Rotterdam (Or Anywhere)
"Rotterdam (or Anywhere)" is a song by The Beautiful South, taken from their fifth studio album Blue Is the Colour (1996). It features Jacqui Abbott on lead vocals and reached number five on the UK Singles Chart, and stayed in the UK top 40 for nine weeks.
|"Rotterdam (or Anywhere)"|
|Single by The Beautiful South|
|from the album Blue Is the Colour|
|Released||30 September 1996|
|Genre||Pop rock, country|
|Songwriter(s)||Paul Heaton & Dave Rotheray|
|Producer(s)||Mike Hedges, The Beautiful South|
|The Beautiful South singles chronology|
The music video features Jacqui Abbott walking down a motorway while carrying a petrol box, occasionally joined by a miscellaneous collection of extras. The rest of the band wait for her while sitting on the back of their pick-up truck.
|Germany (Official German Charts)||72|
|Scotland (Official Charts Company)||5|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||5|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||66|
|United Kingdom (BPI)||Silver||200,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
- "everyHit.com - UK Top 40 Chart Archive, British Singles & Album Charts". everyhit.com.
- "Offiziellecharts.de – The Beautiful South – Rotterdam (or Anywhere)". GfK Entertainment Charts.
- "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Rotterdam". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
- "Notowanie nr780" (in Polish). LP3. 10 January 1997. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
- "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
- "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
- "Najlepsze single na UK Top 40-1996 wg sprzedaży" (in Polish). Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 4 June 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
- "British single certifications – Beautiful South – Rotterdam". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 28 March 2019. Select singles in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Rotterdam in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.