I Can’t Explain

~ Recording by Scorpions

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.2 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Best of Rockers ’n’ Ballads Scorpions
1.2 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Best of Rockers ’n’ Ballads Scorpions Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) P2-42002
1.2 Can’t Explain 3:22 Best of Rockers ’n’ Ballads Scorpions Electrola CDP 566Y 793439 2
1.2 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Best of Rockers ’n’ Ballads Scorpions Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) 842 002-2
1.2 I Can’t Explain 3:21 Best of Rockers ’n’ Ballads Scorpions Mercury Records (Universal Music Group), BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. 842 002-2, D 163492
1.3 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Stairway to Heaven / Highway to Hell Various Artists Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) 842 093-2
1.4 I Can’t Explain 3:24 Wind of Change Scorpions Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) PHCR-2093
2.6 I Can’t Explain 3:23 Deadly Sting: The Mercury Years Scorpions Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) 314 534 345-2, 314 534 346-2
2.6 I Can’t Explain 3:23 Deadly Sting Scorpions Chronicles (a label under UMG’s Universal Music Enterprises division), Mercury Records (Universal Music Group), BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. 314 534 344-2, D220114
1.9 I Can’t Explain 3:25 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Scorpions Scorpions Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) B0007826-02
1.2 Can’t Explain 3:22 Best of Rockers ’n’ Ballads Scorpions EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7243 5 34693 2 0
1.2 Can’t Explain 3:22 The Essential Scorpions EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
1.10 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Bad for Good: The Very Best of Scorpions Scorpions Hip‐O Records 314 548 118-2
1.10 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Bad for Good: The Very Best of Scorpions Scorpions Hip‐O Records, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. 314 548 118-2, D144640
1.2 Can’t Explain 3:22 The Essential Scorpions EMI Electrola GmbH (not for release label use! DE subsidiary of EMI Records from 1972–2002) 07243 583219 2 0
2.19 I Can’t Explain 3:21 Box of Scorpions Scorpions Hip‐O Records HIP 583448
2.10 Can’t Explain 3:22 The Platinum Collection Scorpions EMI Music Germany GmbH & Co. KG (do not use this as a release label!) 00946 340407 2 3
2.7 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Gold Scorpions
1.13 I Can’t Explain 3:22 The Best of Scorpions Scorpions Universal Music Group (has logo with just "Universal Music Group") 0075305951
1.2 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Best of Rockers ’n’ Ballads Scorpions Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) UICY 90916
1.2 I Can’t Explain 3:25 Taken B-Side Scorpions Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 88697 11044 3
1.10 I Can’t Explain 3:22 ICON 2 Scorpions Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) B0014885-02
1.3 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Stairway to Heaven / Highway to Hell Various Artists Mercury Records (Universal Music Group) PPD-1050
Promotion
1.13 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Best of Scorpions: Green Series Scorpions
Bootleg
2.15 Can’t Explain 3:23 Greatest Hits Scorpions Star Mark 16042-1/2
2.15 Can’t Explain 3:22 Greatest Hits Scorpions Star Mark 24939-1/2
(unknown)
2.14 I Can’t Explain 3:22 Golden Collection Scorpions

Relationships

engineer: Erwin Musper
mixer: Erwin Musper
producer: Bruce Fairbairn
phonographic copyright by: Island Def Jam Music Group (use “Island” or “Def Jam Recordings” labels rather than this record company) (1989)
recorded at: Wisseloord Studios in Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1989)
recording of: I Can’t Explain (cover)

I Can’t Explain

composer: Pete Townshend (of The Who)
lyricist: Pete Townshend (of The Who)
later parody versions: I Can't Escape
later translated versions: Ezin dut azaldu