Touch Me (49ers song)

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"Touch Me"
Single by 49ers
from the album 49ers
B-side Remix
Released January 1990
Format CD single, CD maxi, 7" single
Genre Italo house
Length 3:43
Label Island
Writer(s) Narada Michael Walden
Gianfranco Bortolotti
Paul Witts
Rob Manley
Preston W. Glass
Pietro Rossini
Producer(s) Gianfranco Bortolotti
49ers singles chronology
"Shadows"
(1989)
"Touch Me"
(1990)
"Don't You Love Me"
(1990)

"Touch Me" is a song by Italian group 49ers. It was released in January 1990 as the third single from the album, 49ers. The song was the first four hits on the American dance charts for the 49ers. The single spent two weeks at number one and a total of eleven weeks on the dance chart.[1] The song reached number 3 on the UK Singles Chart.

The Italo house song samples Aretha Franklin's "Rock-A-Lott" and Alisha Warren's "Touch Me".

Charts and sales[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 18
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 9
Belgium (VRT Top 30 Flanders)[3] 12
Canada Dance (RPM)[4] 1
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[5] 3
France (SNEP)[2] 7
Germany (Media Control Charts)[6] 7
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 4
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[8] 13
New Zealand (RIANZ)[2] 15
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[2] 8
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[2] 6
United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company)[9] 3
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[10] 1

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Keep It Together" by Madonna
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
April 7, 1990 - April 14, 1990 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Let There Be House" by Deskee

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 101. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Touch Me", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved February 9, 2008)
  3. ^ Belgian peak
  4. ^ Canada dance peak
  5. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin - levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 9789511210535. 
  6. ^ "49ers singles, German Singles Chart" (in German). musicline. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  7. ^ Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  8. ^ "Single top 100 over 1990" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 15 April 2010. 
  9. ^ "Touch Me", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  10. ^ Waddell, Ray (2012-02-07). "Madonna Sets 2012 World Tour Dates". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-02-11.