Queen of New Orleans

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"Queen of New Orleans"
Queen of New Orleans.jpg
Single by Jon Bon Jovi
from the album Destination Anywhere
ReleasedAugust 18, 1997 (1997-08-18)[1]
Length3:54
LabelMercury
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)David A. Stewart
Jon Bon Jovi singles chronology
"Midnight in Chelsea"
(1997)
"Queen of New Orleans"
(1997)
"Janie, Don't Take Your Love To Town"
(1997)

"Queen of New Orleans" is a song by American rock singer Jon Bon Jovi, released as the second single from his second solo album, Destination Anywhere (1997), in August 1997. The single charted at number 10 on the UK Singles Chart and became a top-40 hit in Australia, Canada, Iceland, Ireland, and the Netherlands. The song features a music video which was released on the DVD Destination Anywhere: The Film.

Track listing[edit]

UK and European CD1 (MERCD 493, 574 861-2)[2]

  1. "Queen of New Orleans" (radio edit) (Jon Bon Jovi, Dave Stewart) – 3:54
  2. "Queen of New Orleans" (album version) (Jon Bon Jovi, Dave Stewart) – 4:32
  3. "Every Word Was a Piece of My Heart" (acoustic version) (Jon Bon Jovi) – 4:56
  4. "Jailbreak" (live at the Forum, London June 12, 1997) (Phil Lynott) – 4:55

UK and European CD2 – limited edition digipack with poster (MERCX 493, 574 863-2)[3]

  1. "Queen of New Orleans" (radio edit) (Jon Bon Jovi, Dave Stewart) – 3:54
  2. "Queen of New Orleans" (album version) (Jon Bon Jovi, Dave Stewart) – 4:32
  3. "Midnight in Chelsea" (live at the Forum, London June 12, 1997) (Jon Bon Jovi, Dave Stewart) – 5:34
  4. "Destination Anywhere" (live at the Forum, London June 12, 1997) (Jon Bon Jovi) – 5:24

Charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 40
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[5] 40
Canada Rock/Alternative (RPM)[6] 18
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[7] 32
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 66
Iceland (Íslenski Listinn Topp 40)[9] 36
Ireland (IRMA)[10] 27
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[11] 36
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[12] 40
Scotland (OCC)[13] 6
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[14] 41
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 50
UK Singles (OCC)[16] 10
UK Rock and Metal (OCC)[17] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Releases: Singles" (PDF). Music Week. August 18, 1997. p. 35. Retrieved July 5, 2021.
  2. ^ Queen of New Orleans (UK & European CD1 liner notes). Jon Bon Jovi. Mercury Records. 1997. MERCD 493, 574 861-2.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  3. ^ Queen of New Orleans (UK & European CD2 liner notes). Jon Bon Jovi. Mercury Records. 1997. MERCX 493, 574 863-2.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  4. ^ "Jon Bon Jovi – Queen of New Orleans". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  5. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 3296." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  6. ^ "Top RPM Rock/Alternative Tracks: Issue 3268." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  7. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 14 no. 36. September 6, 1997. p. 12. Retrieved March 9, 2020.
  8. ^ "Jon Bon Jovi – Queen of New Orleans" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  9. ^ "Íslenski Listinn Topp 40 (15.5. '97 – 21.5. '97)". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). September 26, 1997. p. 22. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  10. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Queen of New Orleans". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  11. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 38, 1997" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  12. ^ "Jon Bon Jovi – Queen of New Orleans" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  13. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  14. ^ "Jon Bon Jovi – Queen of New Orleans". Singles Top 100. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  15. ^ "Jon Bon Jovi – Queen of New Orleans". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  16. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  17. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 21, 2019.