Single: Don’t Talk 2 Strangers

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Don’t Talk 2 Strangers

Single details

Released: Late 1998 (UK - specific date needed)
January 1999 (US - promotional release)
Related album: Come 2 My House
Label(s): NPG Records
Non-Album track(s):

Tour The House (5:03) (see notes)

Charts, Certifications & Awards

This single has not charted in the UK
This single has not received any certifications in the UK
This single has not received any awards in the UK

See also

Don’t Talk 2 Strangers
(Music video)
Come 2 My House

Don’t Talk 2 Strangers was the first and only commercial single from Chaka Khan’s first and only NPG Records album Come 2 My House. The single was released in the UK only in late 1998, prior to the album’s release in the UK (following her performance of Don’t Talk 2 Strangers on the Beautiful Strange TV special).

It contained the album versions of Don’t Talk 2 Strangers (written, produced and largely performed by produced by Prince (as ) and Spoon (on which produced by Prince (as ) is believed to appear as a musician), as well as Tour The House, which includes clips of several tracks from Come 2 My House.

Tour The House does not include any unique instrumentation or lyrics, restricted instead to song clips edited into each other (similar to the track X-cerpts From The Songs: Thunder, Daddy Pop, Strollin’, Jughead, Money Don’t Matter 2 Night, Push, Live 4 Love from the Diamonds And Pearls single). It includes edited clips taken from various tracks on the album: This Crazy Life Of Mine (1:10), Pop My Clutch (0:39), Don’t Talk 2 Strangers (1:11), Democrazy (1:28) and Remember U (0:55), bookended with the sound effects of doors opening and closing (see specific tracks for recording information and recording personnel). Tour The House was also included on the Spoon single.

A few months after the initial release, a promotional single was sent out to tie-in with the title track’s appearance in the Maya Angelou movie Down In The Delta (it also appeared on the movie’s soundtrack album).

The single did not enter the charts.

Track listing
CD CD Promo

1. Don’t Talk 2 Strangers (3:15)
2. Tour The House (5:03)
3. Spoon (3:49)

  • Cat #: UK: 74321 64211 2

1. Don’t Talk 2 Strangers (3:15)
2. Call Out Hook (0:10)

  • Cat #: US: DPRO-13668

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
  • This record wasn’t issued in any other format (7", 12", cassette, digital).

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

UK CD 74321 64211 2
US CD Promo DPRO-13668

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




Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Triva

All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1998
U Move Me