She's So Cold

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"She's So Cold"
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Single by The Rolling Stones
from the album Emotional Rescue
B-side "Send It to Me"
Released 22 September 1980
Format 7" single
Recorded January–February 1979
Genre Dance-rock, post-punk
Length 4:10
Label Rolling Stones
Writer(s) Jagger/Richards
Producer(s) The Glimmer Twins
The Rolling Stones singles chronology
"Emotional Rescue"
"She's So Cold"
"Start Me Up"
Emotional Rescue track listing

"She's So Cold" is a song recorded by The Rolling Stones, released on 19 September 1980 as the second single from the album Emotional Rescue.

Recording on the song started in early 1979. The single peaked at #33 in the UK Singles Chart and #26 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in November 1980. [1] Along with the tracks, "Dance" and "Emotional Rescue", "She's So Cold" went to #9 on the Disco Top 100 chart [2]

Due to the lyric "she's so goddamned cold", the promo 45 sent to radio stations had the "clean version" on side 1. Side 2 was the same song but was identified as "the GD version".

Chris Martin named it as his favorite Rolling Stones song.[3]

In popular culture[edit]

The song was featured in The Simpsons episode "How I Spent My Strummer Vacation".


Chart (1980) Peak
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[4] 11
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 24
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[6] 23
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[7] 26
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 33
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 26

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 539. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 221. 
  3. ^ TMZ (2014-03-26), Chris Martin -- His Favorite Rolling Stones Song Is a Huge Icy Shot at Gwyneth, retrieved 2016-04-03 
  4. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 4701a." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  5. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – She's So Cold". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  6. ^ " – The Rolling Stones – She's So Cold" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  7. ^ " – The Rolling Stones – She's So Cold". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Rolling Stones: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  9. ^ "The Rolling Stones – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for The Rolling Stones. Retrieved 18 June 2016.