Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland

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"Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland"
Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland.jpg
Single by The B-52's
from the album Bouncing off the Satellites
Released 1986
Format 12"
Genre New wave
Length 4:22
Label Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) Keith Strickland, Cindy Wilson, Ricky Wilson
Producer(s) Tony Mansfield
Shep Pettibone
The B-52's singles chronology
"Summer of Love"
(1986)
"Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland"
(1986)
"Wig"
(1987)
"Summer of Love"
(1986)
"Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland"
(1986)
"Wig"
(1987)

"Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland" is the second single from the album Bouncing off the Satellites by The B-52's. The single peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play, their fourth Top 10 entry on that chart.[1] It was one of the last songs that Ricky Wilson recorded.[2] The song title refers to Antonio Carlos Jobim's hit song The Girl from Ipanema (1963).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland" (Extended Mix) – 8:56
  2. "Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland" (Single edit) – 3:58
  3. "Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland" (12" Mix) – 7:05
  4. "Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland" (Dub) – 7:02
  • Track 1 remixed by Shep Pettibone.
  • Tracks 3 and 4 remixed by The Latin Rascals.

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974–2003. Record Research. p. 34. 
  2. ^ Che, Cathy. "52's Still Rockin' at 25". The Advocate. Here Publishing. Retrieved 13 January 2017.