I've Got News for You

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"I've Got News for You"
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Single by Feargal Sharkey
from the album Songs from the Mardi Gras
B-side I Can't Begin to Stop
Released 25 February 1991
Format 7" single, 12" single, CD single, Cassette Single
Genre Pop
Length 4:52
Label Virgin Records
Writer(s) Feargal Sharkey; Dennis Morgan
Producer(s) Barry Beckett
Feargal Sharkey singles chronology
"Cry Like a Rainy Day"
(1991)
"I've Got News for You"
(1991)
"Women & I"
(1991)

"I've Got News for You" is pop vocalist Feargal Sharkey's first single from his last album, Songs from the Mardi Gras.[1]

Despite no music video being created the single peaked at #12 in the UK Singles Chart, remaining in that chart for nine weeks. The song was performed on UK television programme, Top of The Pops.

The B-side for the single "I Can't Begin to Stop" was exclusive to the single.[2]

The single was written by Feargal Sharkey and Dennis Morgan.

Both the 12" single and CD single contains Sharkey's 1985 hit "Loving You". The 12" single contains Sharkey's biggest hit "A Good Heart" and a remix of "You Little Thief". The CD single contains "After The Mardi Gras" which is the album opener on "Songs from the Mardi Gras" as well as "Cold Cold Streets" which was the album opener on Sharkey's 1988 album Wish.

Formats[edit]

7" Single
  1. "I've Got News for You" - 4:18
  2. "I Can't Begin to Stop" - 5:02
12" Single
  1. "I've Got News For You" - 4:52
  2. "Loving You" - 4:15
  3. "A Good Heart" - 4:39
  4. "You Little Thief (Special Remix)" - 6:13
CD Single
  1. "I've Got News For You" - 4:52
  2. "Loving You" - 4:15
  3. "After The Mardi Gras" - 4:29
  4. "Cold Cold Streets" - 5:20
Cassette Single
  1. "I've Got News For You" - 4:52
  2. "I Can't Begin To Stop" - 5:02

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Irish Singles Chart[3] 8
UK Singles Chart[4] 12

Personnel[edit]

  • Front Cover Photography – Alan Beukers
  • Producer – Barry Beckett
  • Producers of "Loving You" - Dave Richards, Roger Taylor
  • Producer of "A Good Heart" - David A. Stewart
  • Producer of "You Little Thief (Special Remix)" - Feargal Sharkey

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feargal Sharkey - Songs From The Mardi Gras at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Feargal Sharkey - I've Got News For You (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  3. ^ Jaclyn Ward. "The Irish Charts - All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  4. ^ "Feargal Sharkey - I've Got News For You". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2012-02-24.