On the US Billboard Hot 100, the track peaked at no. 11.
In 2015 the song was voted by the British public as the nation's 17th favorite 1980s no. one in a poll for ITV.
Musician and actor Gary Kemp described the song as "one of the best white dance records of all time".
United Kingdom (BPI) Gold certification with 500,000 sales.
Canada (Music Canada) Gold certification with 50,000 sales.
Danzel and Gigi D'Agostino have done remixes. Danzel's version peaked at no. 32 in Belgium.
Flo Rida featuring Kesha's 2009 single "Right Round" interpolates elements of the song.
Ireland (IRMA) peak position 1, 1985.