"Draw of the Cards" is a 1981 single release from Kim Carnes's Platinum-plus Mistaken Identity album.
The single reached #28 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The music video for the song is directed by Russell Mulcahy, who previous directed the "Bette Davis Eyes" video.
The song failed to emulate the chart success of its predecessor, "Bette Davis Eyes", stopping short of the Top 20 in many of the countries where her previous hit had reached pole position.
Format and track listings
- 7" Single
- A "Draw of the Cards" (3:58)
- B "Break the Rules Tonite (Out of School)" (3:15)
- 12" Single
- A "Draw of the Cards" (Special Long Version) (6:53)
- B "Break the Rules Tonite (Out of School)" (3:15 )
- The US 12" promo of "Draw of the Cards" was billed as "The long and short version" and credited to Kim Carnes and the Hate Boys. The tracklisting of the retail release (above) differed.
Peak chart positions
- #28 U.S.
- #42 Canada
- #49 UK
- #35 West Germany
- #13 Switzerland
- #16 Austria