The Tide Is High

The Tide Is High by Blondie was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, November 15, 1980 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "The Tide Is High" is a cover song, originally recorded by a Jamaican vocal group called The Paragons in 1967. Harry and Stein heard the song on a compilation tape they picked up in London; they thought it was too good not to record. The song was written by John Holt, who sang tenor in The Paragons. Holt wrote a lot of love songs; in this one, he's willing to wait out the high tide to get his girl back.

The Tide Is High FAQs

Who sang The Tide Is High?

The Tide Is High was performed by Blondie

What year did The Tide Is High get to the UK number 1 spot?

The Tide Is High first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, November 15, 1980

How long was The Tide Is High at number 1 in the UK?

The Tide Is High spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.