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1978: simply As long As We’re together
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I Wanna Be your Lover

Single details

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Released: 24 august 1979
Related album:Prince
Label(s):Warner Bros.

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Non-Album track(s):

I Wanna Be your Lover (Edit) (2:57) I Wanna Be your Lover (Mono) (2:57)

Charts, Certifications & Awards

AmericaCountry: ChartEntry DatePeak PositionWeeks in ChartCountry: ChartEntry DatePeak PositionWeeks in Chart CertificationsInstitution, CountryDateCertification Awards
Charts
USA: Billboard warm 100 8 Dec. 1979+ 11 16
USA: Billboard hot Soul Singles 22 Sep. 1979 1 (2) 23
USA: Billboard Disco peak 100(Listed with Sexy Dancer) 10 Nov. 1979+ 2 (1) 23
+ indicates single peaked in the year ~ it very first charted.
 
Europe
U.K.: BMRB single Top 75 19 Jan. 1980 41 3
RIAA, USA 18 Mar. 1980 gold (1,000,000 units)
This single has not received any kind of awards in the USA

See also

I Wanna Be her Lover(music video)I Wanna Be your Lover(sheet music)
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I Wanna Be her Lover to be the very first single indigenous Prince’s second album Prince, and was released in august 1979, 2 months before the album’s release.

The b-side, mine Love Is Forever, to be taken native Prince’s very first album, for You.

In part territories, the single included simply As long As We’re with each other (also taken from for You), Why girlfriend Wanna law Me therefore Bad? or ns Feel for You (taken native Prince), instead of my Love Is Forever.

The solitary was Prince’s best hit come date, getting to number 1 top top the us Billboard hot Soul Singles chart, number 3 in the Billboard Disco 100 chart and also number 11 in the Billboard hot 100.

It was certified yellow by RIAA top top 18 march 1980, indicating a million duplicates shipped.

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track listing
7"12"

A. I Wanna Be her Lover (Edit) (2:57)B. Mine Love Is Forever (4:08)

Cat #: US/CA/NZ/BB/PA: WBS 49050

JP: P-531WAU: MX 191517-8FR: 17537NL: WB 17537ES: 45-1929AR: 200101BR: 16.148EC: 45-80024MX: G-2271PE: WBR 0049050.4A. I Wanna Be your Lover (Edit) (2:57)B. Just As lengthy As We’re with each other (Edit) (3:25)

Cat #: UK: K 17537

IT: W 17537A. I Wanna Be your Lover (Edit) (2:57)B. Why friend Wanna treat Me so Bad? (3:49)

Cat #: DE/SE: WB 17560

A. I Wanna Be her Lover (Edit) (2:57)B. I Feel because that You (Edit) (3:24)

Cat #: ZF/ZW: WBS 334

A. I Wanna Be your Lover (5:47)B. Just As long As We’re Together (6:24)

Cat #: UK: K 17537T

NL: WB 26.126

view individual tracks and also related albums because that credits.
other Formats
7" Promo12" Promo
(US: WBS 49050)

A. Ns Wanna Be your Lover (Edit) (Stereo) (2:57)B. Ns Wanna Be your Lover (Edit) (Mono) (2:57)


(US: GWB 0392)

A. I Wanna Be her Lover (Edit) (2:57)AA. Why you Wanna law Me for this reason Bad? (3:49)

(US: PRO-A-832)

A. Ns Wanna Be your Lover (5:47)B. I Wanna Be her Lover (Edit) (2:57)


(UK: K 17537)

A. Ns Wanna Be your Lover (5:47)B. Just As long As We’re Together (6:24)

(iTunes 2007 Rhino Digital issue)

A. I Wanna Be her Lover (5:47)B. Simply As lengthy As We’re Together (6:24)

Releases 7", 12", CD, Cassettes and also Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back brand 1 brand 2
USA 7" WBS 49050