[<< wikipedia] Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" is a song by German Eurodance artist Sin With Sebastian. It was released in May 1995 as the lead single from his debut album, Golden Boy, and was co-produced by Inga Humpe and Sebastian Roth. The song was a Europe-wide hit, reaching number-one in Austria, Finland and Spain. It also reached number-one in Mexico. "Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" was nominated to the 1996 Echo Awards for the best German dance single.


== Critical reception ==
Larry Flick from Billboard wrote, "Here is a novelty number for the Euro-pop twirler in all of us. The vocals are utter camp, lying somewhere between Marc Almond and Jimmy Somerville in style, and the groove is springy and fun."


== Chart performance ==
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" was very successful on the charts in Europe, peaking at number-one in Austria, Finland and Spain. It reached number 2 in Belgium, where it spent four weeks at that position. The single managed to climb into the Top 10 also in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland, as well as on the Eurochart Hot 100 and MTV's European Top 20, where it hit number 10 and 3. Additionally, "Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" was a Top 20 hit in Italy and a Top 50 hit in Scotland and the United Kingdom. In the latter, it peaked at number 44 in its first week at the UK Singles Chart, on September 10, 1995. But on the UK Dance Chart, the song was a even bigger hit, reaching number 36. Outside Europe, it peaked at number-one in Mexico, number 2 on the RPM Dance Chart in Canada and number 26 on the Billboard
Hot Dance Club Play in the United States.


== Music video ==
A music video was made to accompany the song and it was directed by Austrian director Matthias Schweger. There was also made a music video for the remix by George Morel. "Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" was uploaded to YouTube in March 2018. By September 2020, it had more than 1,6 million views.


== Track listing ==
European maxi CD maxi (1995)"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (Airplay Mix) – 3:45
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (YMCA Mix) – 5:25
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (Kaspar's Camp Mix) – 5:12
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (Gym Shower Mix) – 6:28European remixes maxi CD maxi (1996)"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (George Morel's Club Mix) – 7:17 (Remix by George Morel)
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (George Morel's Dub Mix) – 7:17 (Remix by George Morel)
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (George Morel's Video Edit) – 3:55 (Remix by George Morel)
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (Gym Shower Mix) – 6:33 (Remix by Tommi Eckart)
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (Kaspar's Camp Mix) – 5:08 (Remix by Kaspar)
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (Ian Levine Mix) – 5:13 (Remix by Ian Levine)
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (YMCA Mix) – 5:25
"Shut Up (and Sleep with Me)" (George Morel's Alternative Club Mix) – 6:33 (Remix by George Morel)


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