Born to Be Sold

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"Born to Be Sold"
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Single by Transvision Vamp
from the album Velveteen
B-side "Down on You" (live version)
"Last Time" (live version)
Released 23 October 1989 (UK)
29 January 1990 (Australia)[1]
Format CD, cassette single
7" & 12" vinyl
Recorded 1989
Genre Pop
Length 3:45
Label MCA Records
Writer(s) Nick Christian Sayer
Producer(s) Duncan Bridgeman
Transvision Vamp singles chronology
"Landslide of Love"
"Born to Be Sold"
"(I Just Wanna) B with U"

"Born to Be Sold" was the ninth single to be released by UK band Transvision Vamp. It became a hit in late 1989, peaking at number 22 on the UK Singles Chart.[2] Although it was not their best chart performance, the song was included on Now That's What I Call Music! 16.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Nick Christian Sayer, except where noted.

7" vinyl and cassette single (TVV9) / (TVVC9)
  1. "Born to Be Sold" - 3:45
  2. "Down on You" (live version) - 4:31
  3. "Last Time" (live version) (Mick Jagger / Keith Richards) - 5:18
CD single and 12" vinyl (TVVT9) / (DTVVT9)
  1. "Born to Be Sold" (7" version) - 3:45
  2. "Kiss Me" (Anthony Doughty) - 2:00
  3. "Down on You" (live version) - 4:31
  4. "Last Time" (live version) - 5:18


Chart (1989) Peak
Irish Singles Chart[4] 12
UK Singles Chart[2] 22
Chart (1990) Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[5] 108


External links[edit]

Worldwide releases