Take Me Home (Cher song)


Take Me Home (Cher song)

Infobox Single
Name = Take Me Home



Artist = Cher
from Album = Take Me Home
B-side = "My Song (Too Far Gone)"
"Wasn't It Good"
Released = March 1979
Format = 7" single
12" single
Recorded = 1979
Genre = Disco
Length = 3:27 (7" Version)
6:45 (Album Version)
7:31 (12" Version)
Label = Casablanca Records
Writer = Bob Esty
Michele Aller
Producer = Bob Esty
Certification = Gold (US)
Misc =Extra chronology
Artist = Cher
Type = North American singles
Last single = "You've Really Got A Hold On Me "
(1977)
This single = "Take Me Home"
(1979)
Next single = "Wasn't It Good"
(1979)Extra album cover 2
Upper caption = Alternate covers
Type = studio



Lower caption = Japanese Single

"Take Me Home" is the name of a song written by producers Bob Esty and Michele Aller. The song was originally recorded by Cher.

History

"Take Me Home" was originally recorded by American singer and actress, Cher. The song was released as a single in 1979 and became Cher's first top ten single in the United States in five years, since Dark Lady in 1974. Ironically, it would be her last for almost another decade, until "I Found Someone" in 1987. "Take Me Home" hit #8 on the "Billboard" Hot 100, #21 on the Hot Soul Singles as well as #2 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart. The single also charted in Canada and Norway, peaking at #10 and #9 repectively. In 1979, the RIAA awarded Cher with a Platinum certification for the album for sales of over 1.000.000, and a Gold certification for the single for sales of over 500,000.

Tracklistings

US 7" Vinyl
(NB 965; Released: 1979)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" - 3:26"Side B"
# "My Song (Too Far Gone)" - 3:53

US 12" Vinyl
(NBD 20168; Released: 1979)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" - 7:30"Side B"
# "Wasn't It Good" - 7:03

US 12" Vinyl Promo
(NBD 20150 DJ; Released: 1979)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" - 7:30

FRA 12" Vinyl
(9198 173; Released: 1979)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" - 6:47"Side B"
# "My Song (Too Far Gone)" - 3:53

Scand. 7" Vinyl
(6175 008; Released: 1979)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" - 3:26"Side B"
# "My Song (Too Far Gone)" - 3:53

Charts

ophie Ellis-Bextor version

Infobox Single
Name = Take Me Home


Artist = Sophie Ellis-Bextor
from Album = Read My Lips
B-side = "Sparkle"
Released = August 13, 2001
Format = CD
Recorded =
Genre = Pop
Length =
Label = Polydor
Writer =
Producer =
Certification =
Last single = "Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)"
(2000)
This single = "Take Me Home"
(2001)
Next single = "Murder on the Dancefloor"
(2001) Extra album cover
Upper caption = Alternate covers
Type = single


Lower caption = French 12" single Part 1
Extra album cover
Type = single


Lower caption = French 12" single Part 2

"Take Me Home" was also released as a single by Sophie Ellis-Bextor, from her debut album "Read My Lips", released in 2001 (see 2001 in music).

It was her first solo single after her 2000 collaboration with Italian DJ Spiller.The song was an instant hit, and went straight to number two in the UK Singles Chart.

Track listing and formats

This is the track listing and format of the major single release of "Take Me Home".

UK CD
(587231-2; Released: 13 August, 2001)

# "Take Me Home (A Girl like Me)" - 4:08
# "Sparkle" - 4:32
# "Take Me Home (A Girl like Me)" (Jewels & Stone mix) - 5:34
# "Take Me Home (A Girl like Me)" (Video) - 4:04

UK 12" Vinyl
(587 231-1; Released: 2001)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Jewels & Stone Mix)
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Mutiny Main Mix)"Side B"
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Sharp Club Vocal Mix)

UK 12" Vinyl Promo
(SEB2; Released: 2001)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" (Jewels & Stone Mix) - 5:34
# "Take Me Home" (Sharp Club Vocal Mix) - 6:58"Side B"
# "Take Me Home" (Sneaker Pimps Remix) - 4:41
# "Take Me Home" (Sweet P Vocal Mix) - 5:28

UK 12" Vinyl Promo
(SEB3; Released: 2001)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" (Mutiny Main Mix) - 6:36
# "Take Me Home" (Mutiny Dub Mix) - 6:01"Side B"
# "Take Me Home" (Parky And Birch Vocal Mix) - 7:11
# "Take Me Home" (Comfy Sophie Remix) - 5:04

UK 12" Vinyl Promo
SEB6; Released: 2001; White Label)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" (Sharp Dub)

AUS CD
(587 231-2; Released: 2001)

# "Take Me Home (A Girl like Me)" - 4:08
# "Sparkle" - 4:32
# "Take Me Home (A Girl like Me)" (Jewels & Stone mix) - 5:34
# "Take Me Home (A Girl like Me)" (Video) - 4:04

French CD single
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (radio edit remix by DJ Flex)
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (album version)
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (Sensation Filtre mix by Antoine Clamaran)
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (a Diva like U remix by Guéna LG)
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (comfy Sophie remix)

FRA 12" Vinyl Part 1
(570 556-1; Released: 2001)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" (Club Edit Remix) - 6:22
# "Take Me Home" (DJ Flex Switch Club Mix) - 6:13"Side B"
# "Take Me Home" (Vocal Tribal House Remix) - 4:01
# "Take Me Home" (Sharp Club Dub Mix) - 7:57

FRA 12" Vinyl Part 2
(570 557-1; Released: 2001)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" (Sensation Filtre Mix) - 7:28
# "Take Me Home" (Sensation Filtre Mix Instrumental) - 7:48"Side B"
# "Take Me Home" (A Diva Like U Remix) - 6:58
# "Take Me Home" (Jewels & Stone Mix) - 5:34

ITA 12" Vinyl
(TIME 269; Released: 14 October, 2001)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home" (Jewels & Stone Mix)
# "Take Me Home" (Mutiny Dub Mix)"Side B"
# "Take Me Home" (Mutiny Main Mix)
# "Take Me Home" (Comfy Sophie Remix)

German CD single
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (single version)
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (Jewels & Stone mix)
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (Sharp Club vocal mix)
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (Mutiny dub mix)
#"Take Me Home (a Girl like Me)" (comfy Sophie remix)

DEU 12" Vinyl
(587 323-1; Released: 8 September, 2001)

"Side A"
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Jewels & Stone Mix) - 5:34
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Sharp Club Vocal Mix) - 6:58"Side B"
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Mutiny Vocal Mix) - 6:36
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Sneaker Pimps Remix) - 4:42"Side C"
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Parky And Birch Vocal Mix) - 7:12
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Sharp Club Dub Mix) - 7:57"Side D"
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Comfy Sophie Remix) - 5:04
# "Take Me Home (A Girl Like Me)" (Mutiny Dub Mix) - 6:01

Music video

The video was directed by Sophie Muller and shows Sophie wearing many different classy French outfits. It also shows Sophie dancing with different men as backup dancers, and the video ends with them all entering a club. Sophie won an award for the Best Dance Act at the Norwegian Awards in 2002.


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