Cheri, Cheri Lady

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"Cheri, Cheri Lady"
Single by Modern Talking
from the album Let's Talk About Love
Released 2 September 1985
Format
Recorded 1985
Genre Synthpop
Length 3:45
Label Ariola
Writer(s) Dieter Bohlen
Producer(s) Dieter Bohlen
Modern Talking singles chronology
"You Can Win If You Want"
(1985)
"Cheri, Cheri Lady"
(1985)
"Brother Louie"
(1986)

"Cheri, Cheri Lady" is the only single released from Modern Talking's second album Let's Talk About Love, and it was the third single in a row that peaked at number one in the German single chart, after "You're My Heart, You're My Soul" and "You Can Win If You Want". "Cheri, Cheri Lady" was released on 2 September 1985, but peaked at No. 1 in Germany on 14 October 1985.[1] The single spent four weeks at the top and total of 24 weeks within the single chart in Germany[2] and eventually went gold selling well over 250,000 units there.[3]

The single was certified silver in France for certified sales of 250,000 units.[4]

Single releases[edit]

7" Single
  1. "Cheri, Cheri Lady" – 3:45
  2. "Cheri, Cheri Lady" (Instrumental) – 3:37
12" Maxi-Single
  1. "Cheri, Cheri Lady" (Special Dance Version) – 4:52
  2. "Cheri, Cheri Lady" (Instrumental) – 3:37

Chart positions[edit]

Order of precedence
Preceded by
"(I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena" by Sandra
Swiss number-one single (first run)
20 October 1985 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"(I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena" by Sandra
Swiss number-one single (second run)
3 November 1985 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Take On Me" by a-ha
German number-one single
14 October 1985 – 4 November 1985 (4 weeks)
Austrian number-one single
15 October 1985 – 1 November 1985 (4 weeks)
Preceded by
"Take On Me" by a-ha
Norwegian number-one single
45/1985 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"The Power of Love" by Jennifer Rush
Preceded by
"Part-Time Lover" by Stevie Wonder
Spanish number-one single
13 January 1986 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Part-Time Lover" by Stevie Wonder

"Cheri Cheri Lady '98"[edit]

"Cheri, Cheri Lady '98"
Single by Modern Talking
from the album Back for Good
Released July 1998
Format Maxi single
Recorded 1998
Genre Dance, synthpop
Length 3:04
Label BMG, Ariola
Writer(s) Dieter Bohlen
Producer(s) Dieter Bohlen

"Cheri, Cheri Lady '98" is Modern Talking's fourth single from their seventh album, Back for Good, and also the extended single after the duo's reunion featuring Eric Singleton. "Cheri, Cheri Lady '98" is the re-packaged version of the original 1985 version of "Cheri, Cheri Lady".

Track listing[edit]

  • "Cheri, Cheri Lady '98" – 3:04
  • "Cheri, Cheri Lady '98" (Extended Version) – 4:26

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top 100 Single-Charts: Zeitraum: 14.10.1985 - 20.10.1985" (in German). Offiziellecharts.de. GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Modern Talking's singles chart-positions in Germany" (in German). Musicline.de. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Modern Talking; 'Cheri Cheri Lady')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Les Singles en Argent" (in French). InfoDisc. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  7. ^ "Radio 2 Top 30 : 2 november 1985" (in Dutch). Top 30. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Finnish Top 40 on Cable" Check |url= value (help). Billboard 97 (46): 60. 16 November 1985. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  10. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady". GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
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  12. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Modern Talking - Cheri, Cheri Lady search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  13. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  14. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady". VG-lista. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  15. ^ "South African Rock Lists Website SA Charts 1969 – 1989 Acts (M)". Rock.co.za. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  16. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (in Spanish) (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  17. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  18. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  19. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 1985" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  20. ^ "Top 100-Jaaroverzicht van 1985" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  21. ^ "Jaaroverzichten – Single 1985" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  22. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 1985" (in German). Hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  23. ^ "French single certifications – Modern Talking – Cheri, Cheri Lady" (in French). InfoDisc.  Select MODERN TALKING and click OK
  24. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Modern Talking; 'Cheri, Cheri Lady')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. 

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