Why Tell Me Why

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"Why Tell Me Why"
Single by Anita Meyer
from the album Shades of Desire
B-side "The Wind Will Come In Time"
Released 1981
Format 7"
Label Ariola
Songwriter(s) Piet Souer
Producer(s) Martin Duiser

"Why Tell Me Why" is a 1981 song performed by Dutch singer Anita Meyer and it is one of her most notable songs.[1] The song was composed by Piet Souer and produced by Martin Duiser. It charted for 14 weeks.[2]

Cover versions[edit]

Other versions and remixes[edit]

The single has been remixed twice, first in 2009 by Offer Nissim and in 2011 by Dutch DJ Gailliano (with Meyer getting credit in the latter). The song is also sampled heavily in DJ F.R.A.N.K's single "Discotex (Yep!)," which reached number one on Belgium's Ultratop 50 chart in January 2011.


  1. ^ "Anita Meyer en The Trammps bij de Toppers - Nieuws - TROUW" (in Dutch). Trouw.nl. 2008-02-20. Retrieved 2012-09-08. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived March 15, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Främling" (in Swedish). Svensk mediedatabas. 1983. Retrieved 3 October 2015.