|"Sometimes She Cries"|
|Single by Warrant|
|from the album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich|
|Warrant singles chronology|
Sometimes She Cries is a song by American glam metal band Warrant. A power ballad, it was released in 1989as the fourth single from Warrant's debut album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich . The song charted at number 11 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.
|Canada Top Singles (RPM)||27|
|US Billboard Hot 100||20|
|US Billboard Top Tracks||11|
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