Single: Uptown

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Uptown

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Single details


Released: 10 September 1980 (USA)
Related album: Dirty Mind
Label(s): Warner Bros.
Non-Album track(s):

Uptown (Mono) (4:09)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
America
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard Hot Soul Singles 4 Oct. 1980 5 18
USA: Billboard Disco Top 100
(Listed with Dirty Mind, Head & Partyup)
11 Oct. 1980 5 30
USA: Billboard Bubbling Under The Hot 100 25 Oct. 1980 101 6
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in in the USA, France or in the Netherlands
Awards
This single has not received any awards in in the USA, France or in the Netherlands

See also


Uptown (video)  
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Uptown was the first single from Prince's third album Dirty Mind. It was released a month before the album, in the USA, Japan, the Netherlands and New Zealand. The b-side, Crazy You, was taken from Prince's first album For You.

The single failed to enter the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number 101 in the Bubbling Under The Hot 100 chart, but reached number 5 on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles Chart.


Track listing
7" 12"

A. Uptown (edit) (4:09)
B. Crazy You (2:15)

References:
US/NZ: WBS 49559
NL: WB 17700
JP: P-638W

A. Uptown (5:30)
B. Crazy You (2:17)

References:
NL: WB 26155

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
7" Promo 12" Promo
  • (US: WBS 49559)

A. Uptown (Short Version) (Stereo) (4:09)
B. Uptown (Short Version) (Mono) (4:09)


Back To Back Hits

  • (US: 7-21981 - 1988 reissue)

A. Uptown (Edit) (4:09)
AA. Controversy (Edit) (3:35)

  • (US: PRO-A-904)

A. Uptown (Short Version) (4:09)
B. Uptown (Long Version) (5:30)

  • (FRA: PRO 524)

A1. Uptown (5:30)
A2. Head (4:40)
B1. Uptown (5:30)
B2. Dirty Mind (4:11)

Others
  • This record hasn't been released in any other format.

Releases
7", 12", CD, Cassettes and Other versions
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US 7" WBS 49559 Pink Lettering
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US 7" WBS 49559 Red Lettering
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US 7" WBS 49559 promo
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US 12" PRO-A-904 promo
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Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2
New Zealand 7" WBS 49559
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The Netherlands 7" WB 17700
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The Netherlands 12" WB 26155
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Japan 7" P-638W
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France 12" PRO 524
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Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

US 7" 7-21981 1988 Back To Back Hits re-release
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Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Triva

  • Billboard Hot Soul Single chart progression:
    Entry position 56 (4 Oct. 1980), 38 (11 Oct. 1980), 29 (18 Oct. 1980), 20 (25 Oct. 1980), 15 (1 Nov. 1980), 9 (8 Nov. 1980), 8 (15 Nov. 1980), 7 (22 Nov. 1980), 6 (29 Nov. 1980), 5 (6 Dec. 1980), 5 (13 Dec. 1980), 6 (20 Dec. 1980), 30 (27 Dec. 1980), 30 (3 Jan. 1981), 42 (10 Jan. 1981), 44 (17 Jan. 1981), 83 (24 Jan. 1981), exit position 95 (31 Jan. 1981).
    Weeks in Top 10: 7. Weeks in Top 40: 13.
    The single remained 18 weeks in the Hot Soul Singles chart.
  • Billboard Bubbling Under The Hot 100 chart progression:
    Entry position 106 (25 Oct. 1980), 102 (1 Nov. 1980), 102 (8 Nov. 1980), 102 (15 Nov. 1980), 104 (22 Nov. 1980), exit position 101 (29 Nov. 1980).

References
Bambi single.jpg 1980
Bambi
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1980
Head
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