Roses Are Red (The Mac Band song)

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"Roses Are Red"
Single by The Mac Band featuring The McCampbell Brothers.
from the album The Mac Band featuring The McCampbell Brothers
Released June 10, 1988
Format 7" single
12" single
CD single
Recorded 1987
Genre R&B, soul
Length 5:48
Label MCA
Songwriter(s) L.A. Reid, Babyface
Producer(s) L.A. Reid, Babyface

"Roses Are Red" is a 1988 single by The Mac Band, featuring The McCampbell Brothers. The single was their most successful of six chart singles on the US Billboard Hot Black Singles chart, peaking at number one, for one week, on that chart. "Roses Are Red" did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] It did, however, reach #8 in the UK Singles Chart.[2] The song was produced by LA Reid and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 369. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 336. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
Preceded by
"Paradise" by Sade
Billboard Hot Black Singles number-one single
July 16, 1988
Succeeded by
"Don't Be Cruel" by Bobby Brown