Still Loving You

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"Still Loving You"
Scorpions-stilllovingyou1.jpg
Single by Scorpions
from the album Love at First Sting
B-side"Holiday"
ReleasedJuly 1984
Format
Genre
Length6:26
LabelUniversal
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Dieter Dierks
Scorpions singles chronology
"Rock You Like a Hurricane"
(1984)
"Still Loving You"
(1984)
"Big City Nights"
(1984)

"Still Loving You" is a power ballad[1] by the German rock band Scorpions. It was released in July 1984 as the second single from their ninth studio album, Love at First Sting (1984). The song reached number 64 on Billboard Hot 100.

Background[edit]

In an interview with Songfacts, Rudolf Schenker explained, "It's a story about a love affair, where they recognized it may be over, but let's try again".[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was released in July 1984,[3] and was filmed in Dallas, Texas at Reunion Arena.

In the media[edit]

The song can be heard in the police procedural television series Cold Case, in the episode "It's Raining Men" (2004). "Still Loving You" is also featured in the television show Patinando por un sueño and Polish comedy film Gotowi na wszystko. Exterminator (2018).

Track listing[edit]

Original version (1984)[edit]

Single (Harvest 20 0329 7)

  1. "Still Loving You" - 4:48
  2. "Holiday" - 6:31 (taken from the album Lovedrive)

Remix (1992)[edit]

CD single (Harvest 1 C 560-204675-2)[citation needed]

  1. "Still Loving You" (Remix) – 6:12
  2. "Still Loving You" (Radio edit) – 3:58
  3. "Media Overkill" – 3:34 (taken from the album Savage Amusement)

Personnel[edit]

Charts and certification[edit]

Other versions[edit]

  • A remixed version of the studio album version was included on Scorpions' 1992 album Still Loving You. The remixed version was also released as a single in Germany and some other European countries.
  • A symphonic metal version of the song, featuring the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, was recorded for Scorpions' 2000 album Moment of Glory.
  • An unplugged version was recorded for Scorpions' 2001 album Acoustica.
  • A "sequel" of the song was recorded for Scorpions' 2010 album Sting in the Tail, entitled "SLY", an acronym for "Still Loving You".
  • Two versions of the song were recorded for Scorpions' 2011 album Comeblack: a regular version and a Frenglish version featuring Amandine Bourgeois.

Cover versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 10 best hard rock and heavy metal love songs". AXS.
  2. ^ "Still Loving You". Songfacts.com. Retrieved May 6, 2010.
  3. ^ "Scorpions - "Still loving you"". mvdbase.com. Retrieved August 13, 2012.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Scorpions – Still Loving You" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Scorpions – Still Loving You" (in French). Les classement single.
  6. ^ "Musicline.de – Scorpions Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Scorpions – Still Loving You" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Scorpions – Still Loving You". Swiss Singles Chart.
  9. ^ "Les Singles de Platine :" (in French). Infodisc.fr. Archived from the original on December 24, 2013. Retrieved November 22, 2012.
  10. ^ "French single certifications – Scorpions – Still Loving You" (in French). InfoDisc. Select SCORPIONS and click OK. 

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