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|date                  = [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/July 9|9 July 1982]] (US)<br>
|Page name    = He's So Dull}}
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[[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August 20|20 August 1982]] (NET)<br>  
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[[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/January_21|21 January 1983]] (NET, re-release)
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|introduction          = <b>He’s So Dull</b> was the first single to be released from [[Vanity 6]]’s first and only album [[Album: Vanity 6|Vanity 6]]. It was released four weeks prior to the album, in the USA. In January 1983, it was re-released in The Netherlands and for the first time in the UK. 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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| valign="top" width="25%"| <b>Released:</b>
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| [[Prince_Vault:Selected_anniversaries/August 20|20 August 1982]] (Dutch release)<br>[[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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| valign="top"| <b>Label(s):</b>
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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).<br><br>
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The single did not enter the charts.  
 
The single did not enter the charts.  
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==Track listing==
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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>
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B. <b>[[Make-Up]]</b> (2:40)<br>
 
B. <b>[[Make-Up]]</b> (2:40)<br>
===12"===
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A. <b>[[He's So Dull]] (Long Version)</b> (4:05)<br>
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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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<b>UK:</b>  K 17983T{{break2}}
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*This single did not enter the charts.
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A. <b>[[He’s So Dull]]</b> (mono) (2:32)<br>
! ''Country'' !! ''Format'' !! ''Cat. Number'' !! ''Comments'' !! ''Front'' !! ''Back''!! ''Label 1''!! ''Label 2''
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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)]] ''
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''[[Book:_The_Vault|The Vault: The Definitive Guide to the Musical World of Prince (2004)]]''
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* [https://www.discogs.com/Vanity-6-Hes-So-Dull/master/18836 Discogs]
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Latest revision as of 11:44, 13 September 2022

Girl single.jpg 1982: Girl All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1982: 777-9311 7779311 single.jpg
He’s So Dull

Hessodull single.jpg

Single details


Released: 9 July 1982 (US)

20 August 1982 (NET)
21 January 1983 (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 the USA or elsewhere
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


He’s So Dull
(Music video)
Vanity 6
(Album)
PlaceholderTV.png Vanity6 album.jpg

He’s So Dull was the first single to be released from Vanity 6’s first and only album Vanity 6. It was released four weeks prior to the album, in the USA. In January 1983, it was re-released in The Netherlands and for the first time in the UK. 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 #: USA: 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

A. He’s So Dull (mono) (2:32)
B. He’s So Dull (2:32)

  • Cat #: USA: 7-29955



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
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NET 7" WB 17.983
V6 HesSoDull NL.jpg
Princevaultsinglecover.png
Princevaultsinglecover.png
Princevaultsinglecover.png

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
Girl single.jpg 1982
Girl
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1982
777-9311
7779311 single.jpg