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Released as a single init reached no. It was the first UK no. On the US Billboard Hotit peaked at no. The video, which features a disco ballwaving gold flags and an evocation of the six-armed Vishnuwas directed by Vaughan Arnell and Anthea Benton. Dead or Alive's vocalist Pete Burns stated in his autobiography that he composed "You Spin Me Round" by using two existing songs as inspiration for creating something new:. How did I write "Spin Me"? It's not the same chord structure, but then that's the way I make music — I hear something and I sing another tune over it.
I didn't sit and study the Luther Vandross album — I heard the song and it locked. I don't want to do Luther Vandross's song, but I can still sing the same pattern over it. It was unanimous — it was Attitude - Knowmads - Knowmads, it was rubbish.
The strings were based on Richard Wagner 's classical piece " Ride of the Valkyries ". Interviewed for BBC Radio 4 's The Reunion: The Hit Factoryin AprilBurns said that the confrontational attitude of the producers was met with an equally confrontational attitude from the band and that this led to "quite a bad vibe" for the entirety of the studio time, describing the experience as "a time of intense friction".
A remix version of "You Spin Me Round" was released in at the same time Dead or Alive's greatest hits album Evolution was released. The song reached no. The original recording was re-released on 30 January because of lead singer Pete Burns's controversial time as a contestant on television series Celebrity Big Brother and reached no.
Earlier remixes were in and some are included on the US, European and Australian releases of Nukleopatra. In these mixes were issued in the US as a 2-CD set. No videos were made for these. The Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) (96 Remix) has been re-released three times since its original release in Each time of its release, it achieved success, but failed to match the success of the original.
Nu metal band Dope covered the song on their album Felons and Revolutionaries ; the cover also appeared on the soundtrack for the film American Psycho. Jessica Simpson 's version of the song was released as a promo single from her fifth studio album A Public Affair in Her version of the song failed to break into the Billboard Hot though it did reach no.
Simpson's version has new lyrics and only preserves the chorus of the song. Danzel and Gigi D'Agostino  have also done remixes. Danzel's version peaked at no. Flo Rida featuring Kesha 's single " Right Round " interpolates elements of the song. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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