Single: Let's Pretend We're Married

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Let's Pretend We're Married

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Single details


Released: 16 November 1983 (US 12" release)

23 November 1983 (US 7" release)

Related album: 1999
Label(s): Warner Bros.
Non-Album track(s):

Irresistible Bitch (4:11)
Let's Pretend We're Married (Edit) (3:40)
Let's Pretend We're Married (Edit) (Mono) (3:40)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
America
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard Hot 100 17 Dec. 1983 52 10
USA: Billboard Black Singles 7 Jan. 1984 55 8
USA: Billboard Dance/Disco Top 80
(Listed with Irresistible Bitch)
11 Feb. 1984 52 6
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in the USA
Awards
This single has not received any awards in the USA

See also


Let's Pretend We're Married
(music video)
Let's Pretend We're Married
(sheet music)
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Let's Pretend We're Married was the sixth and final single to be released from Prince's fifth album 1999, although it was only the fourth single to be released in each territory where it received release.

It was released one year and three weeks after the album, and received a release in North America, Europe and Japan.

Unusually, the 12" single was released a week prior to the 7" single in the USA.

The single reached number 52 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart, and number 55 on the Billboard Black Singles Chart.


Track listing
7" 12"

A. Let's Pretend We're Married (Edit) (3:40)
B. Irresistible Bitch (4:11)

References:
US: 7-29548
JP: P-1836

A. Let's Pretend We're Married (7:20)
B. Irresistible Bitch (4:11)

References:
US/CA/DE: 0-20170

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
7" Promo 12" Promo
  • (US: 7-29548)

A. Let's Pretend We're Married (Edit) (Stereo) (3:40)
B. Let's Pretend We're Married (Edit) (Mono) (3:40)

7" 1988 Back To Back Hits Reissue

  • (US: GWB 0476)

A. Let's Pretend We're Married (Edit) (3:40)
AA. Delirious (Edit) (2:38)

  • (US: PRO-A-1082)

A1. Let's Pretend We're Married (7:20)
A1. D.M.S.R. (8:15)
B. Automatic (9:24)

Others
  • 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" 7-29548
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Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

USA 7" GWB 0476 1988 back To Back reissue
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Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Triva


References
Billboard Hot 100 Charts - The Eighties by Joel Whitburn (ISBN 0-89820-079-2)
Top R&B Singles 1942 - 1999 by Joel Whitburn (ISBN 0-89820-136-5)
Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003 by Joel Withburn. (ISBN 0-89820-156-X)
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When Doves Cry
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