Wish You Were Here (Rednex song)

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"Wish You Were Here"
Wish You Were Here.jpg
Single by Rednex
from the album Sex & Violins
B-side "Hittin' the Hay"
Released 6 May 1995
Format CD single
Maxi single
Digital download
Recorded 1994
Genre Pop
Length 4:00
Writer(s) Don Marcos
Producer(s) Denniz Pop, Max Martin
Rednex singles chronology
"Old Pop in an Oak"
"Wish You Were Here"
"Wild 'N Free"

"Wish You Were Here" is a ballad by the Swedish band Rednex from their first album Sex & Violins. It was a number-one hit in Austria, Germany, Norway, and Switzerland.

Music video[edit]

The music video of "Wish You Were Here" was directed by Matt Broadley.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wish You Were Here" (Radio Edit) - 4:00
  2. "Wish You Were Here" (Live At Brunkeflo Town Hall) - 4:08
  3. "Hittin' the Hay" - 3:19
  4. "Wish You Were Here (Stampede Remix)" - 5:57


Chart (1995) Peak
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 1
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 5
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[3] 6
Germany (Media Control Charts) 1
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[2] 6
Norway (VG-lista)[2] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[2] 3
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[2] 1


  1. ^ "Credits - Matt Broadley". mattbroadley.com. Retrieved January 29, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Wish You Were Here", in Swedish Singles Chart Swedishcharts.com (Retrieved May 19, 2008)
  3. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin - levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5. 

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Preceded by
"Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?" by Bryan Adams
Austrian number-one single
23 July 1995 - 24 September 1995
Succeeded by
"I Wanna Be a Hippy" by Technohead