Impulsive (song)

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"Impulsive"
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Single by Wilson Phillips
from the album Wilson Phillips
Released October 1, 1990 (1990-10-01)
Format 7" vinyl, 12", CD, Cassette
Recorded December 1989 – January 1990
Genre Pop
Length 4:33
Label SBK
Songwriter(s) Clif Magness, Steve Kipner
Producer(s) Glen Ballard
Wilson Phillips singles chronology
"Release Me"
(1990)
"Impulsive"
(1990)
"You're in Love"
(1991)

"Release Me"
(1990)
"Impulsive"
(1990)
"You're in Love"
(1991)

"Impulsive" is a song recorded by Wilson Phillips, the third single released from their debut album Wilson Phillips. Written by Clif Magness and Steve Kipner, it was released in 1990 on SBK Records. The song reached #4 on the US Billboard Hot 100.[1] It was the first single to feature Wendy Wilson as the lead vocalist. Billboard named the song #99 on their list of 100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time.[2]

Track listing[edit]

US Promo CD

  1. Impulsive (Single Edit) 3:53
  2. Impulsive (Album Version Edit) 4:01
  3. Impulsive (AOR Mix) 4:33
  4. Impulsive (Album Version) 4:34

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1990–1991) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Singles Chart[3] 1
Swiss Singles Chart[4] 30
UK Singles Chart[5] 42
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 4
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[1] 2
Chart (1991) Peak
position
Austrian Singles Chart[6] 29
Dutch Single Top 100[7] 31
Dutch Top 40[8] 37
German Singles Chart[9] 59

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[10] 32
Chart (1991) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[11] 48

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "allmusic – Wilson Phillips – Billboard singles". Retrieved January 29, 2009 (2009-01-29). Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time: Critics' Picks". Billboard. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "RPM Volume 53 No. 6, December 22, 1990". Retrieved January 29, 2009.
  4. ^ "Wilson Phillips – Impulsive – hitparade.ch". Retrieved January 29, 2009.
  5. ^ "Chart Stats – Wilson Phillips – Impulsive". Archived from the original on April 15, 2012. Retrieved January 29, 2009.
  6. ^ "Wilson Phillips – Impulsive – austriancharts.at". Retrieved January 29, 2009.
  7. ^ "dutchcharts.nl – Wilson Phillips – Impulsive". Retrieved January 29, 2009.
  8. ^ "De Nederlandse Top 40, week 3, 1991". Retrieved January 29, 2009.
  9. ^ "charts-surfer.de search results". Retrieved January 29, 2009.
  10. ^ "Top 100 Hit Tracks of 1990". RPM. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  11. ^ "Billboard Top 100 – 1991". Archived from the original on 2009-07-07. Retrieved 2009-09-15.