|Single by East 17|
|from the album Up All Night|
|B-side||"E-17 - Overture Medley"|
|Producer(s)||Ian Curnow, Phil Harding|
Rob Kean, Martimer
|East 17 singles chronology|
"Thunder" is a 1994 song recorded by English boy band East 17. It was the first single from the album Up All Night . It achieved success in many countries, including Norway, Belgium (Wallonia), UK, Germany, Switzerland and Ireland where it was a top ten hit.
* Contains "Let It Rain", "Stay Another Day", "House of Love", "Gold", "It's Alright", "Be There"
|Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 75)||19|
|Belgium (Ultratop Flanders)||13|
|Belgium (Ultratop Wallonia)||8|
|Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)||6|
|Germany (Media Control)||6|
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||21|
|Scotland (Official Charts Company)||5|
|Switzerland (Swiss Hitparade)||5|
|UK (Official Charts Company)||4|
|Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)||89|
|Norway (Julen Period)||9|
|UK Singles (OCC)||33|
|Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)||90|
"Runaway" is a song recorded by American singer Janet Jackson for her first greatest hits album, Design of a Decade: 1986–1996 (1995). Written and produced by Jackson and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, the track was released as the album's lead single on August 29, 1995, by A&M Records. The song became another hit for Jackson on the US Billboard Hot 100, reaching number three, and it was successful abroad, peaking at number two in Canada, number three in New Zealand, number six in the United Kingdom and number eight in Australia. It reached the top 40 in at least 12 additional countries.
"Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)" is a song by American Eurodance artist Scatman John. It was released in November 1994 as a single, and was later re-released in June 1996 for his second album, Scatman's World. The song is described as "a blend of jazz scatting, rap, and house beats". It reached number-one on the charts in at least nine countries and also won the March 1996 Echo Award in Germany for the best Rock/Pop single.
"Tha Crossroads" is a song written and performed by hip hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony released in 1996. The song is dedicated to the group's mentor, the late gangsta rap icon Eazy-E, and other family members. The song was the highest-debuting rap single when it debuted at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, reaching number one the following week and staying there for eight consecutive weeks. It also reached number one in New Zealand, where it was the most successful single of 1996. In 1997, the song won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.
"Boom Boom Boom" is a 1995 song by the American hip house duo The Outhere Brothers from their debut album, 1 Polish, 2 Biscuits & a Fish Sandwich. The song peaked at number 65 on the Billboard Hot 100. Outside of the United States, "Boom Boom Boom" topped the charts in Germany, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom. In the latter two countries, "Boom Boom Boom" became the duo's second chart-topping song. The original version of the song contained sexually explicit lyrics which were removed for the radio edit but were retained in remixes of the track on the single.
"Sweet Dreams " is a song recorded by the German Eurodance duo La Bouche. It was originally released in March 1994 as the lead single from their album of the same name. The song was released in North America in November 1995. It reached number-one in both Italy and on the Canadian dance chart, and peaked at number 17 on the Eurochart Hot 100. In the United States, the song reached number 13, and in Australia, it peaked at number 8 and was certified Gold by ARIA.
"Don't Stop " is a 1994 song by American hip-house duo the Outhere Brothers from their debut album, 1 Polish, 2 Biscuits & a Fish Sandwich. "Don't Stop " topped the charts in the Republic of Ireland, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Although the music video and radio edit of the song featured a remixed, clean version of the song, the original, explicit lyrics were featured on different versions of the track on the CD single.
"Where the Wild Roses Grow" is a murder ballad by Australian rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and pop singer Kylie Minogue. It is the fifth song and lead single from the band's ninth studio album, Murder Ballads (1996), released on Mute Records. It was written by the band's frontman Nick Cave and produced by Tony Cohen and Victor Van Vugt.
"Give Me Just a Little More Time" is the debut single for Chairmen of the Board, released in 1970 through Capitol Records on Holland–Dozier–Holland's Invictus Records label.
"Mysterious Girl" is the second overall single and third British single from singer-songwriter Peter Andre's second studio album, Natural. The song was written by Glen Goldsmith, Philip Jackson, Ollie Jacobs and Andre, and produced by Jacobs. The song features guest vocals from Caribbean rapper Bubbler Ranx. It was first released as a single by Melodian Records in Australia on 14 August 1995 but was not released in the United Kingdom until May 1996 due to problems regarding the administration of Andre's UK record label, Mushroom Records.
