Atlantis is Calling Modern Talking
Song Title: Atlantis is Calling (S.O.S. for Love)
Artist: Modern Talking
Date of release: 28th of April 1986
Description: ” Atlantis is Calling (S.O.S. for Love) ” is by Modern Talking, the German duo. The song was written and produced by Dieter Bohlen ( Dieter Günther Bohlen ).
Modern Talking, known as Germany’s most successful pop duo, consisted of Thomas Anders and Dieter Bohlen. Dieter is a German songwriter, singer, musician, producer, entertainer and TV personality. Under Hansa Records during the 1990s Dieter became the producer for Bonnie Tyler, the English singer.
Three Albums were released, Bitterblue, Angel Heart and Silhouette in Red. Bonnie had success with her single ” Bitterblue “, which was written and produced by Dieter. He has been a judge on all the seasons of the talent show Deutschland sucht den Superstar.
Thomas Anders ( Bernd Weidung ) is a German singer, composer and record producer. Although best known as the lead singer with Modern Talking, Thomas hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 for NDR, 11 million viewers who already knew him as a singer watched as he announced the German voting points. On the 19th of May 2016, Thomas released a single called ” Lunatic ” followed by an Album, History, which was released on the 27th of May the same year.
” Atlantis is Calling (S.O.S. for Love) ” was released on the 28th of April 1986 by record label Ariola ( Sony Music Entertainment ) and taken as the second single from Modern Talking’s third Album Ready for Romance.
The Album was released on the 26th of May 1986 by Hansa Records. The Album was a success for the duo. Ready for Romance reached Number One in Germany on the 16th of June 1986, spending five consecutive weeks at the top. The Album eventually received Platinum status in Germany with sales of over 500,000 units in the country alone.
” Atlantis is Calling (S.O.S. for Love) ” was a commercial success for Modern Talking. The song was released in Germany and in other European countries on the 28th of April 1986. It reached Number One in Germany on the 16th of June 1986 after spending two weeks at the number 2 position. The song spent 4 weeks at Number One and total of 14 weeks on the top-100 chart.
” Atlantis is Calling (S.O.S. for Love) ” also made the top 5 in Switzerland, Austria and Sweden, with a top ten placement in The Netherlands and Norway.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position:N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 55
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 2, Belgium (VRT Top 30 Flanders) 4, France (SNEP) 21, Germany (Official German Charts) 1, Italy (Musica e dischi) 4, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 6, Norway (VG-lista) 8, Spain (AFYVE) 2, South Africa (Springbok Radio) 12, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 3, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 3
Official Website: Thomas-anders.com/international
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/ModernTalking
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/ModernTalking