Se La

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"Se La"
Single by Lionel Richie
from the album Dancing on the Ceiling
B-side "Serves You Right"
Released 1987
Format 7" single
Recorded Fall 1985
Genre Pop, soul, reggae
Label Motown
Songwriter(s) Greg Phillinganes
Lionel Richie
Producer(s) Lionel Richie
James Anthony Carmichael
Lionel Richie singles chronology
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"Se La"
"Do It to Me"
"Ballerina Girl" (1986) /
"Deep River Woman" (1987)
"Se La"
"Do It to Me"

"Se La" is a track from Lionel Richie's 1986 album Dancing on the Ceiling. The song was written by Richie and Greg Phillinganes, and produced by Richie and James Anthony Carmichael. It was released in 1987 as the final single from the album, and was Richie's last single of the 1980s.

Track listing[edit]

7" single

  1. "Se La" – 4:20
  2. "Serves You Right" – 4:52


Chart (1987) Peak
German Singles Chart 41
Dutch Singles Chart 12
UK Singles Chart 43
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 20
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles[1] 12
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary[2] 5


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. 

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