"Stay Another Day" is a pop song recorded by British boy band East 17. Released in late 1994, it was their only number one on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the Christmas number one of 1994. Outside the United Kingdom, "Stay Another Day" topped the charts in Denmark, the Republic of Ireland and Sweden and peaked within the top ten of the charts in many other countries, including Australia, France and the Netherlands.
"Never Forget" is a song recorded by English boy band Take That, from their third studio album Nobody Else (1995). Written by Gary Barlow, the song features Howard Donald on lead vocals. It was released on 24 July 1995, and achieved success in many countries, including the United Kingdom, Spain, Latvia, Ireland and Azerbaijan, where it topped the singles chart.
"My Love Is for Real" is a song by Paula Abdul with backing vocals from Israeli singer Ofra Haza. It was released as the first single from Abdul's third studio album, Head over Heels, on May 30, 1995. Intended as Abdul's comeback single, "My Love Is for Real" reached number one in Hungary and the top 20 in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, but it stalled outside the top 20 in the United States, peaking at number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100, and failed to make a major impact in Europe.
Around the World Hit Singles: The Journey So Far is the first greatest hits compilation by East 17. It was released on 4 November 1996 and has been certified 2x Platinum in the UK.
"I Don't Wanna Be a Star" is a song by the Italian band Corona. It was released in November 1995 as the fourth and last single from their 1995 debut album, The Rhythm of the Night. It was a nightclub hit in many European countries, but unlike the previous Corona singles, it had disco sonorities. "I Don't Wanna Be a Star" wasn't able to eclipse the success of "The Rhythm of the Night" or "Baby Baby", but achieved moderate success in Europe. It managed to reach number-one in Italy and Spain, number 5 in Hungary and number 6 in Finland. In the United Kingdom, the song peaked within the Top 30 and on the Eurochart Hot 100, it reached number 23 in January 1996. It is Corona's last major hit to date.
"Move Your Ass!" is a song by the German band Scooter. It was released in January 1995 as the second single from their first studio album ...and the Beat Goes On!. In October of the same year, a Move Your Ass EP was marketed in United Kingdom and Ireland.
"Set You Free" is a song written and recorded by the English group N-Trance, featuring vocals from Kelly Llorenna. It was first released as a white label record in 1992, then officially released as a single in 1994, just making the UK top 40 at No. 39. A re-release in January 1995 was much more successful, peaking at No. 2 in the UK. Later it was remixed and re-released in 2001.
"Boombastic" is a song by Jamaican-American musical artist Shaggy from his third studio album, Boombastic. Released on June 5, 1995, the single achieved commercial success in many countries, including Ireland, UK, Sweden, New Zealand, and Australia, where it topped the singles charts. It spent a week at number one on the US Billboard R&B chart, and a similar stint atop the UK Singles Chart. It also reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100. A remix featuring Sting International, which features a sample of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On", was released in January 1996. The latter is featured on some versions of the Boombastic album as a bonus track.
"Lick It" is a song recorded by American dance music group 20 Fingers featuring singer Roula. It was released in February 1995 as the second single from their album, On the Attack and More. It also appears on 20 Fingers' self-titled second studio album. The song peaked at number-one in Italy. It was credited to Roula as vocalist, contains explicit lyrics that refer to cunnilingus. A black-and-white music video was made to accompany the song.
"Let It Rain" is a song by English pop boy band East 17. It was the fourth single from the album Steam and was released in April 1995. The song achieved success in many countries: it was a top-10 hit in United Kingdom and a top-20 hit in the Netherlands, Norway, Australia and Ireland.
"Don't You Want Me" is a song recorded by British DJ and producer Francis Wright, known under the pseudonym of Felix. It was released as his debut single from his album #1 in late 1992. Musically, it samples Jomanda's "Don't You Want My Love" and credited as Felix featuring Jomanda. It topped the charts in Finland, Spain and Switzerland. It also went to number one on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart and on the European Hot 100 Singles chart. In addition, it reached number six on the UK Singles Chart. In 1995 and 1996, the song charted again, but in remixed form. British magazine Mixmag ranked the song at number 98 in its 100 Greatest Dance Singles Of All Time list in 1996.