Fly Away (Haddaway song)

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"Fly Away"
Fly Away (Haddaway song).jpg
Single by Haddaway
from the album The Drive
B-side "Remix"
Released May 29, 1995
Format
Genre Eurodance
Length 4:04
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Dee Dee Halligan
  • Junior Torello
Haddaway singles chronology
"Rock My Heart"
(1994)
"Fly Away"
(1995)
"Catch a Fire"
(1995)

"Rock My Heart"
(1994)
"Fly Away"
(1995)
"Catch a Fire"
(1995)
Music video
"Fly Away" on YouTube
Alternative cover
CD maxi - Remixes
CD maxi - Remixes

"Fly Away" is a song by Trinidadian-German musician Haddaway.

Release[edit]

It was released in May 1995 as the lead single from his second album The Drive. As with several of Haddaway's singles, another CD maxi was commercialized a few months after the first release.

Chart performance[edit]

The song was a hit in several countries, particularly in Switzerland, the Netherlands and Israel where it reached the top 10 and in Finland where it reached #1. It also achieved moderate success in France and Belgium.

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Fly Away" (radio edit) — 4:04
  2. "Fly Away" (extended version) — 6:43
CD maxi (April 14, 1995)
  1. "Fly Away" (radio edit) — 4:04
  2. "Fly Away" (extended version) — 6:43
  3. "Fly Away" (hyper space mix) — 6:23
  4. "Fly Away" (maxi-flight-remix) — 5:25
  5. "Fly Away" (development corporation mix) — 6:50
CD maxi - Remixes (June 12, 1995)
  1. "Fly Away" (Tinman's mile high mix) — 6:11
  2. "Fly Away" (sequential one club house remix) — 5:00
  3. "Fly Away" ("side by side" mix) — 6:08

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 16
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 15
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[3] 29
Denmark (IFPI)[4] 9
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[5] 17
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[6] 1
France (SNEP)[7] 23
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 25
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 28
Italy (FIMI)[10] 7
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[11] 9
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[12] 10
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[13] 18
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[14] 14
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[16] 20
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[17] 25
Year-end chart (1995) Position
Dutch Top 40[18] 95
Swiss Singles Chart[19] 52

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Haddaway – Fly Away" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  2. ^ "Ultratop.be – Haddaway – Fly Away" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Haddaway – Fly Away" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  4. ^ "Top 10 Denmark" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 2018-02-28. 
  5. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100" (PDF). Music & Media. 
  6. ^ Nyman, Jake (2005). Suomi soi 4: Suuri suomalainen listakirja (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 951-31-2503-3. 
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – Haddaway – Fly Away" (in French). Les classement single.
  8. ^ "Musicline.de – Haddaway Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  9. ^ "Irish Singles Chart, database". Irishcharts. Archived from the original on 3 June 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2009. 
  10. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: H". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Haddaway" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  12. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Haddaway – Fly Away" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  13. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100 (18 June 1995-24 June 1995)". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2018-02-08. 
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Haddaway – Fly Away". Singles Top 100.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Haddaway – Fly Away". Swiss Singles Chart.
  16. ^ "Fly Away", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved August 4, 2008)
  17. ^ "Official UK Dance Singles Chart (25 June 1995-01 July 1995)". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  18. ^ "Single top 100 over 1995" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  19. ^ 1995 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch Archived March 23, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved February 13, 2008)

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