Fascinated (Company B song)

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"Fascinated"
Single by Company B
from the album Company B
Released1987
Recorded1986
GenreFreestyle, Hi-NRG
Length5:26
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)Ish Ledesma
Producer(s)Ish Ledesma

"Fascinated" is a song by the freestyle girl group Company B. It was the first single released off their 1987 self-titled debut album. It was written and produced by Ish Ledesma, mixed by Ciro llerenea and Randy Miller and released by Atlantic Records.

The song topped the US Billboard Dance Club Songs chart in March 1987 and remained there for four weeks.[1] Soon after, the single was picked up by Top 40 radio, and it charted on the Billboard Hot 100 spending eight weeks in the Top 40 in May and June 1987,[2] peaking at #21.[3] It became Company B's most successful hit single in the U.S. and is one of the first freestyle songs to enter the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.[4]

Legacy[edit]

"Fascinated" has been covered by other recording artists, such as Lisa B, the American-born singer Suzanne Palmer, the Canadian singer Emjay, and Nigerian singer Carol Jiani.[citation needed]

Charts[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003, (Record Research Inc.), page 63.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004) The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 142.
  3. ^ "Company B | Chart History. Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Eldridge Industries. June 13, 1987. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  4. ^ http://www.song-database.com/charts.php?wk=1987-06-13&type=ht
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Company B – Fascinated" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Company B – Fascinated" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  7. ^ "Company B: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Company B Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  9. ^ "Company B Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  10. ^ "Company B Chart History (Dance Singles Sales)". Billboard. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  11. ^ "Dance Club Songs – Year-End 1987". Billboard. Archived from the original on February 17, 2020. Retrieved December 27, 2020.
  12. ^ "1987 The Year in Music & Video – Top Dance Sales 12-Inch Singles". Billboard. Vol. 99 no. 52. December 26, 1987. p. Y-30. ISSN 0006-2510 – via Google Books.