Sweet Dreams (La Bouche song)

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"Sweet Dreams"
Sweet dreams.jpg
Single by La Bouche
from the album Sweet Dreams
Released March 12, 1994
January 16, 1996 (U.S. release & UK re-release)
Format 7" Single
12" Single
CD Single
CD Maxi
Recorded January 1994
Genre Dance
Length 3:23
Label RCA[1]
Writer(s) Robert Haynes
Mehmet Sönmez
Melanie Thornton
Producer(s) Frank Farian
Uli Brenner
Gerd Amir Saraf
La Bouche singles chronology
"Sweet Dreams"
"Be My Lover"
Music video
"Sweet Dreams" on YouTube
Alternative cover
CD-Maxi - Remix

"Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" is a song recorded by German Eurodance group La Bouche. It was originally released in March 1994 as the lead single from their album of the same name. It was released in North America in January 1996. It reached number one in both Italy and on the Canadian dance chart and peaked at number 13 in the United States. In Australia, "Sweet Dreams" peaked at number eight and was certified gold by ARIA.[2]


"Sweet Dreams" has a tempo of 134 beats per minute.[3] It is written in the key of B minor and follows a chord progression of Bm7 – G – A, and the vocals span from A3 to B4.[4]

Track listings[edit]

  1. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (Radio Version) (3:23)
  2. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (Club Mix) (4:55)
  3. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (House Mix) (6:38)
  4. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (Oriental Mix) (5:17)
  5. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (Hola Mix) (5:10)
CD-Maxi - Remix
  1. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (Airplay Edit) (3:58)
  2. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (Loveland UK Mix) (7:00)
  3. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (Italian No.1 Mix) (5:09)
  4. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (French 'hit des clubs' Mix) (5:35)
  5. "Sweet Dreams (Ola Ola E)" (House Mix) (6:38)

Charts and certifications[edit]

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Il Cielo" by Fiorello & Caterina
Italian Singles chart number-one single
July 2, 1994 - July 23, 1994 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Il Cielo" by Fiorello & Caterina


  1. ^ http://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&se=la+bouche#search_section
  2. ^ a b c "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles 1996". ARIA. Retrieved February 1, 2016. 
  3. ^ "BPM for 'sweet dreams' by la bouche | songbpm.com". songbpm.com. Retrieved 2016-05-22. 
  4. ^ Saraf, Gerd Amir. "La Bouche "Sweet Dreams" Sheet Music in B Minor - Download & Print". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 2016-05-22. 
  5. ^ "Sweet Dreams", in various Singles Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved February 12, 2008)
  6. ^ Italian Singles Chart Hit parade Italia (Retrieved May 30, 2008)
  7. ^ Canada peak position
  8. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin - levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 9789511210535. 
  9. ^ Search for Irish peak
  10. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: L". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  11. ^ Japanese Oricon Singles Chart
  12. ^ Billboard: Hits of the World, December 3, 1994
  13. ^ United Kingdom Peak(Link redirected to OCC website)
  14. ^ a b c d Billboard Allmusic.com (Retrieved July 28, 2008)
  15. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Retrieved 2010-08-27. 

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