Popcorn Love

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"Popcorn Love"
Single by New Edition
from the album Candy Girl
B-side "Jealous Girl"
Released August 14, 1983[1]
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1982-1983
Genre R&B
Length 4:52 (album version)
3:45 (single version)
7:27 (instrumental version)
Label Streetwise
Writer(s) Maurice Starr, Michael Jonzun
Producer(s) Maurice Starr
New Edition singles chronology
"Is This the End"
(1983)
"Popcorn Love"
(1983)
"Cool It Now"
(1984)
"Jealous Girl"
Single by Another Bad Creation
from the album Coolin' at the Playground Ya Know!
Released July 23, 1991
Format Cassette[2]
Recorded Spring 1990
Genre R&B
Length 5:38
Label Motown
Writer(s) Maurice Starr, Michael Jonzun
Another Bad Creation singles chronology
"Playground"
(1991)
"Jealous Girl"
(1991)
"Spydermann"
(1991)

"Popcorn Love" is a single by New Edition, released on August 14, 1983.[1] It was released as the third and final single from their debut album, Candy Girl on the Streetwise label. The single read #25 on the R&B chart.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
position
Australia (Kent Music Report)[3] 73
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 101
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 25

Cover version[edit]

Another Bad Creation covered "Popcorn Love"'s flip side, "Jealous Girl"[2] (in a slightly extended version)[4] on July 23, 1991, which also reached #25 on the R&B chart.[5]

Mase recorded a parody of "Jealous Girl" for his Harlem World album, called "Jealous Guy", with him, 112 and Puff Daddy singing like New Edition but with altered lyrics.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Billboard.com – Artist Chart History – New Edition. Retrieved October 24, 2007.
  2. ^ a b allmusic ((( Jealous Girl [Cassette Single] > Overview ))). Retrieved October 24, 2007.
  3. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970-1992 (Illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 215. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  N.B. The Kent Report chart was licensed by ARIA between 1983 and June 19, 1988.
  4. ^ allmusic ((( Coolin’ at the Playground Ya Know > Overview ))). Retrieved October 24, 2007.
  5. ^ Billboard.com – Artist Chart History – Another Bad Creation. Retrieved October 24, 2007.
  6. ^ Harlem World (1997)

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