The Woman in Me (Donna Summer song)

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"The Woman in Me"
Single by Donna Summer
from the album Donna Summer
B-side Livin' in America
Released February 13, 1983
Format 7" single, 12" single
Genre Pop
Length 3:55
Label Geffen (U.S.)
Warner Bros. (Europe)
Writer(s) Michael Clark, John Bettis
Producer(s) Quincy Jones
Donna Summer singles chronology
"I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley Remix)"
"The Woman in Me"

"The Woman in Me" is the third and final single from Donna Summer's self-titled 1982 album. The song entered the US top 40 and was a hit on the US Adult Contemporary (#17), Pop (#33) and R&B (#30) charts in early 1983.

In North America, the single was also released on a 12" blue vinyl picture disc featuring the album cover artwork on an enlarged paper label. Side two featured the song "Livin' in America" from the same album and "The Wanderer", title track to the 1980 album.

Music Video[edit]

The video features Donna in a blue dress singing and standing at a room with a unidentified man standing by the door followed by changing colors. The video shows Donna from the chest up as she was pregnant with Amanda Grace at the time.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
Dutch GfK chart[1] 12
Dutch Top 40 7

Heart version[edit]

Heart covered the song on their 1993 album Desire Walks On. It was released as a single in 1994 but failed to chart on the Hot 100, peaking on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
Canadian Adult Contemporary Chart[2] 34
Canadian Singles Chart[3] 13
Japanese Singles Chart (Tokyo)[citation needed] 98
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart[4] 24
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Chart[citation needed] 105


  1. ^ " - Discografie Donna Summer". © 2006-2011 Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-03-14. 
  2. ^ "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  3. ^ "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  4. ^ Heart. "Heart - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 

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