For Your Babies

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"For Your Babies"
ForYourBabiesSingle.jpg
Single by Simply Red
from the album Stars
Released September 1991 (album)
27 January 1992 (single)
Recorded 1990
Genre Pop
Length 4:18
Songwriter(s) Mick Hucknall
Producer(s) Michael James and Mick Hucknall
Simply Red singles chronology
"Stars"
(1991)
"For Your Babies"
(1991)
"Thrill Me"
(1992)
"Stars"
(1991)
"For Your Babies"
(1992)
"Thrill Me"
(1992)

"For Your Babies" is a 1991 song by Simply Red. Written by Mick Hucknall, it was featured on the album Stars and reached number 9 on the UK chart in February 1992.[1]

This track was also included on the compilation albums Greatest Hits (1996), Simply Red 25: The Greatest Hits (2008) and Songs of Love. It was also featured on the band's acoustic album Simplified.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 55
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 23
Belgium (Ultratop Flanders)[5] 30
Canada RPM Top Singles[6] 39
France (SNEP)[7] 46
Germany (GfK Entertainment Charts)[8] 43
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 11
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[10] 40
New Zealand (RMNZ)[11] 47
UK (Official Charts Company)[1] 9
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[12] 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official Charts > Simply Red". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  2. ^ "Mick Hucknall – Simply Red – Official Site  » For Your Babies". 
  3. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
  4. ^ "austriancharts.at > Simply Red in der Österreichischen Hitparade" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  5. ^ "Ultratop Vlaanderen > Simply Red − For Your Babies" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  6. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 1992-06-27. Retrieved 2018-03-19. 
  7. ^ "lescharts.com > Simply Red dans les Charts Français" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  8. ^ "Offizielle Deutsche Charts > Simply Red – For Your Babies (single)" (in German). GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  9. ^ "The Irish Charts – All there is to know > Search results for 'For Your Babies' (from irishcharts.ie)". Imgur.com (original source published by Fireball Media). Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  10. ^ "dutchcharts.nl > Simply Red in Dutch Charts" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  11. ^ "charts.org.nz > Simply Red in New Zealand Charts". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-07-12. 
  12. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1993). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961–1993. Record Research. p. 220. 

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