Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)

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"Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)"
Single by Sting
from the album Sacred Love
Released 26 April 2004 (2004-04-26)
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre Pop
Length 3:55
Label A&M
Writer(s) Sting
Producer(s)
Sting singles chronology
"Whenever I Say Your Name"
(2004)
"Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)"
(2004)
"Soul Cake"
(2009)
Music video
"Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" on YouTube

"Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" is a song by Sting, released as the third single form his album, Sacred Love on 26 April 2004. It toped the Dance Club Songs chart in the United States in August 2004.

Formats and track listings[edit]

European CD single

  1. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (Radio Version) – 3:44
  2. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (Batson-Doc-Will.I.Am Remix) – 4:08

European CD maxi single

  1. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (Radio Version) – 3:44
  2. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (Batson-Doc-Will.I.Am Remix) – 4:08
  3. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (B. Recluse Mix) – 3:06

US CD maxi single

  1. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (Radio Version) – 3:44
  2. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (Batson-Doc-Will.I.Am Remix) – 4:08
  3. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (B. Recluse Mix) – 3:06
  4. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (Radio Version) (The Video) – 3:46
  5. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (Batson-Doc-Will.I.Am Remix) (The Video) – 4:10
  6. "Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (B. Recluse Mix) (The Video) – 3:08

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Europe (European Hot 100 Singles)[1] 100
Germany (Official German Charts)[2] 54
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[3] 21
Hungary (Dance Top 40)[4] 32
Italy (FIMI)[5] 46
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[6] 80
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 81
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 60
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[9] 1

Mylène Farmer and Sting version[edit]

"Stolen Car"
Single by Mylène Farmer, Sting
from the album Interstellaires
Released 28 August 2015
(digital download)
Format CD, 12", download
Recorded 2014
Genre Pop, electropop, variété française
Length 3:21
Label Stuffed Monkey, Polydor, Universal Music
Writer(s) Lyrics: Sting & Mylène Farmer[10]
Music: Sting
Producer(s) The Avener
Mylène Farmer chronology
"Diabolique mon ange"
(2013)
"Stolen Car"
(2015)
"Insondables"
(2015)

"Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" was covered by French singer, Mylène Farmer. She recorded it as a duet with Sting and added lyrics in French. The song was titled just "Stolen Car" and released as the first single from Farmers album, Interstellaires (2015).[11] It topped the chart in France, Belgium Wallonia and also reached number one on the Dance Club Songs in the United States.

Track listing[edit]

Digital Download
No. Title Length
1. "Stolen Car"   3:21
Remixes – EP
No. Title Length
1. "Stolen Car" (Dave Audé Extended Mix) 6:34
2. "Stolen Car" (Ralphi Rosario Mix) 7:48
3. "Stolen Car" (My Digital Enemy Remix) 4:28
4. "Stolen Car" (Mico C Extended Remix) 6:10
5. "Stolen Car" (BRKLYN Remix) 4:14
6. "Stolen Car" (Ralphi Rosario Massive Dub Mix) 7:02
Remixes 2 – EP
No. Title Length
1. "Stolen Car" (Dave Audé Edit) 3:50
2. "Stolen Car" (Ralphi Rosario Radio Edit) 3:49
3. "Stolen Car" (Mico C Radio Remix) 3:43
4. "Stolen Car" (BRKLYN Radio Remix) 3:16
5. "Stolen Car" (Dave Audé Dub Mix) 5:32
6. "Stolen Car" (Ralphi Rosario Vox Dub) 7:18

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[12] 1
France (SNEP)[13] 1
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[14] 55
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade Romandie)[15] 4
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[9] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sting – Chart history" European Hot 100 for Sting. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Sting - Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Dance Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Sting – Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)". Top Digital Download. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Archive Chart: 2004-05-23". Scottish Singles Top 40. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Sting – Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Sting: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Sting – Chart history" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Sting. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  10. ^ http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/sting-on-playing-a-car-thief-new-duo-single-sexiness-of-singing-in-french-20150922?page=2
  11. ^ Durand, Thomas (15 September 2015). "Mylène Farmer : Un nouvel album au titre évocateur - Gala". Gala (in French). Retrieved 17 September 2015. 
  12. ^ "Ultratop.be – Mylène Farmer & Sting – Stolen Car" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 
  13. ^ "Lescharts.com – Mylène Farmer & Sting – Stolen Car" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 
  14. ^ "Mylène Farmer & Sting – Stolen Car – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 
  15. ^ "Mylène Farmer & Sting – Stolen Car". Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 July 2016.