Single: 6

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6

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Single details


Released: 14 January 1987 (USA)
Related album: 8
Label(s): Paisley Park Records / Warner Bros.
Non-Album track(s):

Six (Edit) (3:37)
6 (End Of The World Mix) (6:20)
Six And ½ (2:36)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard Hot Black Singles Chart 7 Feb. 1987 5 13
USA: Billboard Hot Black Singles Airplay 14 Feb. 1987 5 10
USA: Billboard Hot Dance / Disco 12-inch Singles Sales 14 Feb. 1987 24 8
USA: Billboard Hot Black Singles Sales 21 Feb. 1987 10 9
USA: Billboard Hot Crossover 30 7 Mar. 1987 14 4
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in the USA or elsewhere
Awards
This single has not received any awards in the USA or elsewhere

See also


8
(album)
 
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6 was the first and only single to be released from Madhouse’s first album 8. It was released one week before the album, marking the first official release of any kind by Madhouse.

The single also contained an edit and an extended version of Six, as well as a non-album track, Six And ½. As with the accompanying album, the single’s name is written numerically (6), while the title track is written in full (Six), although the extended version (6 (End Of The World Mix)) is written numerically.

The single failed to enter the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart, but reached number 5 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles Chart, number 14 on the Billboard Crossover 30 Chart and number 24 on the 12-inch Singles Sales Chart.


Track listing
7" 12"

A. Six (Edit) (3:37)
B. Six And ½ (2:36)

  • Cat #: USA: 7-28485


A1. 6 (End Of The World Mix) (6:20) *
B1. Six (Edit) (3:37)
B2. Six And ½ (2:36)
*listed as 8 (End Of The World Mix) on the label of US 12" in error;
listed as 5:45 on label of UK 12" in error.

  • Cat #: USA: 0-20608

 UK: W 8485
 GER: 920 608-0

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
7" Promo

A. Six (Edit) (3:37)
B. Six (Edit) (3:37)

  • Cat #: USA: 7-28485-A

Releases
7", 12", CD, Cassettes and Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

USA 7" 7-28485-A promo
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USA 7" 7-28485
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USA 12" 0-28485
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United Kingdom 7" W 8485
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United Kingdom 12" W 8485 T
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Germany 7" 928 485-7
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Germany 12" 928 485-0
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Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

None

 

 

 
Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Triva


References
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USA Billboard Hot Black Singles (100 pos) 69 47 37 25 18 9 6 5 12 24 33 64  ??
USA Billboard Hot Black Singles Airplay (40 pos) - 40 32 21 15 7 5 5 18  ??  ?? - -
USA Billboard Hot Black Singles Sales (40 pos) - - 40 32 26 20 12 11 10  ?? - - -
USA Billboard Hot Dance / Disco 12-inch Singles Sales (50 pos) - 41 44 33 24 33 23 25 28 - - - -
USA Billboard Hot Crossover (30 pos) - - - - 27 20 14 14 - - - - -


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