You're a Woman

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"You're a Woman"
Bad Boys Blue - You're A Woman 1985.jpg
Single by Bad Boys Blue
from the album Hot Girls, Bad Boys
B-side "You're a Woman" (Instrumental)
Released 1985
Format 7", 12"
Length 7" Version - 3:57
12" Version - 5:57
Album Version - 5:19
Label Coconut Records
Songwriter(s) Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren
Producer(s) Tony Hendrik and Karin Hartmann
Bad Boys Blue singles chronology
"L.O.V.E. in My Car"
(1984)
"You're a Woman"
(1985)
"Pretty Young Girl"
(1985)

"L.O.V.E. in My Car"
(1984)
"You're a Woman"
(1985)
"Pretty Young Girl"
(1985)

"You're a Woman" is a song by the pop group Bad Boys Blue. It was released as a single in 1985 and was a hit across Europe, reaching number 8 in West Germany, number 1 in Austria and number 2 in Switzerland.[1]

Track listing[edit]

7" single (Coconut 107 276, 1985)[2]

  1. You're A Woman - 3:57
  2. You're A Woman (Instrumental) - 4:40

12" single (Coconut 601 673, 1985)[2]

  1. You're A Woman (Long Version) - 5:57
  2. You're A Woman (Instrumental) - 3:49

Prudence Liew version[edit]

"最後一夜 The Last Night"
The Last Night Single Cover.jpg
Single by Prudence Liew
from the album Prudence Liew
B-side "霓虹鳥 Neon Bird"
Released 1986
Format single
Genre Cantopop
Length 5:32
Label Current
Songwriter(s) Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren
Producer(s) Joseph Chan
Prudence Liew singles chronology
"午夜情 (Midnight Love)"
(1986)
"最後一夜 The Last Night"
(1986)
"霓虹鳥 Neon Bird"
(1986)

"午夜情 (Midnight Love)"
(1986)
"最後一夜 The Last Night"
(1986)
"霓虹鳥 Neon Bird"
(1986)

In 1986 the song was covered under the title "最後一夜 (The Last Night)" with different lyrics in Cantonese and English and released as a single by Hong Kong pop singer Prudence Liew.

It was the second single from the album Prudence Liew[3]. The track featured a heavy dance beat that proved to be very popular with the Hong Kong disco scene. The popularity of this song propelled Liew's status in the music scene and it is still considered to be her signature song.[4]

"You're a Woman '98"[edit]

""You're a Woman '98""
You-Re-A-Woman-98-Single-cover.jpg
Single by Bad Boys Blue
from the album Back
Released 1998
Format single
Genre Pop
Songwriter(s) Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren
Bad Boys Blue singles chronology
"Anywhere"
(1996)
""You're a Woman '98""
(1998)
"The Turbo Megamix"
(1998)

"Anywhere"
(1996)
"You're a Woman '98"
(1998)
"The Turbo Megamix"
(1998)

Bad Boys Blue released a new version of the song under the title "You're a Woman '98" as a single in 1998. It was the lead single from their album Back. This re-release reached number 52 in Germany and number 4 in Finland.[5]

Prudence Liew version 2[edit]

"最後一夜 The Last Night [ Studio Ballad Version ]"
Single by Prudence Liew
from the album Opening the Sexual Boundaries Concert CD
Released 2008
Format single
Genre Cantopop
Songwriter(s) Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren

On May 22, 2008 Prudence Liew released a ballad version of her song "最後一夜 (The Last Night)" as a single from her 2008 live album Opening the Sexual Boundaries Concert CD.

"You’re A Woman 2015"[edit]

""You’re A Woman 2015""
You're a Woman - 2015.jpg
Single by Bad Boys Blue
from the album 30
Released 2015
Format single
Genre Pop
Label Coconut
Songwriter(s) Mary S. Applegate, Tony Hendrik, Karin van Haaren
Bad Boys Blue singles chronology
"Come Back And Stay Re-Recorded 2010"
(2010)
""You’re A Woman 2015""
(2015)

"Come Back And Stay Re-Recorded 2010"
(2010)
You’re a Woman 2015
(2015)

On June 12th of 2015 Coconut Music/Pokorny Music Solutions/Sony Music released the 30th anniversary single titled "You're A Woman 2015" including remixes produced by High Tide, Andy Matern, Split Mirrors, Krzysiek Palich & Adam Pokorny.

Charts (Bad Boys Blue)[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[6] 1
Belgium (Flanders) 4
France (SNEP)[7] 47
Germany (Official German Charts)[8] 8
Netherlands 19
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 6
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 2
Chart (1998) Peak
position
Germany (Official German Charts)[11] 52
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[12] 4

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