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|Single by Mike Oldfield|
|from the album Discovery|
"In the Pool"|
|Released||16 June 1984|
|Format||7", 12" vinyl|
|Recorded||"In the Swiss Alps at 2000 metres within sight of Lake Geneva on sunny days"|
|Mike Oldfield singles chronology|
The musical theme used in "To France" was also used on the first track on side two of the Discovery album, "Talk About Your Life". It references Mary, Queen of Scots, in its chorus. The B-sides for the single are the non-album tracks "In the Pool" and "Bones". The B-sides later reappeared on the reissue of the "Moonlight Shadow" single in 1993.
The song reached the top 10 in a number of countries in 1984 and topped the French charts for one week in October 1984.
|Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)||9|
|Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)||2|
|Germany (Official German Charts)||6|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||3|
|Spanish Singles Chart||3|
|Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)||7|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||48|
|Spanish Singles Chart||17|
|Belgian VRT Top 30||33|
|Dutch Singles Chart||37|
|German Media Control Charts||37|
|Italian Singles Chart||56|
|Single by Maggie Reilly|
|from the album Elena|
|Released||1 March 1997|
|Maggie Reilly singles chronology|
In 1996, Maggie Reilly re-recorded "To France" on her solo album Elena, and in 2009 she recorded another version of the song for her album Looking Back Moving Forward. Compared to the original, this version is significantly Pop-heavy. Maggie Reilly released their version under her initials M. R.
|German Singles Chart||19|
|Austria Singles Chart||17|
|Swiss Singles Chart||22|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||53|
|Single by Kim Wilde|
|from the album Snapshots|
|Released||2 December 2011|
|Kim Wilde singles chronology|
"To France" is the second single to be released from Kim Wilde's twelfth studio album Snapshots. It was released digitally on 2 December 2011. Included on the single is a Christmas remix of the song as well as an exclusive remix of "It's Alright" by German Euro-dance band Groove Coverage.