The Shoop Shoop Song ( It’s in His Kiss ) Cher
Song Title: The Shoop Shoop Song ( It’s in His Kiss )
Date of release: 7th of November 1990
Description: ” The Shoop Shoop Song ( It’s in His Kiss ) ” is by Cher ( Cherilyn Sarkisian ), the American singer and actress. Known for her distinctive contralto singing voice, Cher often referred to as the Goddess of Pop.
It was in 1965 as one-half of the folk rock husband-wife duo Sonny & Cher that Cher first found fame. Their single, ” I Got You Babe “, topped the charts in both the United States and United Kingdom. Within two years they had sold 40 Million records Worldwide. Cher has won many awards including a Grammy Award, Emmy Award, Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, a Cannes Film Festival Award and a special CFDA ( Council of Fashion Designers of America ) Fashion Award.
Cher is one of the best-selling music artists in the music history with ( to date ) 100 Million Worldwide sales and the only artist to date to have a Billboard Number One in each decade from the 1960s to the 2010s.
” The Shoop Shoop Song ( It’s in His Kiss ) ” was written and composed by Rudy Clark. The American songwriter has over 250 copyrights listed by BMI ( Broadcast Music, Inc ). Rudy wrote George Harrison’s 1987 Billboard Hot 100 Chart Number One single ” Got My Mind Set on You “. In addition to writing hit singles, Rudy also wrote several songs for the Harlem Globetrotters cartoon series, which was popular in early 1970s.
Cher’s cover of the song was produced by Peter Asher, the British guitarist, singer, manager and record producer. He first came to public attention during the 1960s as a member of the pop music vocal duo Peter and Gordon, then went on to have a successful career as a manager and record producer. In 2015 Peter was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire ( CBE ) for services to the British music industry.
” The Shoop Shoop Song ( It’s in His Kiss ) ” was released on the 7th of November 1990 by record label Geffen ( Universal Music Group ) and features on the Albums Mermaids and Love Hurts.
First released by Merry Clayton in 1963, the single failed to chart. A year later it was covered by Betty Everett and this time became a hit, reaching Number One on the Cashbox magazine R&B Chart in the United States.
Cher’s cover was played under the closing credits of the 1990 film Mermaids, which alongside Cher starred Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder and Christina Ricci. Winona Ryder was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for best supporting actress, with the film being Christina Ricci’s acting debut.
The accompanying music video was made to promote the film. It featured Cher with Winona Ryder and Christina Ricci, who played her daughters in the film. Cher, Winona and Christina wear 1960s style clothes and styles of the period. Scenes from the film are cut into the video.
” The Shoop Shoop Song ( It’s in His Kiss ) ” was a commercial success for Cher. In the United States the song reached a peak of number 33 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in 1991, it spent 16 weeks on the chart there. It also reached number 7 on the Adult Contemporary Chart.
In the United Kingdom the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 13th of April 1991 and peaked at Number One, spending 5 weeks at the top. The song spent 10 weeks in the top ten and a total of 15 weeks on the UK singles chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 33
UK Highest Chart Position: 1
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 4, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 1, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 2, Canada Top Singles (RPM) 21, France (SNEP) 3, Germany (Official German Charts) 3, Ireland (IRMA) 1, Israel Singles Chart 1, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 5, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 5, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 3, Norway (VG-lista) 1, Spain Top 40 Radio (Promusicae) 37, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 10, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 4, Zimbabwe Singles Chart 1
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