View from a Bridge

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"View from a Bridge"
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Single by Kim Wilde
from the album Select
B-side "Take Me Tonight"
Released 5 April 1982
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1981
Genre Pop, new wave
Length 3:32
Label RAK
Writer(s) Ricky Wilde, Marty Wilde
Producer(s) Ricky Wilde
Kim Wilde singles chronology
"View From a Bridge"
"Child Come Away"

"View from a Bridge" is the second single to be released internationally from Kim Wilde's second album, Select.

The song told the story of a girl committing suicide by jumping off a bridge and became another of Wilde's big hits, particularly throughout Europe and Australia (where it was her fourth consecutive Top 10 success).

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
United Kingdom 16
Switzerland 2
Belgium 3
Sweden 4
Finland[1] 5
Netherlands 5
Germany 6
Australia 7
Austria 10
Ireland 16
France 17

2006 version[edit]

The song is updated with a faster tempo and throbbing dance beat for Wilde's 2006 album Never Say Never.


  1. ^ Nyman, Jake (2005). Suomi soi 4: Suuri suomalainen listakirja (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 951-31-2503-3. 

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