Waterfall (The Stone Roses song)

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"Waterfall"
Stone Roses Waterfall.jpg
Single by The Stone Roses
from the album The Stone Roses
Released30 December 1991[1]
Format
GenreMadchester[2]
Length4:41 (album version)
3:31 (7" version)
5:23 (12" version)
4:37 (album version 2009 remaster)
LabelSilvertone
Songwriter(s)Ian Brown, John Squire
Producer(s)John Leckie
The Stone Roses singles chronology
"One Love"
(1990)
"Waterfall"
(1991)
"I Am the Resurrection"
(1992)

"Waterfall" is the ninth single from The Stone Roses. The fourth single taken from their debut album The Stone Roses, it was released in December 1991 and reached number 27 in the UK Singles Chart.[3] It was the first of two singles released from their début album while the band were estranged from their label Silvertone. The 7" and 12" single versions of "Waterfall" were remixed by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne. The 7" and 12" versions of the b-side "One Love" were remixed by Adrian Sherwood.

The song was placed at number 5 in a 2013 poll, by readers of The Guardian, of their "all-time favourite songs by the band."[4]

Track listing[edit]

7" vinyl (Silvertone ORE 35)
Cassette (Silvertone ORE C 35)
  1. "Waterfall" – 3:31
  2. "One Love" – 3:40
12" vinyl (Silvertone ORE T 35)
  1. "Waterfall" – 5:23
  2. "One Love" – 7:10
CD (Silvertone ORE CD 35)
  1. "Waterfall (7" version)" – 3:31
  2. "One Love (7" version)" – 3:40
  3. "Waterfall (12" version)" – 5:23
  4. "One Love (12" version)" – 7:10

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[5] Gold 400,000double-dagger

double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.45cat.com/record/ore35 release date
  2. ^ Hart, Ron (12 August 2009). "The Stones Roses: The Stone Roses: Legacy Edition". JamBase. Retrieved 2 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Stone Roses". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  4. ^ McDonnell-Thomas, Emily (31 May 2013). "The Stone Roses: five essential songs". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  5. ^ "British single certifications – The Stone Roses – Waterfall". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 12 July 2019. Select singles in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Waterfall in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.

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