Cuts Both Ways (song)

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"Cuts Both Ways"
Single by Gloria Estefan
from the album Cuts Both Ways
Released May 17, 1990 (1990-05-17)
(see Release history)
Format CD maxi single, Cassette Single, 7-inch vinyl Single, 12 inch Vinyl Single
Recorded 1988
Genre Pop
Label Epic
Writer(s) Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan singles chronology
"Oye mi Canto (Hear my Voice)"
(1989/1990)
"Cuts Both Ways"
(1990)
"Renacer"
(1990)
Cuts Both Ways track listing
"Your Love Is Bad for Me"
(9)
"Cuts Both Ways"
(10)
"Oye Mi Canto (Hear My Voice) (Spanish Version)"
(11)

"Cuts Both Ways" is a single by Gloria Estefan. It was released in 1990 worldwide as the fifth and final single of the album Cuts Both Ways.

Song history[edit]

This was the final single released from the album Cuts Both Ways. It had moderate success on the U.S., becoming a number one hit on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, but reaching only at number 44 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.[1] "Cuts Both Ways", even with its success, was not included on the U.S. release of the Gloria Estefan Greatest Hits album, but was included in The Essential Gloria Estefan and iTunes Originals: Gloria Estefan .

Single releases (commercial and promotional)[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date
United States May 17, 1990 (1990-05-17)
Europe July 17, 1990 (1990-07-17)
Japan July 21, 1990 (1990-07-21)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 44
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
Australia 38
Netherlands 52
Ireland 22
New Zealand 10
Poland 46
Sweden 14
United Kingdom 49

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 87. 
  2. ^ "Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways / Nothin' New - Epic - USA - 34T 73395". 45worlds.com. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  3. ^ "Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways / Nothin' New - Epic - USA - 34-73395". 45cat. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  4. ^ "CD Singles - Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways - Epic - USA - ESK 73395". 45worlds.com. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  5. ^ "Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways / You Made A Fool Of Me - Epic - Netherlands - 655982 7". 45cat. 1990-08-11. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  6. ^ "12" Single - Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways - Epic - Europe". 45worlds.com. 1990-08-11. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
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  8. ^ "CD Singles - Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways / Here We Are - Epic - Europe - 655982 3". 45worlds.com. 1990-08-11. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  9. ^ "CD Singles - Gloria Estefan - The Ballads - Vol. II - Epic - UK". 45worlds.com. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  10. ^ "Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways / You Made A Fool Of Me - Epic - UK - 655982 7". 45cat. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  11. ^ "Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways / You Made A Fool Of Me - Epic - UK - 655982 0". 45cat. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  12. ^ "12" Single - Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways ~ The Ballads - Vol. II - Epic - UK". 45worlds.com. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  13. ^ "Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways - Epic - Spain - ARIE 2505". 45cat. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  14. ^ "Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways / You Made A Fool Of Me - Epic - Australia - 655982 4". 45worlds.com. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  15. ^ "Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways / You Made A Fool Of Me - Epic - Australia - 655982 7". 45cat. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  16. ^ "CD Singles - Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways / Nothin' New - Epic / Sony - Japan - ESDA 7038". 45worlds.com. 1990-07-21. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"When I'm Back on My Feet Again" by Michael Bolton
Billboard Adult Contemporary number-one single
July 28, 1990
Succeeded by
"Vision of Love" by Mariah Carey