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Human Touch (Bruce Springsteen song)

"Human Touch"
B-side "Souls of the Departed"
Released March 21, 1992
Format CD single, CD maxi, 7" single
Recorded 1990, A&M Studio
Genre soft rock
Length 6:28
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Bruce Springsteen
Producer Roy Bittan, Jon Landau
Chuck Plotkin, Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen singles chronology

"Spare Parts"
(1988)
"Human Touch"
(1992)
"57 Channels (And Nothin' On)"
(1992)

"Human Touch" is a song recorded by the American rock singer Bruce Springsteen. It was the first single from the album of the same name and was released in 1992. The song topped the chart in Norway and was also a top ten hit in many countries, including the Netherlands, Sweden, Ireland, and Switzerland. In the U.S., the song reached #16 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart (charting as a double A-side with "Better Days"), and topped the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for three weeks. The song features future American Idol judge Randy Jackson on bass guitar and Toto's Jeff Porcaro on drums.

Track listings

CD maxi
  1. "Human Touch" — 6:28
  2. "Souls of the Departed" — 4:16
  3. "Long Goodbye" — 3:26
7" single
  1. "Human Touch" — 6:28
  2. "Souls of the Departed" — 4:16

Charts

Peak positions

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[1] 17
Austrian Singles Chart[1] 19
Dutch Top 40[2] 5
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[3] 4
French SNEP Singles Chart[1] 20
German Singles Chart[1] 15
Irish Singles Chart[4] 4
Norwegian Singles Chart[1] 1
Spain (AFYVE)[5] 1
Swedish Singles Chart[1] 4
Swiss Singles Chart[1] 4
UK Singles Chart[6] 11
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[7] 16
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[7] 8
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks[7] 1

Year-end charts

Chart (1992) Position
Dutch Top 40[2] 86

See also

  • List of number-one hits in Norway
  • List of number-one mainstream rock hits (United States)

References

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