Never Gonna Give You Up Song

About Never Gonna Give You Up Song

Writer(s): M Aitken, M Stock, P Waterman

The track was released as a single 27th of July 1987. It was the first single released from the album “Whenever You Need Somebody” (1987).

The track reached the top of charts across 25 countries, and was the top-selling single of 1987.

The song was nominated for “Best British Single” at the 1988 Brit Awards.

In 2004 VH1 placed this track on number 28 on its listing on “50 Most Awesomely Bad Songs… Ever”.

This song inspired an Internet joke dubbed “Rickrolling” in 2007. Rick Astley told the Los Angeles Times in March 2008: “I think it’s just one of those odd things where something gets picked up and people run with it. That’s what’s brilliant about the Internet. “