Sanctify Yourself

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"Sanctify Yourself"
Simple Minds- Sanctify Yourself.jpg
Single by Simple Minds
from the album Once Upon a Time
A-side "Sanctify Yourself"
B-side "Sanctify Yourself" (Instrumental)
Released January 1986
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1985
Genre New wave, synthrock, dance-rock
Length 5:00 (album version)
3:55 (single edit)
7:10 (Extended Mix)
6:10 (Dub version)
Label Virgin
Songwriter(s) Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill, Mick MacNeil
Producer(s) Jimmy Iovine, Bob Clearmountain
Simple Minds singles chronology
"Alive and Kicking"
(1985)
"Sanctify Yourself"
(1986)
"All the Things She Said"
(1986)

"Alive and Kicking"
(1985)
"Sanctify Yourself"
(1986)
"All the Things She Said"
(1986)

"Sanctify Yourself" is a song released by Scottish rock band Simple Minds as the second single from their seventh studio album Once Upon a Time in January 1986. The song reached number 10 in the UK Singles Chart and number 14 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[1] 46
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[2] 17
Germany[3] 38
Ireland (IRMA)[4] 4
Netherlands 3
New Zealand 22
Sweden 16
UK Singles Chart 10
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 14
US Cash Box Top 100[6] 10

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Rank
U.S. Cash Box [7] 94

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, Sydney: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  NOTE: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988.
  2. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 43, No. 25". RPM. 15 March 1986. Retrieved 1 April 2018. 
  3. ^ https://tsort.info/music/89mct6.htm
  4. ^ "The Irish Charts - IRMA". IRMA. Retrieved 1 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Simple Minds – Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  6. ^ "Cash Box Top 100 Singles – Week ending March 22, 1986". Cash Box Magazine. 22 March 1986. Archived from the original on 2 October 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2018. 
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 October 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2018.