” Crying At The Discoteque ” is by Alcazar, the Swedish group. The song was written by Alexander Bard, Anders Wollbeck, Anders Hansson, Michael Goulos and Nile Gregory Rodgers. Production for the song was by Alexander Bard, Anders Hansson and Johan S.
The song was taken from Alcazar’s first Album, Casino, released in 2000 by the record label BMG.
” Crying At The Discoteque ” heavily samples ” Spacer ” the 1979 hit single by Sheila and B. Devotion, Sheila was Annie Chancel a French pop singer and the B. Devotion were three American dancers and backing singers known as Dany Mac Farlane, Freddy Stracham and Arthur Wilkins.
In the 2000s Alcazar released ” Crying At The Discoteque ” which went on to be their first international hit single.
In many countries of Europe, the song reached the Top Ten including Germany, Ireland, Italy, Finland and Belgium.
In Finland, the song reached number eight on the country’s leading singles chart in 2000. It stayed on the chart for thirty-four weeks.
In France Alcazar took the song to reach number sixty-four, the song spent a total of fourteen weeks on the Syndicat national de l’édition phonographique Chart ( SNEP ).
Alcazar also has success outside of Europe with the song, in Australia, they reached number fourteen on the Australian Recording Industry Association ( ARIA ) chart for one week along with a number nine on the Nielsen SoundScan Chart, Canada.
In the United States, ” Crying At The Discoteque ” entered the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart and climbed to reach number forty-four, the song stayed on the Dance Club Play Chart for three weeks.
In the United Kingdom, Alcazar didn’t quite make it into the Top Ten on the UK Singles Chart, where the song peaked just outside at number thirteen.
The song stayed in the Top Twenty for one week and spent a total of eleven weeks on the UK chart.
Alcazar has enjoyed massive success with this song with Worldwide sales in the region of 2.5 million copies sold.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: N/A
UK Highest Chart Position: 13
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 14, Austria (Austria Top 40) 14, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 2, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 11, Canada (Nielsen SoundScan) 9, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 14, France (SNEP) 64, Germany (Official German Charts) 3, Ireland (IRMA) 6, Italy (FIMI) 4, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 14, Spain (AFYVE) 16, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 29, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 7
Official Website: Alcazarofficial.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/alcazarofficial
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcazar
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