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Dead or Alive: You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) (1984)

"You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" is a song by British band Dead or Alive on their 1985 album Youthquake. Released as a single in 1984, it reached no. 1 in the UK in March 1985, taking 17... See full summary »

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"You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" is a song by British band Dead or Alive on their 1985 album Youthquake. Released as a single in 1984, it reached no. 1 in the UK in March 1985, taking 17 weeks to get there. The video, which features a disco ball, waving gold flags and an evocation of the six-armed Vishnu, was directed by Vaughan Arnell and Anthea Benton. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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On the US Billboard Hot 100, the track peaked at no. 11. See more »

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