Hide and Seek (Tracie Spencer song)

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"Hide and Seek"
Single by Tracie Spencer
from the album Tracie Spencer
Released December 14, 1987 (1987-12-14)
Format 7" / 12" / CD single
Recorded 1987
Length 4:33
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Lynn Davis
Producer(s) Ollie E. Brown
Tracie Spencer singles chronology
"Hide and Seek"
"Symptoms of True Love"

"Hide and Seek" is the first single from Tracie Spencer's self-titled debut album. The single was released in December 1987. It was written by Lynn Davis. Although Spencer was only 11 years old when this single and her debut album were released, critics and fans alike could see that her voice lurked some potential soulfulness. The theme of the song focuses on a girl searching all over for someone (possibly someone she has a crush on), whom she claims is playing "hide and seek" with her. After this single was released, the second single from her debut album, "Symptoms of True Love", was released in February 1988.

Chart information[edit]

"Hide and Seek" did not chart onto the Billboard Hot 100, but did chart at number 32 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Hide and Seek" features Spencer singing the song in an audition for some kind of competition.