Point of No Return (Exposé song)

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"Point of No Return"
Point of No Return (Exposé single) coverart.jpg
Single by Exposé
from the album Exposure
Released March 11, 1985
April 1987 (re-recording)[1]
Format 7", 12"
Recorded December 1984 – February 1985
January 1987 (re-recorded)
Genre Freestyle, dance-rock, synthpop
Length 5:40 (single version)
3:26 (1987 single version)
6:40 (dub version)
6:07 (album version)
Label Arista, Pantera
Writer(s) Lewis Martineé
Producer(s) Lewis Martineé
Exposé singles chronology
"Point of No Return"
"Exposed to Love"

"Point of No Return" is a single by Exposé, released on March 11, 1985.[citation needed] Written and produced by Lewis Martineé, the single was originally released in 1984 on the Pantera label with Alejandra Lorenzo (Alé) as the lead singer. The single was re-recorded in 1987 with Jeanette Jurado as the lead vocalist and included on the group's debut album, Exposure (1987).


The original vocal mix of the song, featuring Lorenzo, reached the top of the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in spring 1985.[2] The re-recorded vocal version with Jurado reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in July 1987.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Point of No Return" features Exposé performing in front of an audience.

Track listings[edit]

United States 12" Single – 1984 Edition
No. Title Length
1. "Point of No Return" 6:55
2. "Dub of No Return" 8:00
United States 12" Single – 1985 Edition
No. Title Length
1. "Point of No Return" 5:40
2. "Dub of No Return" 6:40
United States 7" Single – 1987 Edition
No. Title Length
1. "Point of No Return" 3:26
2. "Extra Extra" 3:44
United States 12" Single – 1987 Edition
No. Title Length
1. "Point of No Return" (Extended Mix) 9:38
2. "Point of No Return" (Crossover Mix) 5:45
3. "Dub of No Return" (Strikes Again) 6:30


Chart (1985) Peak
US Hot Dance Music/Club Play[3] 1
US Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales]][3] 19
Chart (1987) Peak
Canada (RPM Top 100 Singles)[4] 4
UK Singles Chart [5] 83
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 5
US Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales[3] 40

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 80


  • In 1997, the group MerenBooty Girls released their version on the album X-Tra Hot.


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