Single: The Walk

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The Walk

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Single Details

Released: November 1982

14 January 1983 (12")

Related album: What Time Is It?
Label(s): Warner Bros.
Non-album tracks: The Walk (Edit) (3:24)

The Walk (Edit) (mono) (3:24)

The Walk was the second single to be released from The Time’s second album What Time Is It?. It was released three months after the album. The b-side, Onedayi’mgonnabesomebody, was also taken from What Time Is It?. Prince largely wrote and performed both tracks, although his input on both tracks was uncredited.

The single only reached number 104 on the US Billboard Pop Chart, but reached number 24 on the Billboard R&B Chart.

Track listing


(US: 7-29856)
A. The Walk (Edit) (3:24)
B. Onedayi’mgonnabesomebody (2:27)

(JAP: P-1730)
A. The Walk (Edit) (3:24)
B. 777-9311 (3:28)

7" Promo

(US promo: 7-29856)
A. The Walk (Edit) (mono) (3:24)
B. The Walk (Edit) (3:24)

12" promo

(US: PRO-A-1080, 0-29826, GER: 929826-0, NL: 92.9826-0)
A. The Walk (LP Version) (9:30)
B1. I Don’t Wanna Leave You (6:30)
B2. The Walk (Single Version) (3:24)


  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.


Chart, Country Entry Date Peak Position Weeks In Chart
Billboard Dance/Disco Top 80 Chart, USA
(Listed with 777-9311 and I Don’t Wanna Leave You)
9 Oct. 1982 42 7
Billboard Black Singles Chart, USA 20 Nov. 1982 24 11
Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, USA 18 Dec. 1982 104 1


Variants, special editions and re-releases

  • None.

See also


  • Information needed.


Nastygirl single.jpg 1982
Nasty Girl
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1983
Bite The Beat
Bitethebeat single.jpg