Games People Play (The Alan Parsons Project song)

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"Games People Play"
Single by The Alan Parsons Project
from the album The Turn of a Friendly Card
B-side "The Ace of Swords"
Released US December 1980
UK March 1981
Format 7"
Recorded late 1979 to mid-1980
Genre Soft rock, Progressive rock


3:17 (7" edit)
Label Arista
Producer(s) Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
The Alan Parsons Project singles chronology
"The Turn of a Friendly Card"
"Games People Play"
The Turn of a Friendly Card track listing
"May Be a Price to Pay"
"Games People Play"

"Games People Play" is a 1980 song by the Alan Parsons Project. It peaked at #16 in March 1981 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It appears on the album The Turn of a Friendly Card and was sung by Lenny Zakatek.

The chorus was sampled for Soul Du Jour's dance song "Here We Go Again" in 2001, as well as Yung Berg & Twista's "Where Do We Go" in 2007.

The song was also covered in Spanish by the Asturian group "Cuélebre" in their album "Ave Fénix" under the title "Juegos de la gente".

The song also featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories as part of its soundtrack in the fictional pop radio station, Flash FM.