Head over Heels (Allure song)

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"Head over Heels"
Allure - Head Over Heels single cover.jpg
Single by Allure featuring Nas
from the album Allure
ReleasedFebruary 25, 1997 (1997-02-25)[1]
Format12-inch, cassette, CD
Songwriter(s)Jean-Claude Olivier, Samuel Barnes, Marlon Williams, Shawn Moltke, Mariah Carey, Nasir Jones[2][3]
Producer(s)Mariah Carey, Jean-Claude Olivier, Samuel Barnes[3]
Allure singles chronology
"Head over Heels"
"No Question"
Nas singles chronology
"The Message"
"Head over Heels"
"Escobar '97"

"Head over Heels" is a song by Allure, issued as the lead single from their eponymous debut album. The song features a rap by Nas, and it contains a sample of "The Bridge" by MC Shan.[4] It peaked at #35 on the Billboard Hot 100.[5]

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Diane Martel.[6]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1997)[5] Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 35
US Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales (Billboard) 6
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 17
US Rhythmic Top 40 (Billboard) 20


  1. ^ "Amazon.com: Head Over Heels: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  2. ^ "Head Over Heels - Allure - Listen, Appearances, Song Review - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Allure (3) - Head Over Heels (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  4. ^ "Head Over Heels - Allure feat. Nas - WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Allure - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  6. ^ "Allure - 'Head over heels'". MVDBase.com (video). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved July 7, 2014.

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