1991 Van Halen – Top Of The World (US: #27 UK: #63)

1991_Van_Halen_Top_Of_The_WorldTop of the World is a rock song written by the group Van Halen for their 1991 album For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge. It is one of six singles issued for the album, and spent four non-consecutive weeks at the top of the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart in the U.S., becoming their eighth number one on this chart. It was the only single off the album to crack the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #27. The main guitar riff from “Top of the World” is actually carried over from the closing guitar background riff from 1984’s “Jump”.

Album

1991_Van_Halen

Video

Musicians

BassMichael Anthony
DrumsAlex Van Halen
GuitarEddie van Halen
KeyboardsEddie van Halen
Background VocalsMichael Anthony
Background VocalsEddie van Halen
Background VocalsAlex Van Halen
Background VocalsSteve Lukather
VocalsSammy Hagar

Produced By

Andy Johns
Ted Templeman
Van Halen

Charts

US: #27
UK: #63