|"Strangers Like Me"|
|Single by Phil Collins|
|from the album Tarzan: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack|
|Released||October 25, 1999|
|Phil Collins singles chronology|
"Strangers Like Me" is a song by the English singer Phil Collins for the soundtrack of Disney's 1999 animated film Tarzan . The song peaked at number ten on the U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart. Collins also recorded the song in Spanish (Lo extraño que soy), Italian (Al di fuori di me), French (Je veux savoir) and German (Fremde wie ich). The song was later covered by the all-female pop rock band Everlife in 2004.
This song has also appeared in the film's Broadway musical.
The song talks about Tarzan's fascination with Jane, Professor Porter, and Clayton, as well as the wider human world he has yet to see. The song has a verse describing Tarzan's feelings for Jane.
The music video for the Radio Mix version can be found on the Tarzan DVD. It was directed by Dani Jacobs and features Collins performing the song, intercut with clips from Tarzan.
|Chart (2000)||Peak |
|Canada Adult Contemporary ( RPM )||7|
|Dutch Singles Chart||75|
|German Singles Chart||29|
|Polish Singles Chart||47|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks||10|
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