Tragedy (Bee Gees song)

1979 hit song by the Bee Gees

"Tragedy" is a song from 1979. It was written by Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb. It was performed by the Bee Gees. The band released as a single from their 15th studio album Spirits Having Flown and went to number 1 in Canada, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.

"Tragedy"
Single by Bee Gees
from the album Spirits Having Flown
B-side"Until"
ReleasedFebruary 1979
Recorded1978
GenreDance-rock,[1] synth-metal, disco, hard rock
Length5:03
LabelRSO
Songwriter(s)Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb
Producer(s)Bee Gees, Albhy Galuten, Karl Richardson
Bee Gees singles chronology
"Too Much Heaven"
(1978)
"Tragedy"
(1979)
"Love You Inside Out"
(1979)
Music video
"Tragedy (Live in Las Vegas, 1997 - One Night Only)" at YouTube

Steps version

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"Tragedy"
Single by Steps
from the album Steptacular
A-side"Heartbeat"
B-side"Stay with Me" (US)
Released9 November 1998 (1998-11-09)
Recorded1998
StudioPWL (Manchester, England)
GenrePop
Length4:31
Label
Songwriter(s)Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb
Producer(s)
Steps singles chronology
"One for Sorrow"
(1998)
"Heartbeat" / "Tragedy"
(1998)
"Better Best Forgotten"
(1999)
Music video
"Tragedy" at YouTube

"Tragedy" was covered by English pop group Steps and was issued as an A-side to Heartbeat. It went to number 1 in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, number 2 in Ireland, number 4 in Sweden and number 10 in Australia and Greece.

References

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  1. Eder, Bruce. "Spirits Having Flown - Bee Gees | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 October 2020.