So Alive (Love and Rockets song)

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"So Alive"
So Alive single.jpg
Single by Love and Rockets
from the album Love and Rockets
B-side"Dreamtime"
Released1989
Format
Recorded1989
Genre
Length4:16
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Love and Rockets singles chronology
"Motorcycle"
(1989)
"So Alive"
(1989)
"Rock & Roll Babylon"
(1989)

"So Alive" is a song by British alternative rock band Love and Rockets, released in 1989 as the second single from their self-titled fourth album. It reached number one in Canada and charted strongly in the United States, Australia and New Zealand. In the US, it topped the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart for five weeks and was ranked number one on that chart's year-end chart for 1989.

Chart performance[edit]

The single was Love and Rockets' biggest hit in the United States, peaking at number three on the Billboard Hot 100[1] and number one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, where it stayed for five weeks,[2] as well as achieving a peak of number nine on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart.[3] It went to number one for two weeks on Canada's RPM Top Singles chart. The single also reached number 79 on the UK Singles Chart,[4] number 24 on the Australian Singles Chart,[5] and number 16 on the New Zealand Singles Chart.[6]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Charts (1989) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[5] 24
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[7] 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6] 16
Poland (LP3)[8] 37
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4] 79
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 3
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[9]
with "Bike Dance"
20
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[3] 9

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[10] 6
US Billboard Hot 100[11] 51
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[12] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Love and Rockets Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Love and Rockets Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Love and Rockets Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Australian-charts.com – Love and Rockets – So Alive". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Charts.nz – Love and Rockets – So Alive". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 6425." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Notowanie nr392" (in Polish). LP3. 26 August 1989. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Love and Rockets Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Top 100 Singles of '89". RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1989". Billboardtop100of.com. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
  12. ^ "1989: The Year In Music (Year-End Charts)". Billboard. BPI Communications. 101 (51). December 23, 1989.

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