Songs with Earlier Histories Than the Hit Version

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Tagged: Billy Ocean

Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)

Co-written and first recorded/released as “European Queen” by Billy Ocean (GER #2/SUI #3/NETH #20 1984).
Also recorded as “African Queen” by Billy Ocean (SA #7 1984).
US hit version by Billy Ocean (US #1/R&B #1/UK #6/CAN #1/NZ #1 1984).

From the wiki: “‘Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)’ was co-written and co-produced by Billy Ocean with Keith Diamond, and was recorded using the same backing track under different titles for different parts of the world resulting in such versions as ‘European Queen’ and ‘African Queen’.

“Released first on the Continent, ‘European Queen’ went Top 10 in German and Switzerland, and Top 20 in the Netherlands and Austria. ‘African Queen’ peaked at #7 on the South Africa singles chart. ‘Caribbean Queen’ topped both the US and Canadian singles charts, and won the 1984 Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance.”

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