Single: Sex Shooter

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Sex Shooter

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Single details

Released: 31 August 1984
Related album: Apollonia 6
Label(s): Warner Bros.
Non-album tracks: Sex Shooter (Edit) (3:00)

Sex Shooter (Long Version) (6:45)

Sex Shooter was the first single to be released from Apollonia 6's first album Apollonia 6. It was released four weeks prior to the album. The b-side, In A Spanish Villa, was also taken from the album. Sex Shooter (Long Version) was unavailable elsewhere. Both Sex Shooter and In A Spanish Villa were written, produced and largely performed by Prince, although his input was uncredited.

The single marked the first release of any kind to be credited to Apollonia 6.

The song Sex Shooter had been performed by Apollonia 6 in the movie Purple Rain which was highly successful during Summer 1984, drawing attention to the song and the accompanying single.

The single reached number 85 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart, number 14 on the Billboard Black Chart and number 32 in Billboard Hot Dance/Disco chart.

Track listing


(Germany: 929 182-7)
A. Sex Shooter (Edit) (3:00)
B. In A Spanish Villa (2:12)


(US: 9 20274-0)
A. Sex Shooter (Long Version) (6:45)
B. In A Spanish Villa (2:12)

(Europe: 920 256-0)
A. Sex Shooter (3:39)
B. In A Spanish Villa (2:12)

12" promo

(US: PRO-A-2190)
A. Sex Shooter (Edit) (3:00)
B. Sex Shooter (3:39)


  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.


Chart, Country Entry Date Peak Position Weeks In Chart
Billboard Black Singles Chart, USA 29 Sep. 1984 19 14
Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, USA 20 Oct. 1984 85 6
Billboard Hot Dance/Disco Chart, USA 3 Nov. 1984 32 13


Variants, special editions and re-releases

  • None.

See also


  • Information needed


Icecreamcastles single.jpg 1984
Ice Cream Castles
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Jungle Love
Junglelove single.jpg