A Love Bizarre
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|"A Love Bizarre"|
|Single by Sheila E.|
|from the album Romance 1600|
|B-side||"A Love Bizarre (Part II)", "Save the People"|
|Released||November 29, 1985|
|Format||7", 12" vinyl single|
|Length||12:18 (Album Version)|
3:46 (Single Version)
|Songwriter(s)||Prince, Sheila E.|
|Producer(s)||Prince, Sheila E.|
|Sheila E. singles chronology|
"A Love Bizarre" is a song written by Prince and Sheila E.. The song is a duet between both singers and it appears on Sheila E.'s 1985 album Romance 1600. It clocks in at 12:16, but the single version is 3:46 in duration. It made its debut in the music movie Krush Groove.
The song was a major hit and reached #1 on the Urban radio airplay and Dance/Club play charts  On other American charts, "A Love Bizarre" went to #2 on the U.S. R&B charts and #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Pop radio airplay charts. The German 12" single release is backed by the B-side "Save the People" which also served as the B-side for her previous single "Sister Fate". She performed the song as part of Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band during their 2001, 2003 and 2006 tours.
The club scene from Krush Groove in which Sheila E. and her band are performing the song was used for the majority of the music video with a few scenes from the film edited in. The music video uses the song's single edit.
|Netherlands Top 40||7|
|UK Singles Chart||76|
|US Billboard Hot 100||11|
|US Billboard Hot Black Singles||2|
|US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play||1|
Formats and track listings
- U.S. 7"
- "A Love Bizarre" – 3:46
- "A Love Bizarre (Part II)" – 3:50
- U.S. 12" promo
- "A Love Bizarre" (LP version) – 12:18
- "A Love Bizarre" (edit) – 3:46
- German 12"
- "A Love Bizarre (Parts I and II)" – 7:36
- "Save the People" – 8:28