Strangers Like Me

"Strangers Like Me" is a song by the English drummer Phil Collins for the soundtrack of Disney's 1999 animated film Tarzan. The song peaked at number ten on the U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart. Collins also recorded the song in Spanish, Italian, French and German.

"Strangers Like Me"
Single by Phil Collins
from the album Tarzan: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack
ReleasedOctober 25, 1999[1]
FormatCD single, DVD
Recorded1997
GenreSoft rock, worldbeat
LabelWalt Disney
Songwriter(s)Phil Collins
Producer(s)Phil Collins, Rob Cavallo
Phil Collins singles chronology
"You'll Be in My Heart"
(1999)
"Strangers Like Me"
(1999)
"Son of Man"
(2000)

This song has also appeared in the film's Broadway musical.

Lyrics

The song talks about Tarzan's fascination with Jane, Professor Porter, and Clayton, as well as the wider human world he has yet to see. The song has a verse describing Tarzan's feelings for Jane.

Music video

The music video for the Radio Mix version can be found on the Tarzan DVD. It was directed by Dani Jacobs and features Collins performing the song, intercut with clips from Tarzan.

Track listings, formats, and versions

2004 CD

  1. "Strangers Like Me" (Phil Collins' Radio Mix Version)
  2. "Strangers Like Me" (Everlife Version) (From "Disney Mania 3")
  3. "Trashin' The Camp" (By: *NSYNC & Phil Collins)
  4. "Strangers Like Me" (Phil Collins' Radio Mix Version) (Video)
  5. "Strangers Like Me" (Everlife Version) (From "Disney Mania 3") (Video)

2004/1999 DVD Single

1999 Phil Colins' DVD Single

  1. "Strangers Like Me" (Phil Collins' Radio Mix Video)
  2. "Trashin' The Camp!" (Studio Session Music Video With *NSYNC & Phil Collins) (Video)

2004 Everlife DVD Single

  1. "Strangers Like Me" (Live) (From "Disney Mania 3") (Video)
  2. "Trashin' The Camp!" (Studio Session Music Video With *NSYNC & Phil Collins) (Repeat) (Video)
  3. Photo Gallery

2005 Enhanced VCD DualDisc Promo

CD Side
  1. "Strangers Like Me" (Phil Collins Radio Mix)
  2. "Strangers Like Me" (Everlife Version)
  3. "Trashin' The Camp!" (By: *NSYNC & Phil Collins)
DVD Side
  1. "Strangers Like Me" (Phil Collins Radio Mix' Version) (Music Video)
  2. "Strangers Like Me" (Everlife Version) (Live) (Music Video)
  3. "Trashin' The Camp!" (Studio Session Music Video With *NSYNC & Phil Collins)

Charts

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Dutch Singles Chart 75
German Singles Chart 29
Polish Singles Chart[2] 47
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 10

References

  1. "Strangers Like Me: Phil Collins: Amazon.de: Musik". Amazon.de. September 9, 2009. Retrieved March 14, 2010.
  2. "Polish Singles Chart |".
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