Glamour Boys

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"Glamour Boys"
Single by Living Colour
from the album Vivid
Released 1988
Format CD, Vinyl, Cassette
Recorded 1987–1988
Genre Funk rock, hard rock
Length 3:40
Label Epic
Writer(s) Vernon Reid
Producer(s) Mick Jagger
Living Colour singles chronology
"Open Letter (To a Landlord)"
(1989)
"Glamour Boys"
(1988)
"Funny Vibe (Remix)"
(1989)
Vivid track listing
"Broken Hearts"
(Track 8)
"Glamour Boys"
(Track 9)
"What's Your Favorite Color?"
(Track 10)

"Glamour Boys" is a fourth single released by Living Colour from their 1988 debut album Vivid. It was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal in 1990. The song reached #31 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]

Lyrically, "Glamour Boys" discusses young men obsessed with aspects of high society such as clothing and parties. The chorus shouts "I ain't no glamour boy - I'm fierce!"

Track listings[edit]

12" single
UK 1
  1. "Glamour Boys" - 3:40
  2. "Which Way To America?" - 3:40
  3. "The Rap Track" - 7:41
  4. "Middleman" - 3:46
UK 2
  1. "Glamour Boys" - 3:40
  2. "Cult Of Personalilty" (Live) - 4:54
  3. "Memories Can't Wait" - 4:31
7" single
UK 1
  1. "Glamour Boys" - 3:40
  2. "Which Way To America?" - 3:40
UK 2
  1. "Glamour Boys" (Remix) - 3:40
  2. "Cult Of Personalilty" (Live) - 4:54
CD single
Single
  1. "Glamour Boys" - 3:40
  2. "Which Way To America?" - 3:40
  3. "The Rap Track" (conversation with Living Colour) - 7:41
  4. "Middleman" - 3:46
Maxi-Single
  1. "Glamour Boys" (Remix) - 3:40
  2. "Middleman" (Live) - 3:52
  3. "Cult Of Personalilty" (Live) - 4:54
  4. "Open Letter (To A Landlord)" - 5:33

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 14 [2]
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock 26 [3]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 31 [4]
Dutch Top 40 31 [5]
UK Singles 83 [6]

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