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Single by Rick Astley
from the album Body & Soul
Released8 November 1993
Rick Astley singles chronology
"The Ones You Love"
"The Ones You Love"

"Hopelessly" is a pop song performed by English singer Rick Astley and written by Rob Fisher and himself. It was produced by Gary Stevenson and Astley. The song was recorded for Astley's fourth album, Body & Soul. It was released as the album's second and final single. The single peaked at number 33 in the UK charts. It peaked at number 28 in the US and at number three in Canada. It is still a recurrent play on most North America hot AC stations.

Astley retired shortly afterwards the release, making "Hopelessly" the last single he would release until 2001.

Track listing[edit]

Studio version
  1. "Hopelessly" – 3:35
  2. "When I Fall in Love" – 3:02
  3. "Hold Me in Your Arms" – 4:24
  4. "Whenever You Need Somebody" – 3:28
Live version
  1. "Hopelessly" (Live, Recorded in Italy, September 1993) – 2:58
  2. "Never Gonna Give You Up" – 3:32
  3. "Together Forever" – 3:24
  4. "She Wants to Dance with Me" – 3:15

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
Canadian Singles Chart 8
UK Singles Chart 33
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 28
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 4

Year-end chart[edit]

End of year chart (1993) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[1] 61
US Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[2] 37
End of year chart (1994) Position
US Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[3] 45


  1. ^ "RPM 100 Hit Tracks of 1993". RPM. Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  2. ^ "1993 Hot Adult Contemporary Singles". Billboard. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
  3. ^ "1994 Hot Adult Contemporary Singles & Tracks". Billboard. Retrieved 8 November 2011.

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