We Shall Dance

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"We Shall Dance"
Single by Demis Roussos
from the album On the Greek Side of My Mind (Fire and Ice)
Released1971 (1971)
Format7" vinyl single (45 RPM)
LabelPhilips
Songwriter(s)Harry Chalkitis and Artemios Venturis Roussos
Producer(s)Demis Roussos and Jean-Claude Desmarty
Demis Roussos singles chronology
"We Shall Dance"
(1971)
"My Reason"
(1972)
Music video
"We Shall Dance" (French TV, 1971) on YouTube

"We Shall Dance" is a song by Greek singer Demis Roussos. It was released as a single in 1971. The song was included on Roussos' 1971 album On the Greek Side of My Mind (originally titled Fire and Ice).

Background and writing[edit]

The song is credited to Harry Chalkitis and Artemios Venturis Roussos (Demis Roussos). The recording was produced by Demis Roussos and Jean-Claude Desmarty.[1]

There is also a Spanish-language version, titled "Bailaremos".[2]

Commercial performance[edit]

The song reached no. 4 in the Netherlands and no. 9 Belgium (Flanders).[1]

Track listings[edit]

7" single Philips 6118 006 (1971, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal)
7" single Philips 60 09 159 (1973, Spain)

A. "We Shall Dance" (3:32)
B. "Lord of the Flies" (4:27)[1]

7" single BR 56033 (1973, Netherlands)

A. "We Shall Dance" (4:27)
B. "My Reason" (4:55)[1]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1971) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 9
Germany[1] 29
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[4] 4
Chart (2015) Peak
position
France (SNEP)[5] 115*
  • Charted posthumously in 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "spanishcharts.com - Demis Roussos - We Shall Dance". Retrieved 2017-10-23.
  2. ^ "Demis Roussos - Adiós, Mi Amor, Adiós (Vinyl, LP) at Discogs". Retrieved 2017-10-26.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Demis Roussos – We Shall Dance" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved October 23, 2017.
  4. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Demis Roussos – We Shall Dance" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved October 23, 2017.
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Demis Roussos – We Shall Dance" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved October 23, 2017.

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