Touch Me (All Night Long)

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"Touch Me (All Night Long)"
Fonda rae - cover me.jpg
Single by Fonda Rae
Format 7", 12"
Label KN Records US (KN 1001)
Streetwave UK (MKHAN 28)
Writer(s) Greg Carmichael, Patrick Adams
Fonda Rae singles chronology
"Live It Up"
(1983)
"Touch Me (All Night Long)"
(1984)
"Making Love Feel So Good In The Morning"
(1985)

"Touch Me (All Night Long)" is the title of a 1984 single by American singer Fonda Rae.[1] It was a minor hit for her and the band Wish in 1984 and was featured in the film A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge. In the original, it is alternately spelled as "Tuch Me (All Night Long)".

Track listing[edit]

US 12" single

  1. Touch Me (All Night Long)
  2. Touch Me (All Night Long) Radio Version
  3. Touch Me (All Night Long) Dub Version

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984-5) Peak
position[2]
UK Singles Chart 49
US Billboard R&B 70

Other versions[edit]

"Touch Me" was released in 2004 by electronic dance group Angel City. The band was formed by Zentveld & Oomen. "Touch Me" was the follow-up to the group's 2003 hit "Love Me Right (Oh Sheila)". It reached #2 on the UK dance charts and #18 on the UK Singles Chart. It shares the chorus from Cathy Dennis's 1991 UK #5 & US #2 hit single, "Touch Me (All Night Long)", but has different verses.

The song is taken from Angel City's album, Love Me Right.

The song was also covered by a Japanese singer Bonnie Pink and was included in her 2003 single "Tonight, the Night".

Cathy Dennis version[edit]

"Touch Me (All Night Long)"
TouchMe(AllNightLong)CDennis.jpg
Single by Cathy Dennis
from the album Move to This
Released January 14, 1991
Format 7", 12"
Length 3:59
Label Polydor
Writer(s) Cathy Dennis, Greg Carmichael, Patrick Adams
Producer(s) Cathy Dennis, Phil Bodger
Cathy Dennis singles chronology
"That's the Way of the World"
(1990)
"Touch Me (All Night Long)"
(1991)
"Too Many Walls"
(1991)

"Touch Me" was released in 1991 by British singer-songwriter Cathy Dennis. The song is included on her debut album, Move to This, where it is listed as either "All Night Long (Touch Me)" or just "All Night Long". Dennis's version contained some rewritten lyrics in the verses.

The song was a worldwide hit peaking at #9 in Canada, #5 on the UK singles chart, #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #16 in Australia. In addition, the song spent one week at the top of the US dance chart in March 1991. The single was also released in Japan.

The video was directed by Rocky Morton and Annabel Jankel.

Dennis performed the song on the season 3 episode of Beverly Hills, 90210, "A Night to Remember", in 1993.[3]

Track listings[edit]

UK CD single

  1. Touch Me (All Night Long)
  2. Touch Me (All Night Long) Club Mix
  3. Touch Me (All Night Long) All Night Long Mix

US cassette single

  1. Touch Me (All Night Long)
  2. Touch Me (All Night Long) Hot Mix

Charts[edit]

Chart (1990–91) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 16
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5] 30
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[6] 29
Canadian The Record Singles Chart[7] 9
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 39
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 3
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[10] 26
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[11] 34
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 16
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 5
US Billboard Hot 100[14] 2
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[15] 1
US Radio Songs (Billboard)[16] 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cathy Dennis - Touch Me (All Night Long)". 
  2. ^ Charstats. Fonda Rae - "Touch Me". Retrieved December-2011.
  3. ^ "BH 90210 S3_E27_P4 "A Night To Remember"". YouTube. 2010-01-13. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 
  4. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Cathy Dennis – Touch Me (All Night Long)". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Cathy Dennis – Touch Me (All Night Long)" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Cathy Dennis – Touch Me (All Night Long)" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  7. ^ "Canadian Singles Chart from Nanda Lwin; Top 40 Hits: The Essential Chart Guide (2000)"
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Cathy Dennis – Touch Me (All Night Long)". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  9. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Touch Me (All Night Long)". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved March 9, 2016.
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Cathy Dennis – Touch Me (All Night Long)" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  11. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Cathy Dennis – Touch Me (All Night Long)". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Cathy Dennis – Touch Me (All Night Long)". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  13. ^ "Archive Chart: 1991-05-04" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  14. ^ "Cathy Dennis – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Cathy Dennis. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  15. ^ "Cathy Dennis – Chart history" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Cathy Dennis. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  16. ^ "Cathy Dennis – Chart history" Billboard Radio Songs for Cathy Dennis. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
Preceded by
"Someday" by Mariah Carey
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
March 23, 1991
Succeeded by
"How to Dance" by Bingoboys featuring Princessa