Atlantis (instrumental)

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"Atlantis"
Atlantis EP.jpg
Single by The Shadows
B-side"I Want You to Want Me"
ReleasedMay 1963
Format45 rpm 7-inch single
GenreInstrumental rock
LabelColumbia (DB 7047)
The Shadows singles chronology
"Foot Tapper"
(1963)
"Atlantis"
(1963)
"Shindig"
(1963)

"Atlantis" is a rock music instrumental recorded by the British group the Shadows that was written by Jerry Lordan.[1]

It was released by EMI as a single in May 1963 on the Columbia label with "I Want You to Want Me" (Marvin) as the B-side, it spent 17 weeks in the UK Top 40 pop chart reaching number two and holding that position for two weeks in late June/early July 1963.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1963) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart [3]
2
Australia
3
Belgium (W)
11
Denmark
9
Germany
23
Hong Kong
2
Irish Singles Chart
3
Israel
5
Netherlands
6
New Zealand
2
Norway
4
South Africa
3
Sweden
6

Personnel[edit]

Cover versions[edit]

"Atlantis" has bee recorded by:

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Story of the Shadows by Mike Read. 1983. Elm Tree books. ISBN 0-241-10861-6
  2. ^ "The Shadows - Full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  3. ^ "UK Official Charts: Shadows". Official Charts Company. 2019. Retrieved 27 January 2019.