleasedAugust 1987
Recorded1987
Genre
Length4:54 (album version)
4:20 (single version)
LabelVirgin
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Kurt Shore
  • Kae Williams, Jr.
Pretty Poison singles chronology
"Nighttime"
(1984)
"Catch Me (I'm Falling)"
(1987)
"Nighttime"
(1988)

"Catch Me (I'm Falling)" is a song released by American group Pretty Poison in 1987. It was included on the soundtrack to the film Hiding Out, which starred Jon Cryer and came out the same year; the song later appeared on Pretty Poison's debut album, Catch Me I'm Falling (1988). It was the group's biggest hit single to date, peaking at number one on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in late September 1987.[1] Later that same year, the song charted inside the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number eight and remaining in the top 40 for 14 weeks.[2] The single was certified gold by the RIAA on March 9, 1989.[3] In the UK the song entered the Top 100 for two weeks at the end of January 1988 and peaked at number 85.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987-1988) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 8
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 1
Chart (1988) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 85

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 66

Popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003, (Record Research Inc.)
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications)
  3. ^ "RIAA – Gold & Platinum". RIAA. March 9, 1989. Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  4. ^ "Top 100 Hits for 1988". The Longbored Surfer. Retrieved 13 July 2014.