Somebody Else's Guy

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"Somebody Else's Guy"
Single by CeCe Peniston
from the album The Best Of CeCe Peniston
B-side Remix
Released January 1998
Format CD single
CD Maxi
12" Maxi
Recorded 1996
Genre House, dance-pop
Length 3:47
Label A&M
Writer(s) Jocelyn Brown
Annette E. Brown

Darren "Nitro" Clowers

Music sample
CeCe Peniston singles chronology
"Finally '97"
"Somebody Else's Guy"
"I Know You Want Me"
Compact disc

"Somebody Else's Guy" is a 1984 song written and popularized by Jocelyn Brown. On the soul chart, the single peaked at number two and stalled at number seventy-five on the Hot 100.[1] On the disco chart, "Somebody Else's Guy" peaked at number thirteen.[2]

In 1997, the song was covered by musician CeCe Peniston for her studio album I'm Movin' On.

In 1998, it was released as a single to promote Peniston's greatest hits collection, The Best Of CeCe Peniston, an import compilation issued in 1998 only in Europe and Japan.

Both Brown in 1984,[3] and Peniston in 1998 reached the same chart position on the UK Top 75, peaking at number thirteen.

The single reached a Top 10 position within the Track-Chart in UK, peaking at number six in February.

Credits and personnel[edit]

Additional credits notes

writers: CeCe Peniston, Felipe Delgado, E.L. Linnear
producer: Felipe Delgado
co-producer: Rodney K. Jackson
engineer: Eric Kupper
keyboards: Eric Kupper
programming: Eric Kupper
live bass: Eric Kupper
guitar: Eric Kupper
Hysteria Recording - recording studio

Track listings[edit]


Chart (1984) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 75
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 13
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles 2
Chart (1998) Peak
UK GfK Chart-Track[5] 6
UK Top 75 Singles[5] 13


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 85. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 45. 
  3. ^ For peak positions of "Somebody Else's Guy" by Jocelyn Brown in UK, choose her chartstats link. For the Brown's U.S. top singles positions, check the allmusiclink.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l For reviewing track lists, covers and/or additional notes regarding the all releases of the single "Somebody Else's Guy" issued to date, follow the discogs link.
  5. ^ a b For peak positions of "Somebody Else's Guy" single in UK, choose the singles link, or a chartstats link depending on a release and/or peak date to view full runs of the single(s) in England. For British Charts as compiled by GfK Chart-Track, see the charttrack link.

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