Barbie Girl Aqua
Song Title: Barbie Girl
Date of release: 14 May 1997
Description: “Barbie Girl” by Aqua was released in 1997 and was their third single and their first UK single. “Barbie Girl” is probably the most famous song from the Album Aquarium. Written by Søren Rasted, Claus Norreen, René Dif, and Lene Nystrøm, it was produced by Johnny Jam, Delgado, Rasted, and Norreen. The song was written after the group visited an exhibit on kitsch culture. This song became a Worldwide hit and reached the top of many European countries including the UK where it held the top slot for three weeks. Aqua reached Number One in Australia and stayed at the top spot for three weeks along with a Top Twenty spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart. It seems that the song upset Mattel as they launched a lawsuit against MCA Records.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 7
UK Highest Chart Position: 1
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 1, Austria (Austria Top 40) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 1,Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 1, Canada (RPM) 4, Canada Dance (RPM) 1, Denmark (Tracklisten) 1, Europe (Eurochart Hot 100) 1, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 3, France (SNEP) 1, Germany (Media Control Charts) 1, Ireland (IRMA) 1, Italy (FIMI) 1, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 1, New Zealand (RMNZ) 1,Norway (VG-lista) 1,Spain (AFYVE) 1,
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 1, Switzerland (Swiss Hitparade) 1, US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 21.
Official Website: aquaofficial.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/aqua.dk
Wikipedia Page: wikipedia/Aqua