Top of the Pops (The Smithereens song)

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"Top of the Pops"
The Smithereens - Top of the Pops.jpg
Single by The Smithereens
from the album Blow Up
B-side "Poor Little Pitiful One"
ReleasedAugust 19, 1991 (1991-08-19)
Genre Power pop, alternative rock
Length4:32
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Pat DiNizio
Producer(s) Ed Stasium
The Smithereens singles chronology
"Blue Period"
(1990)
"Top of the Pops"
(1991)
"Too Much Passion"
(1991)

"Top of the Pops" is a song by the American alternative rock group The Smithereens. It is the first single released in support of their fourth album Blow Up .

Contents

Formats and track listing

All songs written by Pat DiNizio, except where noted.

European 7" single (204 558 7)
  1. "Top of the Pops" – 4:32
  2. "Poor Little Pitiful One" – 3:33
European CD single (CDP 650)
  1. "Top of the Pops" – 4:32
  2. "Poor Little Pitiful One" – 3:33
  3. "One After 909" (Lennon–McCartney) – 3:36
  4. "Shakin' All Over" (Johnny Kidd, Gus Robinson) – 4:06
  5. "A Girl Like You (MTV Unplugged)" – 4:44
US cassette single (4 km-44762)
  1. "Top of the Pops" – 4:32
  2. "Poor Little Pitiful One" – 3:33
  3. "Anywhere You Are (instrumental version)" – 3:44

Charts

Chart (1991/92)Peak
position
Australia (ARIA Charts) [1] 77
Canada Top Singles ( RPM ) [2] 58
US Mainstream Rock ( Billboard ) [3] 19
US Alternative Airplay ( Billboard ) [4] 2

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