Superstitious (song)

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"Superstitious"
Europe Superstitious.jpg
Single by Europe
from the album Out of This World
B-side "Lights and Shadows"
Released July 1988
Format CD single
7" single
12" single
Length 4:35 (Album Version)
4:11 (Rock Edit - Video Version)
3:51 (CHR Edit)
Label Epic
Writer(s) Joey Tempest
Producer(s) Ron Nevison
Europe singles chronology
"Cherokee"
(1986)
"Superstitious"
(1988)
"Open Your Heart"
(1988)

"Superstitious" is a 1988 single released by the Swedish rock band Europe. It was the first single released from the album Out of This World. It charted at #31 in the Billboard Hot 100, #9 at the Mainstream Rock Tracks and #34 in the UK Singles Chart. It is the last Europe song to chart in the US.

The video for "Superstitious" was filmed at an old castle on Long Island, New York. When performing the song live on tour in 1990-92, Europe included a part of Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry" in the middle of the song.

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Year List Peak Ref.
1988 Swedish Singles Chart 1 [1]
Norwegian Singles Chart 1 [2]
Mainstream Rock Tracks 9 [3]
Swiss Singles Chart 9 [4]
Dutch Top 40 10 [5]
Italian Singles Chart 10 [6]
German Singles Chart 21 [7]
Irish Singles Chart 24 [8]
Billboard Hot 100 31 [3]
French Singles Chart 33 [9]
UK Singles Chart 34 [10]
South African Singles Chart 12 [11]
Canadian Singles Chart 35 [12]
Australian Singles Chart 45 [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swedish Album Chart". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  2. ^ "Norwegian Singles Chart". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  3. ^ a b "US Album Chart". Billboard 200. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  4. ^ "Swiss Album Chart". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  5. ^ "De Nederlandse Top 40, week 35, 1988". Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Italian Singles Chart". hitparadeitalia. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  7. ^ "German Album Chart". charts-surfer. Archived from the original on October 29, 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  8. ^ "Irish Singles Chart". The Irish Charts. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  9. ^ "French Album Chart". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  10. ^ "UK Album Chart". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-24. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  11. ^ http://rock.co.za/files/springbok_top_20_(E).html Retrieved 6 January 2014
  12. ^ "Canadian Chart". RPM. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  13. ^ "Australian Chart". australiancharts.com. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 

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