Wrap Your Arms Around Me (song)

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"Wrap Your Arms Around Me"
Single by Agnetha Fältskog
from the album Wrap Your Arms Around Me
B-side Take Good Care of Your Children
Released 1983
Format 7" single, 12" single
Genre Europop, Pop
Length 5:13
3:52 (Edit)
Label Polar Music
Writer(s) Mike Chapman, Holly Knight
Producer(s) Mike Chapman
Agnetha Fältskog singles chronology
"The Heat Is On"
"Wrap Your Arms Around Me"
"Can't Shake Loose"

"Wrap Your Arms Around Me" is the second single from former ABBA star Agnetha Fältskog's solo-album of the same name. The single featured an edit of the album version which was also included on the 12" single released exclusively in the UK.

"Wrap Your Arms Around Me" was Fältskog's second solo single and was successful all over Europe where "The Heat Is On" was her first hit. It reached number one in Belgium and number two in The Netherlands. In Britain, the track peaked at No.24. The song also did manage to the top 10 in a number of other countries including Norway (#5), Poland (#9), and the top 30 in others like France (#30) Austria (#20), and Germany (#21). It was also the most successful single from the album in Ireland, besting the #28 position of "The Heat Is On" by reaching #15.

The single's B-side was another Tomas Ledin composition, "Take Good Care Of Your Children".

In 2009, the song was remixed as a nine-minute edit by Belgian dance music producer Villa.

Cover Versions[edit]

nl:Bonnie St. Claire performed the Dutch version, "Sla je arm om me heen"[1] in 1983.

Sylvie Vartan performed the French version, "Des heures de désir"[2] in 1984.

Chart performance[edit]

  • #1 (BEL)
  • #2 (RSA)
  • #2 (NED)
  • #9 (POL)
  • #15 (IRE)
  • #20 (AUT)
  • #21 (GER)
  • #44 (UK)