Makin' Happy

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"Makin' Happy"
Makin' happy.jpg
Single by Crystal Waters
from the album Surprise
Released November 10, 1991
Format
Recorded 1991
Genre
Length 3:49
Label
  • Mercury
  • A&M Records
Writer(s)
  • Crystal Waters
  • Neal Conway
  • Mark Harris
Producer(s)
  • Teddy Douglas
  • Jay Steinhour
Crystal Waters singles chronology
"Gypsy Woman"
(1991)
"Makin' Happy"
(1991)
"Megamix"
(1992)

"Makin' Happy" is a song recorded by house musician Crystal Waters. It was the second single from her debut album, Surprise, and was released in November 1991.

The song achieved moderate success in European countries, but spent one week at number 1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in the US.

Track listings[edit]

7" single - UK
  1. "Makin' Happy" (Hurley's happy house mix) — 3:49
  2. "Makin' Happy" (basement boys happy club mix) — 3:31
CD maxi - UK
  1. "Makin' Happy" (Hurley's happy house mix) — 3:49
  2. "Makin' Happy" (Hurley's happy house mix II) — 6:22
  3. "Makin' Happy" (basement boys happy club mix) — 3:31
  4. "Makin' Happy" (basement boys happy club mix II) — 7:52
12" single - UK, Netherlands
  1. "Makin' Happy" (Hurley's happy house mix) — 6:22
  2. "Makin' Happy" (basement boys happy club mix) — 7:52
CD maxi - UK
  1. "Makin' Happy" (Hurley's happy house mix 7") — 3:52
  2. "Makin' Happy" (Hurley's happy house mix 12") — 6:24
  3. "Makin' Happy" (basement boys happy club mix 12") — 7:52
12" maxi - US
  1. "Makin' Happy" (Hurley's happy house mix) — 6:23
  2. "Makin' Happy" (Hurley's insane mix) — 6:24
  3. "Makin' Happy" (basement boys happy club mix) — 7:52
  4. "Makin' Happy" (basement boys happy hump) — 6:14

Charts[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[1] 21
Canada Dance/Urban (RPM)[2] 1
France (SNEP)[3] 17
Ireland (IRMA)[4] 22
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[5] 27
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[6] 22
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 18
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[8] 1
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 63
Preceded by
"The Whistle Song" by Frankie Knuckles
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
September 21, 1991 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Gett Off" by Prince and the New Power Generation

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