Where Were You Last Night

“Where Were You Last Night”
Ankie Bagger - Where Were You Last Night.jpg
Single by Ankie Bagger
from the album
Where Were You Last Night
Released October 1989 (1989-10)
Recorded 1989
Genre
  • dance-pop
  • Hi-NRG
Length
4:08
Segel Sonet
Songwriter(s) Norell Oson Bard
Producer(s)
  • Ola Håkansson
  • Anders Hansson
  • Tim Norell
Music video
“Where Were You Last Night”
on YouTube

Where Were You Last Night” is a single by Swedish singer Ankie Bagger from the 1989 album
Where Were You Last Night. Written by Norell Oson Bard, the single was released in October 1989 by Sonet Records. The song entered Swedish
Trackslistan
on 11 November 1989 and stayed on the chart for 6 weeks peaking at #4.

Track listing

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All tracks are written by Norell Oson Bard.

No. Title Length
1. “Where Were You Last Night” (Remix) 7:46
2. “Where Were You Last Night” (7″ Version) 4:08
3. “Where Were You Last Night” (Singback Version) 4:08

Chart performance

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Chart (1989–90) Peak
position
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[1] 72
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[2] 13

Wink version

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“Yoru ni Hagurete (Where Were You Last Night)”
Wink - Yoru ni Hagurete (Where Were You Last Night).jpg
Single by Wink
from the album
Crescent
Language Japanese
English title Where Were You Last Night
B-side “Omoide made Soba ni Ite (Welcome To The Edge)”
Released 4 July 1990 (1990-07-04)
Recorded 1990
Genre
  • J-pop
  • dance-pop
Length
4:25
Label Polystar
Composer(s) Norell Oson Bard
Lyricist(s) Neko Oikawa
Producer(s) Haruo Mizuhashi
Wink singles chronology
“Sexy Music”

(1990)
Yoru ni Hagurete (Where Were You Last Night)

(1990)
“New Moon ni Aimashou”

(1990)
Music video
“Yoru ni Hagurete (Where Were You Last Night)”
on YouTube

“Where Were You Last Night” was covered in Japanese by the idol duo Wink as “Yoru ni Hagurete (Where Were You Last Night)
(
夜にはぐれて 〜Where Were You Last Night〜
)
. Released on 4 July 1990 by Polystar Records, it was their eighth single, with Japanese lyrics written by Neko Oikawa. The B-side is a Japanese-language cover of Billie Hughes’ “Welcome to the Edge”.[3]

Prior to the release of the single, Wink member Sachiko Suzuki was sidelined with acute hepatitis. Shoko Aida performed the song alone during TV appearances while Suzuki spent two weeks to recover.

The single peaked at No. 2 on Oricon’s singles chart. It sold over 291,000 copies and was certified Gold by the RIAJ.[4]
[5]

Track listing

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All lyrics are written by Neko Oikawa; all music is arranged by Satoshi Kadokura.

Chart positions

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Weekly charts
Charts (1990) Peak
position
Japanese Oricon Singles Chart[4] 2
Year-end charts
Charts (1990) Peak
position
Japanese Oricon Singles Chart[4] 33

Certifications

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Other versions

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  • Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish covered the song on their
    Wish I Perenggan an Angel
    single.[7]

References

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  1. ^

    “Ankie Bagger – Where Were You Last Night” (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 10 May 2022.

  2. ^

    “Ankie Bagger – Where Were You Last Night”. Singles Top 100. Retrieved 10 May 2022.

  3. ^

    Eye-ai: A Magazine on Japanese Culture and Entertainment -1992 179-201 p22 “A collection of 16 of their singles such as “Ai ga Tomaranai,” “One Night Heaven,” “Sabishi Nettaigyo,” “Sexy Music,” “Namida wo Misenai de” and “Sugar Baby Love.” “Quiet Life” Takeuchi Mariya AMTM-4141,
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    b




    c




    “夜にはぐれて | WINK”. Oricon. Retrieved
    22 July
    2022
    .



  5. ^


    “Wink(シングル)”.
    Yamachan Land
    (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2022-05-24. Retrieved
    22 July
    2022
    .



  6. ^


    “Japanese single certifications – Wink – 夜にはぐれて Where Were You Last Night” (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved
    22 July
    2022
    .


    Select
    1990年7月
    on the drop-down menu

  7. ^


    “Nightwish – Wish I Sempadan an Angel”.
    Discogs
    . Retrieved
    14 March
    2022
    .


External links

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Ankie Bagger version
  • “Where Were You Last Night” at Discogs (list of releases)
Wink version
  • “Yoru ni Hagurete (Where Were You Last Night)” at MusicBrainz (list of releases)
  • “Yoru ni Hagurete (Where Were You Last Night)” at Discogs



Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where_Were_You_Last_Night_(song)

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