Secret Rendezvous

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"Secret Rendezvous"
Secret Rendezvous Karyn White.jpg
Single by Karyn White
from the album Karyn White
B-side "Superwoman"
Released May 14, 1989
Format 7" single, 12" single
Recorded 1988
Genre New jack swing[1]
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Antonio "L.A." Reid, Babyface, Daryl Simmons
Producer(s) L.A. Reid, Babyface, Daryl Simmons
Karyn White singles chronology
"Love Saw It"
(1989)
"Secret Rendezvous"
(1989)
"Slow Down"
(1989)

"Secret Rendezvous" is the fourth single from R&B singer Karyn White's self-titled debut album, Karyn White (1988). In the US, it went to #1 on the dance chart.[2] On other US charts, "Secret Rendezvous" went to #4 on the soul chart and #6 on the Hot 100,[3] it was Karyn White's biggest hit at that time. Overseas, it peaked at #22 in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

12" vinyl single, promo (USA)
  1. Secret Rendezvous (12" House Version) – 7:25
  2. Secret Rendezvous (Secret Drive-Time Radio Edit) – 4:02
  3. Secret Rendezvous (12" Dance Mix) – 7:15
12" vinyl single (USA, UK, Germany)
  1. Secret Rendezvous (Zanzibar Mix) – 6:00
  2. Secret Rendezvous (12" White House Remix) – 7:24
  3. Secret Rendezvous (Bacepella) – 6:06
12" vinyl single (UK)
  1. Secret Rendezvous (After Hour Mix)
  2. Secret Rendezvous (Extended Mix)
  3. Secret Rendezvous (Dub-Dez-Vous Mix)
12" vinyl single (USA)
  1. Secret Rendezvous (Extended Remix) – 6:58
  2. Secret Rendezvous (12" White House Remix) – 7:18
  3. Secret Rendezvous (Bacepella) – 6:01
  4. Secret Rendezvous (After Hours Mix) – 7:25
  5. Secret Rendezvous (12" Dance Mix) – 7:20
  6. Tell Me Tomorrow (LP Version) – 4:54
CD maxi single, promo (USA)
  1. Secret Rendezvous (Single Edit) – 3:58
  2. Secret Rendezvous (Secret Drive Time Radio Edit) – 4:02
  3. Secret Rendezvous (White House Radio Edit Version) – 5:30
  4. Secret Rendezvous (After Hours Mix) – 7:25
  5. Secret Rendezvous (After Hours Edit) – 4:00
Mini CD (Germany)
  1. Secret Rendezvous (7" Version) – 4:06
  2. Secret Rendezvous (After Hour Mix) – 7:27
  3. Secret Rendezvous (Extended Mix) – 6:54
Mini CD (Germany)
  1. Secret Rendezvous (Edit) – 4:05
  2. Secret Rendezvous (Zanzibar Mix) – 6:03
  3. Secret Rendezvous (12" White House Remix) – 7:25

Charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Top Singles[4] 14
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 22
US Billboard Hot 100 6
US Hot Crossover 30 (Billboard)[5] 1
US Billboard Hot Black Singles 4
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 1
Preceded by
"Keep on Movin'" by Soul II Soul
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
July 1, 1989
Succeeded by
"Express Yourself" by Madonna

References[edit]

  1. ^ Josephs, Brian (July 20, 2012). "The 25 Best New Jack Swing Songs". Complex. Retrieved July 26, 2016. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 279. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 621. 
  4. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 50, No. 19, September 04 1989". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Hot Crossover 30: July 15, 1989" (PDF). Billboard. Retrieved January 19, 2017.