Summer of Love (The B-52's song)

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"Summer of Love"
Summer of Love (The B-52's single).jpg
Artwork for U.S. 7-inch vinyl single
Single by The B-52's
from the album Bouncing off the Satellites
B-side "Housework"
Released 1986
Format 7", 12"
Genre New wave
Length 4:02
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Kate Pierson, Keith Strickland, Cindy Wilson, Ricky Wilson
Producer(s) Tony Mansfield
The B-52's singles chronology
"Song for a Future Generation"
"Summer of Love"
"Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland"

"Summer of Love" is the first single from the album Bouncing off the Satellites by The B-52's. The single peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart, making it their highest entry (1994's "(Meet) The Flintstones" would reach the same position on the chart). The original version of the song was released on The B-52's compilation album, Time Capsule: Songs for a Future Generation.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Summer of Love" – 4:02
  2. "Housework" – 4:04


Chart Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 90
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 3

Use in popular culture[edit]

This song is featured in the 80's movie Earth Girls Are Easy.[1]


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