Will You Marry Me?

1992 single by Paula Abdul

"Will You Marry Me?" is a song recorded by American singer and dancer Paula Abdul. It was released on March 15, 1991 as the fifth and final single from Abdul's second studio album, Spellbound (1991). The song was written by Abdul, Peter Lord, Sandra St. Victor and V. Jeffrey Smith. It was the third ballad to be released from the album following "Rush Rush" and "Blowing Kisses in the Wind" and was released just before Abdul became engaged and married to Emilio Estevez. They married in California on April 29, 1992, but then divorced two years later in May 1994.[2]

"Will You Marry Me?"
Single by Paula Abdul
from the album Spellbound
B-side"Good Night, My Love (Pleasant Dreams)"
ReleasedMarch 19, 1992
RecordedStudio Masters (Los Angeles)[1]
  • Peter Lord
  • V. Jeffrey Smith
Paula Abdul singles chronology
"Will You Marry Me?"
"My Love Is for Real"

Track listings change

US cassette

  1. "Will You Marry Me?" (album version) (Peter Lord; Sandra St. Victor; V. Jeffrey Smith, Paula Abdul)
  2. "Good Night, My Love (Pleasant Dreams)" (George Motola, John Marascalco)


  1. "Will You Marry Me?" (edit)
  2. "The Promise of a New Day" (East Coast remix) (Peter Lord; V. Jeffrey Smith)
  3. "Good Night, My Love (Pleasant Dreams)" (George Motola, John Marascalco)
  4. "Will You Marry Me?" (album version) (Peter Lord; Sandra St. Victor; V. Jeffrey Smith, Paula Abdul)

Charts change

Chart (1992) Peak
Australia (ARIA Charts)[3] 54
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[4] 6
Canada Contemporary Hit Radio (The Record)[5] 4
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 74
UK Singles (OCC)[7] 73
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 19
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[9] 17

Release history change

Region Date Format(s) Label(s) Ref.
United States March 19, 1992
  • 7-inch vinyl
  • cassette
Virgin [source?]
United Kingdom July 27, 1992
  • 7-inch vinyl
  • 12-inch vinyl
  • CD
  • cassette

References change

  1. "Paula Abdul "Spellbound" 1991". Archived from the original on September 21, 2018. Retrieved July 9, 2012.
  2. "CELEBRITY CENTRAL Paula Abdul". People. Time Inc. Retrieved September 15, 2023.
  3. Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.
  4. "Top RPM Singles: Issue 1544." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  5. Lwin, Nanda (2000). Top 40 Hits: The Essential Chart Guide. Music Data Canada. p. 18. ISBN 1-896594-13-1.
  6. "Paula Abdul – Will You Marry Me?" (in German). GfK Entertainment charts. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  7. "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  8. "Paula Abdul Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  9. "Paula Abdul Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  10. "New Releases: Singles". Music Week. July 25, 1992. p. 19.