Dial My Heart

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"Dial My Heart"
The Boys-Dial My Heart.jpg
Single by The Boys
from the album Messages From The Boys
Released September 7, 1988
Format Vinyl (7")
Recorded 1988
Genre Pop, R&B, new jack swing
Length 4:22
Label Motown
Writer(s) Babyface, L.A. Reid, Daryl Simmons
Producer(s) L.A. Reid & Babyface

"Dial My Heart" is the 1988 debut single by The Boys. The single on the Motown label was a crossover hit for the group, peaking at No. 1 on the Billboard R&B singles chart and No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1988-1990.[1] It was the group's only entry on the Dance chart, peaking at number 18.[2]

The single entered the UK singles charts on 12 November 1989; it rose to a high of number 62, and remained in the charts for 2 weeks.[3]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 73. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 41. 
  3. ^ Rice, Tim; Rice, Jonathan; Gambaccini, Paul (1990). "Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums". Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness World Records and Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0-85112-398-8. 
Preceded by
"Hey Lover" by Freddie Jackson
Billboard Hot Black Singles number-one single
December 10, 1988
Succeeded by
"Everything I Miss at Home" by Cherrelle