Single: The Glamorous Life
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The Glamorous Life
|Released:|| 2 May 1984 |
|Related album:||The Glamorous Life|
|Unique tracks:|| The Glamorous Life (3:41)|
The Glamorous Life was the first single to be released from Sheila E.'s first album The Glamorous Life, marking the first release of any kind to be credited to Sheila E. It was released four weeks prior to the album. The a-side was an edit of the track, with the b-side, The Glamorous Life Part II a continuation. The Glamorous Life featured Prince as a writer, producer and performer, although his input was uncredited.
The single reached number 7 on the US Billboard Pop Chart (marking her highest ever position on this chart), and number 9 on the Billboard Black Chart. It remained 2 weeks at position 1 in the Billboard Dance/Disco Top 80 chart, becoming the second associated artist single to top this chart, after Nasty Girl single in September 1982.
A. The Glamorous Life (Album Version Edit) (6:33)
B. The Glamorous Life (Single Edit) (3:41)
A. The Glamorous Life (Edit) (3:41)
B. The Glamorous Life (Album Version) (8:58)
(UK: SAM 196)
A. The Glamorous Life (8 Minute Version) (8:58)
B. The Glamorous Life (Pt.II) (3:12)
- See individual tracks and related albums for credits.
|Chart, Country||Entry Date||Peak Position||Weeks In Chart|
|Billboard Black Singles Chart, USA||2 Jun. 1984||9||23|
|Billboard Dance/Disco Top 80 Chart, USA||9 Jun. 1984||1 (2 wks)||21|
|Billboard Hot 100 Chart, USA||16 Jun. 1984||7||26|
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Variants, special editions and re-releases
- Information needed.
- Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003 by Joel Withburn. (ISBN 0-89820-156-X)
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