I'm Raving

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"I'm Raving"
I'm Raving Single artwork.jpg
Single by Scooter
from the album Wicked!
B-side
  • "B-Site (www.Mix)"
  • "Loops and Pipes"
Released19 September 1996
Format
Length3:36
LabelClub Tools
Songwriter(s)Marc Cohn
Producer(s)Scooter
Scooter singles chronology
"Rebel Yell"
(1996)
"I'm Raving"
(1996)
"Break It Up"
(1996)

"I'm Raving" is a song by German group Scooter. It was released in September 1996 as the lead single from their album Wicked!. The song is based significantly on the 1991 single "Walking in Memphis" by Marc Cohn. Several lyrics were altered including the line "I'm walking in Memphis" becoming "I'm raving, I'm raving".

The song features sample of scottish traditional song "Scotland the Brave".

Music video[edit]

The music video for "I'm Raving" was directed by Rainer Thieding.[1]

Track listing[edit]

CD-maxi
  1. "I'm Raving" - 3:36
  2. "I'm Raving" (Extended) - 5:06
  3. "B-Site" (www.Mix) - 5:35
  4. "Loops and Pipes" - 1:22

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 4
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[3] 16
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[4] 2
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 4
Ireland (IRMA) 19
Netherlands (Tipparade)[6] 2
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[7] 44
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[8] 9
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 37
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 13
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 33

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Position
Germany (Official German Charts)[12] 60

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified
Germany [13] Gold 1999 250,000 +

References[edit]

  1. ^ "scooter - i`m raving ( viva tv )". YouTube. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  2. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Scooter – I'm Raving" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved November 21, 2011.
  3. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "Scooter: I'm Raving" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved November 21, 2011.
  5. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Scooter – I'm Raving". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  6. ^ "Scooter - I'm Raving" (in Dutch). top40.nl. Retrieved June 27, 2018.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Scooter – I'm Raving" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved November 21, 2011.
  8. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". officialcharts.com. Retrieved July 3, 2018.
  9. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Scooter – I'm Raving". Singles Top 100. Retrieved November 21, 2011.
  10. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Scooter – I'm Raving". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved November 21, 2011.
  11. ^ http://www.zobbel.de/cluk/CLUK_S.HTM
  12. ^ "Top 100 Single-Jahrescharts" (in German). GfK Entertainment. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  13. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank ('I'm Raving')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.