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|date                  = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August 20|20 August 1982]] (NET)<br>
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[[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/January_21|21 January 1983]] (US + NET re-release)
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|tracks                =[[He’s So Dull]] (Long Version) (4:05)<br>
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|introduction          = <b>He’s So Dull</b> was the third single to be released from [[Vanity 6]]’s first and only album [[Album: Vanity 6|Vanity 6]]. It was released five months after the album, and received a release in the USA, the UK and Europe. The b-side, [[Make-Up]], was also taken from the album [[Album: Vanity 6|Vanity 6]]. The single features [[Prince]] as a musician on the a-side, but the track was written by [[Dez Dickerson]]. [[Prince]] wrote and appeared on [[Make-Up]] and [[Wet Dream]] (which was included on the UK 12" single).
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Single details
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| valign="top" width="25%"| <b>Released:</b>
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| [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August 20|20 August 1982]] (Dutch release)<br>
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[[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/January_21|21 January 1983]] (US release and Dutch re-release)
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| valign="top"| <b>Related album:</b>
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| [[Album: Vanity 6|Vanity 6]]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Bros._Records Warner Bros.]
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| valign="top"| <b>Unique tracks:</b>
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| [[He’s So Dull]] (Long Version) (4:05)
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<b>He’s So Dull</b> was the third single to be released from [[Vanity 6]]’s first and only album [[Album: Vanity 6|Vanity 6]]. It was released five months after the album, and received a release in the USA, the UK and Europe. The b-side, [[Make-Up]], was also taken from the album [[Album: Vanity 6|Vanity 6]]. The single features [[Prince]] as a musician on the a-side, but the track was written by [[Dez Dickerson]]. [[Prince]] wrote and appeared on [[Make-Up]] and [[Wet Dream]] (which was included on the UK 12" single).
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The single did not enter the charts.  
 
The single did not enter the charts.  
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===7"===
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(US: 7-29955, UK: K 17983, Ned: WB 17.983, Port: WAR 17983)<br>
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A. <b>[[He’s So Dull]]</b> (2:32)<br>
 
A. <b>[[He’s So Dull]]</b> (2:32)<br>
 
B. <b>[[Make-Up]]</b> (2:40)<br>
 
B. <b>[[Make-Up]]</b> (2:40)<br>
 
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===7" Promo===
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US: 7-29955<br>
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A. <b>[[He’s So Dull]]</b> (mono) (2:32)<br>
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AUS: 729955<br>
B. <b>[[He’s So Dull]]</b> (2:32)<br>
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A. <b>[[He’s So Dull]] (Long Version)</b> (4:05)<br>
 
A. <b>[[He’s So Dull]] (Long Version)</b> (4:05)<br>
 
B1. <b>[[Wet Dream]]</b> (4:12)<br>
 
B1. <b>[[Wet Dream]]</b> (4:12)<br>
 
B2. <b>[[Make-Up]]</b> (2:40)<br>
 
B2. <b>[[Make-Up]]</b> (2:40)<br>
 
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===Credits===
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UK: K 17983T<br>
* See individual tracks and related albums for credits.
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==Charts==
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A. <b>[[He’s So Dull]]</b> (mono) (2:32)<br>
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B. <b>[[He’s So Dull]]</b> (2:32)<br>
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* [[Video: He’s So Dull|He’s So Dull]]
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* ''[[Book:_The_Vault|The Vault: The Definitive Guide to the Musical World of Prince (2004)]]''
 
* ''[[Book:_The_Vault|The Vault: The Definitive Guide to the Musical World of Prince (2004)]]''
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Revision as of 17:12, 5 April 2021

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He’s So Dull

Hessodull single.jpg

Single details


Released: 20 August 1982 (NET)

21 January 1983 (US + NET re-release)

Related album: Vanity 6
Label(s): Warner Bros.
Non-Album track(s):

He’s So Dull (Long Version) (4:05)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
This single has not charted in anywhere
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in anywhere
Awards
This single has not received any awards in anywhere

He’s So Dull was the third single to be released from Vanity 6’s first and only album Vanity 6. It was released five months after the album, and received a release in the USA, the UK and Europe. The b-side, Make-Up, was also taken from the album Vanity 6. The single features Prince as a musician on the a-side, but the track was written by Dez Dickerson. Prince wrote and appeared on Make-Up and Wet Dream (which was included on the UK 12" single).

The single did not enter the charts.


Track listing
7" 12"

A. He’s So Dull (2:32)
B. Make-Up (2:40)

  • Cat #: US: 7-29955

UK: K 17983
AUS: 729955
NET: WB 17.983
POR: WAR 17983

A. He’s So Dull (Long Version) (4:05)
B1. Wet Dream (4:12)
B2. Make-Up (2:40)

  • Cat #: UK: K 17983T
  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
7" Promo 12" Promo

(US: 7-29955)
A. He’s So Dull (mono) (2:32)
B. He’s So Dull (2:32)

This record was not issued as a 12" promo

This record wasn’t released in any other format (cassette, CD, digital).


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

USA 7" 7-29955
Hessodull single.jpg
Princevaultsinglecover.png
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NET 7" WB 17.983
V6 HesSoDull NL.jpg
Princevaultsinglecover.png
Princevaultsinglecover.png
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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
Bitethebeat single.jpg 1983
Bite The Beat
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1983
Gigolos Get Lonely Too
GigolosGetLonelyToo single.png