With a Girl Like You
|"With a Girl Like You"|
|Single by The Troggs|
|B-side||"I Want You"|
|The Troggs singles chronology|
"With a Girl like You" is a song released by the English rock band the Troggs, written by Reg Presley and produced by Larry Page. The song reached number one in the UK Singles Chart on 4 August 1966, where it remained for two weeks. In the U.S. it peaked at #29 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The song is featured, uncut, in a school dance scene from the 1991 Nicole Kidman/ Noah Taylor movie, Flirting. It is also in the films and/or soundtracks for the movies, Shine, The Good Night, and The Boat That Rocked.
The Osiris Shoes video "Feed the Need" featured the "With a Girl Like You" (James Brockman's section).
The song was featured at the end of CSI: NY Season 9 episode called "The Real McCoy", when Adam and his girlfriend are dancing.
The song was featured on Girls season 1 episode, "Vagina Panic".
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In 1986, Italo disco singer Chriss recorded a cover version entitled "With a Boy Like You". Although it has a typical dance tune, this version also has guitars, making it sound more like a pop-rock song.
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down covered the song on the 2013 The Feeling Kind EP.
- Stiernberg, Bonnie. "The 50 Best Garage Rock Songs of All Time". Paste. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
- Perfect Beat. 7. Perfect Beat. 2004.
Wild Thing was followed by two mid-tempo pop-rock songs, With A Girl Like You and / Can 't Control Myself, also hits in 1966.
- Jo Rice (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1 ed.). Guinness Superlatives. p. 103. ISBN 978-0-85112-250-2.
- "Official Singles Chart UK Top 100". Theofficialcharts.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 194. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
- "Warm Bodies (2013)". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06.
"Out of Time"
by Chris Farlowe
|UK number one single
"With a Girl like You"
by The Troggs
4 August 1966 for two weeks
"Yellow Submarine" b/w "Eleanor Rigby"
by The Beatles
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