“You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul” is the first single by German duo Modern Talking released off their debut album The 1st Album. The single was released on 29 October 1984 but entered the top 40 in Germany on 21 January and entered the top 10 at no. 9 in Germany on 28 January 1985, almost 3 months after its release date. It took another 5 weeks for the single to reach the top of the German single chart, it spent six weeks at the number one position in Germany and total of 25 weeks within the German Single Chart eventually reaching a gold status for selling well over 250,000 units at home. “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul” is considered their best-selling single to date with worldwide sales said to exceed 8 million copies.
The single was also certified gold in France and sold about 715,000 units in this country. The music video of the single was shot in 1984 at the RTL studios in Luxembourg.
The single was re-released in 1998, “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul ’98” for the duo’s reunion. The single in a newer package gained a similar success again earning them a platinum-award for selling over 500,000 units in Germany alone.