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Stuck with You

"Stuck with You"
Single by Huey Lewis and the News
from the album Fore!
B-side "Don't Ever Tell Me That You Love Me (Remix)"
Released August 31, 1986
Format 7" and 12" Vinyl record
Recorded 1986
Genre Rock
Length 4:20
Label Chrysalis
Writer(s) Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis
Producer(s) Huey Lewis and the News
Huey Lewis and the News singles chronology
"The Power of Love"
(1985)
"Stuck with You"
(1986)
"Hip to Be Square"
(1986)

"Stuck with You" is a hit single by Huey Lewis and the News, written by guitarist Chris Hayes and lead singer Huey Lewis, released in 1986. It was the first single from the band's fourth album, Fore!. The song spent three weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 from September 14 to October 3, 1986.[1] The single was the band's second number-one hit on the Hot 100 chart, following "The Power of Love" in 1985. The song reached number 12 on the UK Singles Chart.

Contents

  • Music video 1
  • Chart performance 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Music video

The music video for "Stuck with You" was filmed in the Bahamas and features Keely Shaye Smith. The island that Lewis and Smith wind up on is a small island about ten miles from Paradise Island in Nassau. The video was filmed on land, on water, underwater and from the air. The band, the crew and all the extras used in the island barbecue scene had to stay on a barge moored off the island so that they wouldn't be seen.

The video was directed by Edd Griles, who had previously directed the band's video for "The Heart of Rock & Roll" as well as Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and "Time After Time".

Chart performance

Chart (1986) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart 2
Austrian Singles Chart 23
Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders)[2] 25
Canadian Singles Chart[3] 1
Dutch Singles Chart 21
French Singles Chart[4] 46
German Singles Chart 15
Irish Singles Chart 11
Italian Singles Chart[5] 58
New Zealand Singles Chart 2
Poland Singles Chart[6] 28
South African Singles Chart[7] 5
Spanish Singles Chart 11
Swedish Singles Chart 14
Swiss Singles Chart 14
UK Singles Chart 12
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 1
US Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary 1
US Billboard Album Rock Tracks 2
Zimbabwe Singles Chart[8] 1
Year-end chart (1986) Position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 97
US Top Pop Singles (Billboard) 21

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Dean, Maury (2003). Rock N' Roll Gold Rush. Algora. p. 55.  
  2. ^ http://www.ultratop.be/nl/showitem.asp?interpret=Huey+Lewis+And+The+News&titel=Stuck+With+You&cat=s (Retrieved September 17, 2012)
  3. ^ http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm/028020-119.01-e.php?&file_num=nlc008388.0731&type=1&interval=20&PHPSESSID=1lvfijugemop6c5ooahfb8m6g3
  4. ^ http://www.infodisc.fr/Artistes.php
  5. ^ http://www.hitparadeitalia.it/indici/per_interprete/al.htm
  6. ^ http://lp3.polskieradio.pl/utwor/artykul2898,1173_stuck_with_you.aspx. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  7. ^ Stuck with You" on the South African Singles Chart""".  
  8. ^ * Zimbabwe. Kimberley, C. Zimbabwe: singles chart book. Harare: C. Kimberley, 2000


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