We All Sleep Alone

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"We All Sleep Alone"
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Single by Cher
from the album Cher
B-side "Working Girl"
Released January 28, 1988
Format
Recorded 1987
Genre
Length 3:56
Label Geffen
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Jon Bon Jovi
  • Richie Sambora
  • Desmond Child
Cher singles chronology
"I Found Someone"
(1987)
"We All Sleep Alone"
(1988)
"Skin Deep"
(1988)

"I Found Someone"
(1987)
"We All Sleep Alone"
(1988)
"Skin Deep"
(1988)
Audio sample
Alternative cover
Alternative cover
Alternative cover

"We All Sleep Alone" is the second official single from Cher's self-titled eighteenth album Cher, released on January 28, 1988 by Geffen Records. The single was also released on VHS containing the music video, as directed by Cher.

Song information[edit]

This song was written and produced by Desmond Child, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora (with whom Cher would later be romantically involved). This song was remixed by Todd Terry for her 1998 album Believe.

Critical reception[edit]

Allmusic highlighted the song on her 1987 self-titled album.[1]

Music video[edit]

Cher and Camiletti in the "We All Sleep Alone" video.

There are two version of videos for "We All Sleep Alone". the first is only with Cher and Camilletti in a big bedroom, the second version including a footage from the first and clip with dancers in the streets and her on a stage.

On March 31, 1988, this video was released as a promo on VHS tape in the USA. In 2004 it was officially released on DVD in the video compilation, The Very Best of Cher: The Video Hits Collection.

Live performances[edit]

Cher performed the song on the following concert tours:

Formats and track listings[edit]

We All Sleep Alone remix vinyl 12"[2]

  1. "We all Sleep Alone" (Remix)
  2. "Working Girl"
  3. "I Found Someone"

Official versions[edit]

  • Album version (3:56)
  • Remix (3:52)
  • Todd Terry Remix (5:10)
  • Todd Terry Remix Edit (4:06)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 76
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[4] 27
Canada Adult Contemporary (RPM)[5] 5
Spain Top 40 Radio (Promusicae)[6] 36
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 47
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 14
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[9] 11
US Cash Box Top 100[10] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Review by Allmusic Retrieved 15 October
  2. ^ "We All Sleep Alone Single". 
  3. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
  4. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 8667." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  5. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary: Issue 8571." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  6. ^ Fernando Salaverri (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  7. ^ "Cher: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  8. ^ "Cher Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  9. ^ "Cher Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  10. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, December 30, 1989

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