Single: U Got The Look

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U Got The Look

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Single details


Released: 14 July 1987 (7")
21 July 1987 (12")
3 August 1987 (UK release)
Related album: Sign O' The Times
Label(s): Warner Bros. / Paisley Park Records
Non-Album track(s):

Housequake (7 Minutes MoQuake) (7:15)
Housequake (Edit) (3:24)
U Got The Look (Long Look) (6:45)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
America
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard Hot 100 29 Aug. 1987 2 25
USA: Billboard Hot Black Single 1 Aug. 1987 11 14
 
Europe
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
Belgium: Ultratop Flanders 29 Aug. 1987 14 5
Ireland: IRMA Singles Chart 13 Aug. 1987 9 5
U.K.: Gallup Singles Chart 15 Aug. 1987 11 9
France: SNEP Top 200 Singles 31 Mar. 2012 189R 2
R indicates re-entry of an album that had already charted.
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in the USA
Awards
This single has not received any awards in the USA

See also


U Got The Look
(music video)
U Got The Look
(sheet music)
Ugotthelook-tb-vid.png Sheetmusic-ugotthelook.jpg

U Got The Look is the third single to be released from Prince's ninth album Sign O' The Times. It was released three and a half months after the album, and received a worldwide release. The b-side, Housequake, was also taken from Sign O' The Times. The 12" single contained an extended version of the title track and a remix of Housequake.

The single reached number 2 on the US Billboard Pop Chart and remained on the chart for 25 weeks. It reached number 11 on the Billboard Black Chart.


Track listing
7" 12"

A. U Got The Look (3:46)
B. Housequake (Edit) (3:24)

References:
US: 7-28289
UK: W8289
JP: P-2298
DE/CA: 928 289-7
AU: MX213723-4

Cassette Single

A. U Got The Look (3:46)
B. Housequake (Edit) (3:24)

References:
UK: W8289C

Cassette Long Box

A1. U Got The Look (Long Look) (6:45)
A2. U Got The Look (Single Cut) (3:46)
B1. Housequake (Album Cut) (4:38)
B2. Housequake (7 Minutes MoQuake) (7:15)

References:
US: 4-20727

A. U Got The Look (Long Look) (6:45)
B1. Housequake (7 Minutes MoQuake) (7:15)
B1. U Got The Look (Single Cut) (3:46)

References:
UK: W8289T

A1. U Got The Look (Long Look) (6:45)
A2. U Got The Look (Single Cut) (3:46)
B1. Housequake (Album Cut) (4:38)
B2. Housequake (7 Minutes MoQuake) (7:15)

References:
US: 0-20727
DE/CA: 920 727-0
AU: MX213789-90

12" Picture Disc

A. U Got The Look (Long Look) (6:45)
B1. Housequake (7 Minutes MoQuake) (7:15)
B1. U Got The Look (Single Cut) (3:46)

References:
UK: W8289TP

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
7" Promo 12" Promo
  • (US: 7-28289)

A. U Got The Look (3:46)
B. U Got The Look (3:46)

7" 1989 Back To Back Hits Reissue

  • (US: 7-21938)

A. U Got The Look (3:46)
AA. Sign O' The Times (Edit) (3:42)

Cassette 1989 Back To Back Hits Reissue

  • (US: 4-21938)

A. U Got The Look (3:46)
AA. Sign O' The Times (Edit) (3:42)

  • (US: PRO-A-2771)

A. U Got The Look (Long Look) (6:45)
B. U Got The Look (Long Look) (6:45)

Others
  • This single wasn't released on Digital format.

Releases
7", 12", CD, Cassettes and Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

This section is under construction

Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

This section is under construction

 
Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Triva

  • The album credits for U Got The Look credit vocals to Camille and Sheena Easton. While Camille is a pseudonym for Prince, the single is credited entirely to Prince and does not give credit to Sheena Easton on the front cover.
  • The single remained 9 weeks in the Billboard Black Single Top 40 Chart and 7 weeks in the Gallup Single Top 40 UK Chart.

References
The Billboard Book Of Top 40 R&B and Hip-Hop Hits by Joel Whitburn (ISBN 0-8230-8283-0)
Top R&B Singles 1942 - 1999 by Joel Whitburn (ISBN 0-89820-136-5)
Billboard Hot 100 Charts - The Eighties by Joel Whitburn (ISBN 0-89820-079-2)
British Hit Singles by Martin Roach (ISBN 978-0-7535-1537-2)
The Official UK Charts Company / Prince
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