Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover

Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover
"Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover"
Single by Sophie B. Hawkins
from the album Tongues and Tails
B-side "Don't Stop Swaying"
Released 1992
Format CD single, CD maxi
7" single, 12" maxi
Recorded 1991
Genre Pop
Rock
Length 5:23 (Album Version)
4:08 (Radio Edit)
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Sophie B. Hawkins (lyricist and composer)
Producer Rick Chertoff, Ralph Schuckett
Sophie B. Hawkins singles chronology
"Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover"
(1992)
"California Here I Come"
(1992)

"Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" is a hit song in the U.S. (#5) by Sophie B. Hawkins. Released in 1992, it is from her album Tongues and Tails. It achieved success in many countries such as Norway and Australia where it was a top ten hit.

Contents

Song information

A portion of this original video is featured in the documentary The Cream Will Rise.[1]

The song features a sample of Led Zeppelin's When the Levee Breaks.[2]

Track listings

CD maxi
  1. "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" (radio edit) — 4:08
  2. "Don't Stop Swaying" — 5:32
  3. "Listen" — 3:32
CD single
  1. "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" — 5:21
  2. "Don't Stop Swaying" — 5:32
7" single
  1. "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" (radio edit) — 4:08
  2. "Don't Stop Swaying" — 5:32
12" maxi
  1. "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" (radio version) — 4:08
  2. "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" (long version) — 5:22
  3. "Listen" — 3:31
  4. "Don't Stop Swaying" — 5:32

Personnel

  • Mixed by David Leonard and Steve Churchyard
  • Produced by Ralph Schuckett and Rick Chertoff

Charts

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[3] 7
French SNEP Singles Chart[3] 45
German Singles Chart[3] 15
Irish Singles Chart[4] 17
Norwegian Singles Chart[3] 3
Sweden Singles Chart[3] 12
Swiss Singles Chart[3] 11
UK Singles Chart[5] 14
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[6] 5
End of year chart (1992) Position
Australian Singles Chart[7] 18
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[8] 34

Cover versions

References

  1. ^ Creme de la Creme by Todd Martinez-Padilla Simmons [1] (Retrieved March 6, 2008)
  2. ^ [2] (Retrieved May 4, 2010)
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved January 5, 2008)
  4. ^ Irish Singles Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved November 18, 2008)
  5. ^ "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved November 18, 2008)
  6. ^ Sophie B.Hawkins' singles, Billboard Allmusic.com (Retrieved November 18, 2008)
  7. ^ 1992 Australian Singles Chart aria.com (Retrieved November 18, 2008)
  8. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1992". http://longboredsurfer.com/charts.php?year=1992. Retrieved 2010-07-30. 
  9. ^ http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/damn-i-wish-i-was-your-lover/id397448058?i=397448165

External links


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