Object of My Desire

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"Object of My Desire"
Object of My Desire Starpoint.jpg
Single by Starpoint
from the album Restless
Released March 12, 1985
Format 7" and 12"
Recorded 1984
Genre Boogie, freestyle
Length 5:06 (Album version)
5:40 (Vocal 12" version)

Elektra Records

  • ED-5073 (US)
  • 96 68910 (Canada)
  • EKR26T (UK)
Songwriter(s) Ernesto Phillips, Keith Diamond, Ky Adeyemo
Producer(s) Keith Diamond, Lionel Job
Starpoint singles chronology
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"Object of My Desire"
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"Object of My Desire"

"Object of My Desire" is a song recorded by American group Starpoint from the album Restless. The song was released in 1985 by Elektra Records.

The tune was a major hit for the group, becoming their first single to crack the top ten on the R&B singles chart, reaching number 8,[2] and it also entered the top 40 on the pop charts, peaking at number 25. It also entered the dance charts, peaking at number 12, and number 7 on the Dance "Maxi singles" charts. In United Kingdom, the song reached number 96 on the pop chart.

In 2005, American DJ Dana Rayne released a eurotrance cover of the song that proved to be successful in the United Kingdom, charting at number 7 in early January.

Track listing[edit]

1985 release[edit]

12" vinyl[3]
  • US: Elektra / ED-5073
Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Object of My Desire" (Vocal / 12" Version) 5:40
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Object of My Desire" (Vocal / Single Version) 3:31
2. "Object of My Desire" (Instrumental Version) 5:07

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
U.S. Hot 100 25
U.S. Billboard Black Singles 8
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 7
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play 12
Chart (1986) Peak
UK Singles Chart 96