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)
"Take You Out"
"I'd Rather"

"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


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


  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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