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"Losing My Religion" er en sang af det alternative rockband R.E.M. Sangen blev udgivet som den første single fra gruppens album Out of Time (1991). Den bygger på et mandolinriff og "Losing My Religion" blev et usandsynligt hit for gruppen, der skaffede dem stor spilletid på alverdens radioer samt på MTV som følge af dens kritikerroste musikvideo. Sangen blev den højeste placerede i på de amerikanske hitlister, blandt gruppens udgivelser, hvor den nåede nummer 4 på Billboard Hot 100. "Losing My Religion" var med til at øge gruppens popularitet voldsomt og udbrede kendskabet til R.E.M., og sangen er fortsat blandt gruppens mest kendte numre. Den blev nomineret til syv Grammy Awards, og vandt to for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Bedste korte musikvideo.

"Losing My Religion"
Single af R.E.M.
fra albummet Out of Time
B-side(r) "Rotary Eleven"
Udgivet 19. februar 1991
Format CD, 7", 12"
Indspillet September-oktober 1990, Bearsville Studios, Woodstock, New York, United States; John Keane Studios, Athens, Georgia; Soundscape Studios, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (strengeinstrumenter)
Genre Alternative rock[1], folkrock[2]
Længde 4:28
Pladeselskab Warner Bros.
Skrevet af Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe
Producer(e) Scott Litt, R.E.M.
R.E.M.s singlekronologi

"Get Up"
(1989)
"Losing My Religion"
(1991)
"Shiny Happy People"
(1991)

HitlisterRediger

Hitlister (1991) Højeste
placering
Australien (ARIA)[3] 11
Østrig (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 6
Belgien (Ultratop 50 Flanderen)[5] 1
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[6] 6
Denmark (IFPI)[7] 9
Frankrig (SNEP)[8] 3
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 5
Holland (Single Top 100)[10] 1
Italien (FIMI)[11] 8
New Zealand (RIANZ)[12] 16
Norge (VG-lista)[13] 4
Sverige (Sverigetopplistan)[14] 3
Schweiz (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 11
Storbritannien Singles (Official Charts Company)[16] 19
US Billboard Hot 100[17] 4
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[18] 28
US Mainstream Rock Tracks (Billboard)[19] 1
US Modern Rock Tracks (Billboard)[20] 1
Chart (2008) Peak
position
Italien (FIMI)[11] 14
Chart (2013) Peak
position
Slovenia (SloTop50)[21] 14
Chart (2015) Peak
position
Polen (Polish Airplay Top 100) [22] 88
Chart (2017) Peak
position
Slovenia (SloTop50)[23]
46

CertificeringerRediger

Land Certifikation
Italien (FIMI)[24] Platin
Storbritannien (BPI)[25] Sølv
USA (RIAA)[26]
Physical single
Guld
USA (RIAA)[26]
Digital single
Guld

ReferencerRediger

  1. ^ The Making of R.E.M.'s Iconic 'Losing My Religion' Video
    Rolling Stone
    Retrieved 5 August 2016
  2. ^ The Guide to United States Popular Culture By Ray Broadus Browne, Pat Browne
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Hentet March 25, 2013.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion" (på tysk). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Hentet January 20, 2008.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion" (på nederlandsk). Ultratop 50. Hentet January 20, 2008.
  6. ^ "Top Singles – Volume 54, No. 3, June 22, 1991". RPM. Hentet March 25, 2013. 
  7. ^ Top 10 Denmark. Music & Media. Hentet March 21, 2018. 
  8. ^ "Lescharts.com – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion" (på fransk). Les classement single. Hentet January 20, 2008.
  9. ^ (To access, enter the search parameter "Losing My Religion" in the "Search by Song Title" field)Search the charts. Irish Recorded Music Association. Hentet May 25, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion" (på nederlandsk). Single Top 100. Hentet December 15, 2009.
  11. ^ a b "Italiancharts.com – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion". Top Digital Download. Hentet May 25, 2013.
  12. ^ "Charts.org.nz – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion". Top 40 Singles. Hentet May 25, 2013.
  13. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion". VG-lista. Hentet May 25, 2013.
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion". Single Top 100. Hentet January 20, 2008.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion". Swiss Singles Chart. Hentet January 20, 2008.
  16. ^ "Archive Chart: 1991-03-09" UK Singles Chart. Hentet May 25, 2013.
  17. ^ "R.E.M. – Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Hentet May 25, 2013. 
  18. ^ "R.E.M. – Chart History: Adult Contemporary". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Hentet May 25, 2013. 
  19. ^ "R.E.M. – Chart History: Mainstream Rock Tracks". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Hentet May 25, 2013. 
  20. ^ "R.E.M. – Chart History: Alternative Songs". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Hentet May 25, 2013. 
  21. ^ (på slovenian)SloTop50: Slovenian official singles weekly chart. SloTop50. Hentet February 17, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Hentet December 20, 2015.
  23. ^ SloTop50: Slovenian official singles chart. SloTop50. Hentet December 20, 2017. 
  24. ^ (på italiensk) (PDF)Italian single certifications – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion. Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Hentet 28. marts 2014. 
  25. ^ British single certifications – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion. British Phonographic Industry. Hentet 28. marts 2014.  Enter Losing My Religion in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Click Go
  26. ^ a b American single certifications – R.E.M. – Losing My Religion. Recording Industry Association of America. Hentet 28. marts 2014.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH