Single: The Glamorous Life

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The Glamorous Life


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Single details


Released: 2 May 1984

15 October 1984 (UK release)
15 April 1985 (UK re-release)

Related album: The Glamorous Life
Label(s): Warner Bros.
Unique tracks: The Glamorous Life (3:41)

The Glamorous Life (Club Edit) (6:33)
The Glamorous Life Part II (3:12)

The Glamorous Life was the first single to be released from Sheila E.'s first album The Glamorous Life, marking the first release of any kind to be credited to Sheila E. It was released four weeks prior to the album. The a-side was an edit of the track, with the b-side, The Glamorous Life Part II a continuation. The Glamorous Life featured Prince as a writer, producer and performer, although his input was uncredited.

The single reached number 7 on the US Billboard Pop Chart (marking her highest ever position on this chart), and number 9 on the Billboard Black Chart. It remained 2 weeks at position 1 in the Billboard Dance/Disco Top 80 chart, becoming the second associated artist single to top this chart, after Nasty Girl single in September 1982.

Track listing


7"

(US: 7-29285, 9 29285-7, CAN: 9 29285-7, UK: W 9285, EUR: 929 285-7, AUS: 7-29285)
A. The Glamorous Life (3:41)
B. The Glamorous Life Part II (3:12)

12"

(US: 0-20251, 9 20251-0 A, CAN: 92 02510, UK: W 9285 T, GER: 920 232-0, POR: 759 92-0251-0)
A. The Glamorous Life (Club Edit) (6:33)
B. The Glamorous Life Part II (3:12)

12" promo

(US: PRO-A-2167)
A. The Glamorous Life (Album Version Edit) (6:33)
B. The Glamorous Life (Single Edit) (3:41)

(US: PRO-A-2145)
A. The Glamorous Life (Edit) (3:41)
B. The Glamorous Life (Album Version) (8:58)

(UK: SAM 196)
A. The Glamorous Life (8 Minute Version) (8:58)
B. The Glamorous Life (Pt.II) (3:12)

Credits

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.


Charts


Chart, Country Entry Date Peak Position Weeks In Chart
Billboard Black Singles Chart, USA 2 Jun. 1984 9 23
Billboard Dance/Disco Top 80 Chart, USA 9 Jun. 1984 1 (2 wks) 21
Billboard Hot 100 Chart, USA 16 Jun. 1984 7 26


Releases

Variants, special editions and re-releases

  • None.


See also


Trivia

  • Information needed.


References


Standback single.jpg 1983
Stand Back
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1984
Ice Cream Castles
Icecreamcastles single.jpg