"Robert De Niro's Waiting...
" is a song written and recorded by English girl group Bananarama
. It was the second single released from their self-titled second album
The single is one of the group's strongest performing releases, peaking at number three in the UK singles chart
(the single to date stands in a three-way tie as Bananarama's highest-charting UK hit). It made a brief appearance on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
, peaking at number ninety-five.
A slightly extended version of the song was available on the 12" single (though this was not actually listed as being an extended version, as was the case with all Bananarama's previous 12" versions). The B-side of both 7" and 12" singles was a song called "Push!". Also included on the 12" single, was an unlisted track; a different version "Link" from Bananarama
Bananarama re-recorded "Robert De Niro's Waiting..." with Latin
instrumentation on their 2001 album Exotica
The Duncan Gibbins
-directed music video for "Robert de Niro's Waiting..." shows Bananarama walking around dark streets, possibly followed by mafia-style clothed men. When it gets to the bridge part of the song, Sarah is shown running along, looking behind her as if being followed: her backcombed hair bounces up and down, with strands flying across her face. The video ends with Bananarama back in their apartment, when the door bell rings. Keren answers the door, only to... Read More