Somewhere in My Heart

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"Somewhere in My Heart"
Somewhere in My Heart.jpg
Single by Aztec Camera
from the album Love
Released 1987 (Australia)
1988 (United Kingdom)
Recorded 1987
Genre New wave, pop rock, synthpop
Length 3:52
Songwriter(s) Roddy Frame
Producer(s) Michael Jonzun
Aztec Camera singles chronology
"How Men Are"
(1988)
"Somewhere in My Heart"
(1987)
"Working in a Goldmine"
(1988)
"How Men Are"
(1988)
"Somewhere in My Heart"
(1988)
"Working in a Goldmine"
(1988)

"Somewhere in My Heart" is the twelfth single and biggest hit by the Scottish band Aztec Camera. It was released as the third single from their 1987 studio album Love. The song was produced by Michael Jonzun and written by Roddy Frame. The music video was directed by John Scarlett-Davis and produced by Nick Verden for Radar Films.

Chart performance[edit]

The song reached number three in the UK Singles Chart.[1] It also reached number 34 in the Australian Singles Chart.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987–1988) Peak
position
Australia 34
Germany 45
Ireland 6
United Kingdom 3

Critical reaction[edit]

In their album review of Love, In The 80s mentioned that, "It is anchored by the song Somewhere in My Heart, which, of course, is the ultimate pop song",[3] while Allmusic stated that Love "belatedly took off after its second [sic] single, Somewhere in My Heart".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 35. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ Somewhere In My Heart @ finnishcharts.com Retrieved July 2009
  3. ^ Love Review @ inthe80s.com Retrieved July 2009
  4. ^ Love Review @ Allmusic.com Retrieved July 2009

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