7 Day Weekend (song)

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"7 Day Weekend"
Grace Jones - 7 Day Weekend.jpg
Single by Grace Jones
from the album Boomerang (soundtrack)
Released 1992
Format 12", CD
Genre Swingbeat[1]
Length 4:56
Label LaFace/Arista
Songwriter(s) Dallas Austin, Grace Jones, Satch Hoyt
Producer(s) Dallas Austin, Randy Ran
Grace Jones singles chronology
"Amado Mio"
(1990)
"7 Day Weekend"
(1992)
"Evilmainya"
(1993)
"Amado Mio"
(1990)
"7 Day Weekend"
(1992)
"Evilmainya"
(1993)

"7 Day Weekend" is a 1992 single by Grace Jones.

Background[edit]

"7 Day Weekend" was recorded by Grace Jones in 1992 for the soundtrack for the Eddie Murphy movie Boomerang, in which Jones played the character Helen Strangé. The song was written by Jones herself, Dallas Austin, and Satch Hoyt,[2] and produced by Austin with Randy Ran, with executive production by Babyface and L.A. Reid.[3] The single featured remixes by among others Dallas Austin and Ben Liebrand.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "7 Day Weekend" (remix radio edit) – 3:33
  2. "7 Day Weekend" (club remix) – 5:27
  3. "7 Day Weekend" (remix instrumental) – 4:38
  • 12" single[6]
A1. "7 Day Weekend" (club remix) – 5:27
A2. "7 Day Weekend" (remix instrumental) – 4:38
B1. "7 Day Weekend" (remix radio edit) – 3:33
B2. "7 Day Weekend" (club remix) – 5:27

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Netherlands[7] 86

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gallivan, Joseph (21 September 1992). "ROCK / Still better late than never: Joseph Gallivan finds Grace Jones in good shape at the Brixton Academy". The Independent. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Grace Jones – 7 Day Weekend (vinyl) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-04-17. 
  3. ^ "Various – Boomerang: Original Soundtrack Album (CD) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-04-17. 
  4. ^ "Grace Jones - 7 Day Weekend (CD) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2008-07-03. 
  5. ^ "7 Day Weekend by Grace Jones : Reviews and Ratings - Rate Your Music". rateyourmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-01-30. 
  6. ^ "Grace Jones - 7 Day Weekend (Vinyl) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2008-07-03. 
  7. ^ "Grace Jones - 7 Day Weekend" (in Dutch). www.dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-01-30.