Summer Son

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"Summer Son"
Summer Son.jpg
Single by Texas
from the album The Hush
B-side"Don't You Want Me" (Live)
Released16 August 1999
Format
Recorded1999
Genre
Length4:06
LabelMercury
MERCD 520
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Johnny Mac
Texas singles chronology
"In Our Lifetime"
(1999)
"Summer Son"
(1999)
"When We Are Together"
(1999)
Music video
"Summer Son" on YouTube

"Summer Son" is a song by British band Texas and was the second single to be taken from the album The Hush. The song was released on 16 August 1999 and peaked at number five on the UK Singles Chart. In mainland Europe, "Summer Son" became one of the band's biggest hits, reaching the top five in Austria, Walloon Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary and Switzerland; it has received Gold certifications in Belgium and Germany.

Track listing[edit]

CD1 (MERCD 520)

  1. "Summer Son" - 4:06
  2. "Don't You Want Me" (Live at Glastonbury 99) - 5:15
  3. "Summer Son" (Giorgio Moroder Radio Mix) - 3:42
  • Enhanced CD includes video and photo gallery.

CD2 (MERDD 520)

  1. "Summer Son" - 4:06
  2. "Summer Son" (Giorgio Moroder Alternative 12") - 5:17
  3. "Summer Son" (Tee's Freeze Mix) - 7:30

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 95
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 3
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 14
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 4
Denmark (IFPI)[5] 10
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[6] 6
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[7] 3
France (SNEP)[8] 4
Germany (Official German Charts)[9] 3
Greece (IFPI)[10] 3
Hungary (Mahasz)[11] 4
Iceland (Íslenski Listinn Topp 40)[12] 17
Ireland (IRMA)[13] 18
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[14] 63
Norway (VG-lista)[15] 15
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[16] 3
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[17] 8
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[18] 31
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[19] 3
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[20] 5

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[21] 91
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[22] 44
France (SNEP)[23] 42
Germany (Official German Charts)[24] 36
Romania (Romanian Top 100)[25] 78
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[26] 28

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Belgium (BEA)[27] Gold 25,000*
Germany (BVMI)[28] Gold 250,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.
  2. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Texas – Summer Son" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Texas – Summer Son" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Texas – Summer Son" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Top 10 Denmark" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 26 June 2018. Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
  7. ^ "Texas: Summer Son" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Lescharts.com – Texas – Summer Son" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Texas – Summer Son". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Top 10 Greece" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  11. ^ "Top 10 Hungary" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  12. ^ "Íslenski Listinn Topp 40 (NR. 339 Vikuna 2.8. - 9.9. 1999)" (PDF) (in Icelandic). Dagblaðið Vísir. Retrieved 13 July 2018. Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
  13. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Summer Son". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Texas – Summer Son" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  15. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Texas – Summer Son". VG-lista. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  16. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  17. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Texas – Summer Son" Canciones Top 50. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  18. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Texas – Summer Son". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  19. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Texas – Summer Son". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  20. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  21. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 1999" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  22. ^ "Rapports annuels 1999" (in French). Ultratop. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  23. ^ "Classement Singles - année 1999" (in French). Archived from the original on 17 January 2012. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  24. ^ "Top 100 Single-Jahrescharts 1999" (in German). GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  25. ^ "Romanian Top 100: Top of the Year 1999" (in Romanian). Romanian Top 100. Archived from the original on 22 January 2005.
  26. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 1999" (in German). Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  27. ^ "Ultratop − Goud en Platina – singles 1999". Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  28. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Texas; 'Summer Son')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 15 March 2018.