The Sound of San Francisco

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"The Sound of San Francisco"
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Single by Global Deejays
from the album Network
Released29 November 2004
FormatCD, Digital download
GenreElectro house
Global Deejays singles chronology
"The Sound of San Francisco"
"What a Feeling (Flashdance)"

"The Sound of San Francisco" (or "San Francisco Dreaming'") is a song by the Austrian house group Global Deejays. It was released in November 2004 as the lead single from their album, Network. The song was one of the first Austrian dance songs to reach the top ten of more than 10 charts worldwide.

It samples the Scott McKenzie song, "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)", and "California Dreamin'" by The Mamas & the Papas.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song is the group in a school bus as they tour the list of cities listed at the beginning of the song.

Chart performance[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (2004-2005) Peak
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 4
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 38
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[3] 9
Brazil (ABPD)[4] 53
Canada (Nielsen SoundScan) 3
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100 Oficiální)[5] 1
France (SNEP)[6] 18
Germany (Official German Charts)[7] 3
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[8] 31
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 29
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[10] 5


  1. ^ " – Global Deejays – The Sound of San Francisco" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  2. ^ " – Global Deejays – The Sound of San Francisco" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  3. ^ " – Global Deejays – The Sound of San Francisco" (in French). Ultratip.
  4. ^ "Brazil" (PDF). ABPD. October 6, 2001. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  5. ^ Rádia podlehla barbarům z Global Deejays
  6. ^ " – Global Deejays – The Sound of San Francisco" (in French). Les classement single.
  7. ^ " – Global Deejays Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  8. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Global Deejays" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  9. ^ " – Global Deejays – The Sound of San Francisco". Swiss Singles Chart.
  10. ^ Billboard (Retrieved September 10, 2008)