Take You Out

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"Take You Out"
Single by Luther Vandross
from the album Luther Vandross
Released July 2001
(U.S., Europe)
Format CD single, 12" Vinyl, Digital
Recorded 2000
Genre R&B
Length 3:26
Label J Records
Writer(s) Warryn Campbell, Harold Lilly John Smith
Producer(s) Warryn Campbell
Luther Vandross singles chronology
"I Know" (feat. Stevie Wonder)
(1999)
"Take You Out"
(2001)
"I'd Rather"
(2002)

"Take You Out" is a song by American recording artist Luther Vandross. The song was released as the lead single in support of his "platinum" selling album, Luther Vandross. "Take You Out" became a top ten R&B hit, the single peaked to #7 on Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[1] and was a top 40 hit at #27 on Billboard Hot 100 singles.[2]

The song was later sampled by American rapper Jay-Z in his song "Excuse Me Miss", on his album The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse, released in 2002.

Track listing[edit]

US CD Single[3]
No. Title Length
1. "Take You Out"   3:26
2. "Let's Make Tonight The Night"   4:16
UK Maxi-Single[4]
No. Title Length
1. "Take You Out" (Album Version) 3:43
2. "Take You Out" (Karmadelic Funk It Up Mix) 3:59
3. "Take You Out" (Allstar Remix) 3:43
4. "Take You Out" (Video) 3:43

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position[5]
US Billboard Hot 100 27
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 598. 
  2. ^ Billboard Adult Singles Chart history.Billboard.com
  3. ^ "Take You Out" - U.S. CD single Discogs.com. Retrieved April 10, 2013
  4. ^ "Luther Vandross - "Take You Out" - U.K. CD Single" Discogs.com. Retrieved April 12, 2013
  5. ^ Luther Vandross - Singles Chart history.Billboard.com

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