Sweet Thing (Mick Jagger song)

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"Sweet Thing"
Sweet thing.jpg
Single by Mick Jagger
from the album Wandering Spirit
B-side "Wandering Spirit"
Released January 1993
Format CD single, CD maxi, 7" single,
12" maxi
Recorded 1992
Genre Pop rock, R&B
Length 4:21
Label Atlantic
Songwriter(s) Mick Jagger
Producer(s) Mick Jagger, Rick Rubin
Mick Jagger singles chronology
"Let's Work"
(1987)
"Sweet Thing"
(1993)
"Old Habits Die Hard"
(2004)

"Sweet Thing" is a 1992 song recorded by English singer-songwriter Mick Jagger who also wrote it. It was the first single from his album Wandering Spirit and was released in January 1993. It achieved success in many countries worldwide, becoming a top ten hit in Austria, France, Norway and Switzerland. It achieved a minor success in the United States, peaking at number 84 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Sweet Thing":[1]

  • CD single - US, 7" single - Germany
  1. "Sweet Thing" — 4:21
  2. "Wandering Spirit" — 4:17
  • CD maxi - US
  1. "Sweet Thing" (Mick's extended version) — 6:54
  2. "Sweet Thing" (Mick's dub) — 4:57
  3. "Sweet Thing" (extended remix) — 6:01
  4. "Sweet Thing" (stripped down version) — 4:38
  5. "Sweet Thing" (instrumental of stripped down version) — 4:39
  6. "Sweet Thing" (LP mix) — 4:18
  • CD maxi - US
  1. "Sweet Thing" (Mick's extended version) — 6:54
  2. "Sweet Thing" (Mick's dub) — 4:55
  3. "Sweet Thing" (instrumental of extended sax) — 4:49
  4. "Sweet Thing" (extended remix) — 5:59
  5. "Sweet Thing" (stripped down version) — 4:37
  6. "Sweet Thing" (instrumental of stripped down version) — 4:37
  • CD maxi - Europe, US
  1. "Sweet Thing" (LP version) — 4:21
  2. "Sweet Thing" (Mick's mix) — 6:44
  3. "Sweet Thing" (dub) — 6:44
  4. "Wandering Spirit" — 4:17
  • 12" maxi - Germany
  1. "Sweet Thing" (Mick's mix) — 6:44
  2. "Sweet Thing" (dub) — 6:44
  3. "Sweet Thing" (LP version) — 4:21
  4. "Wandering Spirit" — 4:17
  • 12" maxi - Germany
  1. "Sweet Thing" (extended remix) — 5:59
  2. "Sweet Thing" (stripped down version) — 4:37
  3. "Sweet Thing" (stripped down instrumenral) — 4:37
  4. "Sweet Thing" (remix edit) — 4:20
  5. "Sweet Thing" (funky guitar edit) — 4:20
  6. "Sweet Thing" (extended sax instrumental) — 4:49

Credits[edit]

  • Original sound recording made by Promotone BV
  • All remixes by Mick Jagger
  • Produced by Mick Jagger and Rick Rubin
  • Design by Richard Bates

Charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[2] 18
Austrian Singles Chart[3] 7
Dutch Mega Top 100[4] 15
French SNEP Singles Chart[5] 8
German Singles Chart[6] 23
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart[7] 18
Norwegian Singles Chart[8] 9
Polish Singles Chart[9] 13
Swedish Singles Chart[10] 27
Swiss Singles Chart[11] 8
UK Airplay Chart 9
UK Singles Chart[12] 24
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[13] 84
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock[13] 34

References[edit]

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  2. ^ ""Sweet Thing", Australian Singles Chart". australian-charts. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  3. ^ ""Sweet Thing", Austrian Singles Chart" (in German). austriancharts. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  4. ^ ""Sweet Thing", Dutch Mega Top 100" (in Dutch). dutchcharts. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  5. ^ ""Sweet Thing", French Singles Chart" (in French). lescharts. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  6. ^ ""Sweet Thing", German Singles Chart" (in German). musicline. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  7. ^ ""Sweet Thing", New Zealand Singles Chart". charts. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  8. ^ ""Sweet Thing", Norwegian Singles Chart" (in Norwegian). norwegiancharts. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  9. ^ "Polish Singles Chart |". 
  10. ^ ""Sweet Thing", Swedish Singles Chart" (in Swedish). swedishcharts. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  11. ^ ""Sweet Thing", Swiss Singles Chart" (in German). hitparade. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  12. ^ ""Sweet Thing", UK Singles Chart". chartstats. Archived from the original on 23 July 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  13. ^ a b "Mick Jagger singles, Billboard charts". allmusic. Retrieved 30 March 2011.