Chic Mystique

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"Chic Mystique"
Chic mystique.jpg
Single by Chic
from the album Chic-Ism
B-side ""Remix""
Released January 30, 1992
Format CD single, CD maxi
7" single, 12" maxi
Recorded 1992
Genre R&B, Soul, Disco
Length 4:04
Label Warner Bros Records
Songwriter(s) Bernard Edwards
Nile Rodgers
Princesa
Producer(s) Bernard Edwards
Nile Rodgers
Roger Sanchez
Chic singles chronology
"Hangin'"
(1982)
"Chic Mystique"
(1992)
"Get Lucky"
(2013)

"Chic Mystique" is a song by American disco and R&B act Chic. Written and produced by guitarist Nile Rodgers, it was the second single from the album Chic-Ism and was a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play in the U.S. and achieved a moderate success in many European countries where it was only a top 25 hit.

Track listings[edit]

CD single / 7" single
  1. "Chic Mystique" – 4:04
  2. "Chic Mystique" (lovely radio edit w/out rap) – 4:42
CD maxi
  1. "Chic Mystique" (single without rap) – 4:04
  2. "Chic Mystique" (lovely radio edit without rap) – 4:42
  3. "Chic Mystique" (4 AM mix) – 7:03
  4. "Chic Mystique" (album version) – 6:40
  5. "Chic Mystique" (club mix) – 7:59
  6. "Chic Mystique" (lovely club mix) – 6:46
  7. "Chic Mystique" (bonus accapella) – 1:24
CD maxi
  1. "Chic Mystique" (single version)
  2. "Chic Mystique" (club mix)
  3. "Chic Mystique" (brothers in rhythm 12" mix)
  4. "Chic Mystique" (reprise album version)
  5. "Chic Mystique" (lovely club mix)
  6. "Chic Mystique" (4 AM mix)
  7. "Chic Mystique" (12" remix extended album version)
  8. "Chic Mystique" (taramasalta and jam dub)
  9. "Chic Mystique" (club dub)
12" maxi
  1. "Chic Mystique" (album version) – 6:40
  2. "Chic Mystique" (4 AM mix) – 7:03
  3. "Chic Mystique" (brothers in rhythm 12" mix) – 7:41
  4. "Chic Mystique" (club mix) – 7:59
  5. "Chic Mystique" (lovely club mix) – 6:46
12" maxi
  1. "Chic Mystique" (club mix) (7:59)
  2. "Chic Mystique" (club dub) (8:06)
  3. "Chic Mystique" (bonus a cappella) (1:24)
  4. "Chic Mystique" (12" remix extended album version) (6:50)
  5. "Chic Mystique" (lovely club mix) (6:46)
  6. "Chic Mystique" (4 AM mix) (7:03)

Credits[edit]

  • Engineered by Doug DeAngelis
  • Keyboards by James Preston
  • Mixed by Doug DeAngelis and Roger S.
  • Remixed by Roger S.
  • Saxophone by Deji Coker

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 20
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 33
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[3] 10
France (SNEP)[4] 25
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 25
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[6] 19
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 22
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[8] 48
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[9] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs[9] 48

Cover and sample versions[edit]

The lyrics were used in Manix's 2013 song "Rave Fantasy", which is where the title came from.[10]

Preceded by
"Comin' on Strong" by Desiya
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
March 21, 1992
Succeeded by
"Don't Lose the Magic" by Shawn Christopher

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Chic – Chic Mystique" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  2. ^ "Ultratop.be – Chic – Chic Mystique" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  3. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin - levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5. 
  4. ^ "Lescharts.com – Chic – Chic Mystique" (in French). Les classement single.
  5. ^ "Musicline.de – Chic Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  6. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Chic – Chic Mystique" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  7. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Chic – Chic Mystique". Swiss Singles Chart.
  8. ^ UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com Archived October 11, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved April 19, 2009)
  9. ^ a b Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved April 19, 2009)
  10. ^ Manix, "Rave Fantasy" from WhoSampled