It was also released as a single as the B-side of " Surrender ". Currently, "Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart" is tied with "Hey Jude" for third amongst longest-running number-one songs by British artists on the Billboard pop charts, behind "Candle in the Wind 1997"/"Something About the Way You Look Tonight" by Elton John (14 weeks, 1997-1998) and "We Found Love" by Rihanna with Calvin Harris (10 weeks, 2011). [15] Nielsen sometimes plays part of the song on a 5-neck guitar. "Dream Police" is a song written by Rick Nielsen and originally released in 1979 by the American rock band Cheap Trick. "Voices" is a song written by Rick Nielsen and recorded by American rock band Cheap Trick which appeared on the album Dream Police. [2] Beaujour describes it as "a furious hard rocker." [16] But Gary Graff wrote for MusicHound that "Auf Wiedersehen" is an "overbearing rocker." "Everything Works if You Let It" is a song by American rock band Cheap Trick, released in 1980 as a single from the soundtrack of the film Roadie. The song appeared on Cheap Trick's 1979 album Dream Police. Mitchell Schneider of Rolling Stone finds some of the lyrics "compellingly moronic," making the song an example of Andy Warhol's philosophy that "We should really stay babies for much longer than we do, now that we're living so much longer." The song was written by Rick Nielsen and Robin Zander and produced by Tom Werman. He also stated that "the song was about Big Brother watching you." 45 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. [13] Some of the music quotes lines from Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower". The recording of the song by Vera Lynn, which featured accompaniment by Soldiers and Airmen of HM Forces and the Johnny Johnston Singers,[2] was the first song recorded by a foreign artist to make number one on the U.S. [3] Allmusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine described the song as one of the peaks of Heaven Tonight and as one of Cheap Trick's "stone-cold classics." The band's classic lineup consisted of frontman Robin Zander, guitarist Rick Nielsen, bassist Tom Petersson, and drummer Bun E. Carlos. In the UK, "Stiff Competition" was the B-side to Cheap Trick's second single from Heaven Tonight, "California Man. It was on the soundtrack of the classic 1979 crime drama Over the Edge. Its success in Japan, as well as the success of its preceding singles "Clock Strikes Ten" and "I Want You to Want Me", paved the way for Cheap Trick's famous concerts at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo in April 1978 that were recorded for the group's most popular album Cheap Trick at Budokan. In Color is the second studio album by Cheap Trick, released in 1977. Whitburn, Joel, "Pop Memories 1890-1954," Record Research. The album did not reach the Billboard 200 chart but did "bubble under" at number 207 for one week in April 1977. It was originally sung in German by Rudi Schuricke and released on the 78 rpm record Polydor 48 374 H in 1950. The song was also often used as the first song of Cheap Trick concerts, and as a result was the first song on the band's seminal live album Cheap Trick at Budokan. Need Your Love is a song written by Rick Nielsen and Tom Petersson that was originally performed by American rock band Cheap Trick.