Single: 6

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6


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Single details


Released: 14 January 1987 (US release)
Related album: 8
Label(s): Paisley Park Records / Warner Bros.
Non-album tracks: Six (Edit) (3:37)

6 (End Of The World Mix) (5:45)
Six And ½ (2:36)

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"

(US: 7-28485)
A. Six (Edit) (3:37)
B. Six And ½ (2:36)

12"

(US: 0-20608, UK: W 8485, DEU: 920 608-0)
A1. 6 (End Of The World Mix) (5:45)
B1. Six (Edit) (3:37)
B2. Six And ½ (2:36)

7" Promo

(US: 7-28485-A)
A. Six (Edit) (3:37)
B. Six (Edit) (3:37)

Credits

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.


Charts


Chart, Country Entry Date Peak Position Weeks In Chart
Billboard Hot Black Singles Chart, USA 7 Feb. 1987 5 13
Billboard Hot Black Singles Airplay, USA 14 Feb. 1987 5 10
Billboard 12-inch Singles Sales, USA 14 Feb. 1987 24 8
Billboard Hot Black Singles Sales, USA 21 Feb. 1987 10 9
Billboard Hot Crossover 30, USA 7 Mar. 1987 14 4


Releases

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

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Trivia

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References


Loveonabluetrain single.jpg 1986
Love On A Blue Train
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1987
Telepathy
Telepathy single.jpg