Surround Yourself with Sorrow

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"Surround Yourself with Sorrow"
Single by Cilla Black
from the album Surround Yourself with Cilla
B-side "London Bridge"
Released 1969
Format Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM
Genre Pop rock
Length 2:34
Label Parlophone
Songwriter(s) Bill Martin & Phil Coulter
Producer(s) George Martin
Cilla Black singles chronology
"Where Is Tomorrow?"
(1968)
"Surround Yourself with Sorrow"
(1969)
"Conversations"
(1969)

"Where Is Tomorrow?"
(1968)
"Surround Yourself with Sorrow"
(1969)
"Conversations"
(1969)

"Surround Yourself with Sorrow" is a song recorded by the English pop singer Cilla Black, which was released as a single and on the album Surround Yourself with Cilla in 1969. The song spent 12 weeks on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at No. 3,[1] while reaching No. 5 on the Irish Singles Chart,[2] No. 5 on the New Zealand Listener chart,[3] No. 5 in Poland,[4] No. 6 in Singapore,[5] and No. 22 on Australia's Go-Set chart.[6]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1969) Peak
position
Australia (Go-Set)[6] 22
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 5
New Zealand Listener[3] 5
Poland (Polish Pathfinders)[4] 5
Singapore (Radio Singapore)[5] 6
UK Singles Chart[1] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cilla Black - Full Official Chart History, Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Surround Yourself with Sorrow". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  3. ^ a b NZ Listener chart summary, Flavour of New Zealand. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Hits of the World", Billboard, May 24, 1969. p. 67. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Hits of the World", Billboard, May 10, 1969. p. 103. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Nimmervoll, Ed, "GO-SET National Top 40", May 17, 1969. Retrieved March 27, 2018.