What Can You Do for Me

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"What Can You Do For Me"
What Can You Do For Me.jpg
Single by Utah Saints
from the album Utah Saints
Released12 August 1991
FormatCD single, Cassette, 12" vinyl, 7" vinyl
GenreHouse
Length3:21
Songwriter(s)Annie Lennox, David A Stewart, Gwen Guthrie, Jeremy Willis
Utah Saints singles chronology
"What Can You Do For Me"
(1991)
"Something Good"
(1992)

"What Can You Do For Me" is the debut single by English electronic group Utah Saints. The song was released on 12 August 1991[1] and reached a peak position of number 10 in the UK Singles Chart.

The song uses samples from "There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)" by Eurythmics and "Ain't Nothin' Goin' on But the Rent" by Gwen Guthrie.

Chart performance[edit]

The single was released in August 1991 and entered the UK Singles Chart on 18 August at number 26. The song steadily rose up the chart and peaked at number 10 on 15 September. The song spent a total of 11 weeks inside the top 75 chart.

In Australia, "What Can You Do For Me" did not enter the ARIA top 100 singles chart until April 1993,[2] following its re-release after the success of "Something Good".

Chart (1991) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[3] 10
Chart (1993) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart[2] 90

2012 re-release[edit]

"What Can You Do For Me"
Single by Utah Saints vs. Drumsound & Bassline Smith
Released26 February 2012
FormatDigital download
GenreDrum and bass
Length2:48
LabelMinistry of Sound
Songwriter(s)Gwen Guthrie, Jeremy Willis
Utah Saints singles chronology
"Football Season Is Over Remix"
(2009)
"What Can You Do For Me"
(2012)
Drumsound & Bassline Smith singles chronology
"Freak"
(2011)
"What Can You Do For Me"
(2012)
"Through the Night"
(2012)

A new version of the song remixed by Drumsound & Bassline Smith was released on 26 February 2012.[4]

Track listing[edit]

iTunes EP[4]
No.TitleLength
1."What Can You Do For Me" (Utah Saints vs. Drumsound & Bassline Smith) (Radio Edit)2:48
2."What Can You Do For Me" (7th Heaven Remix)6:00
3."What Can You Do For Me" (Ill Blu Remix)4:59
4."What Can You Do For Me" (Tantrum Desire Remix)4:36
5."What Can You Do For Me" (Hervé's Speaker Junkie Remix)4:36
6."What Can You Do For Me" (Felix Leiter & Mark Maitland Remix)6:54

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[5] 28
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[6] 7
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 28

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/what-can-you-do-for-me-single/id505530585
  2. ^ a b Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.
  3. ^ "Official Charts > Utah Saints". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
  4. ^ a b https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/what-can-you-do-for-me-remixes/id495703171
  5. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  6. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  7. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.

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