33 years ago this week, David Christie’s single “Saddle Up” (from the album “Back In Control”) reached No.9 in the UK top 10 for the week ending the 25th Sept.1982, and stayed in the music charts for a total of 12 weeks.
“Saddle Up” was written in 1979 and released in 1982, the rest is history. The single became an international smash hit for David who certainly made his parents and family very proud of him. “Saddle Up” reached the highest chart positions in the following countries: #3 in South Africa, #4 in Switzerland, #6 in France, #7 in Ireland, #10 Netherlands, and #12 in Germany.
“Saddle Up” is a classic, which has been covered and remixed by top international artists and DJ’s over the years. And even more recently, the song has appeared in a French comedy film with an accompanying soundtrack album titled “Bis” ,which was released in early 2015.
In celebration of the 33rd anniversary, enjoy a new video of David Christie singing his chart hit single “Saddle up”. Also, check out my Spotify playlist featuring original and DJ mixes below!
David Christie – Saddle Up