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|Single by Sheila E.|
|from the album Romance 1600|
|B-side||"Save the People"|
|Format||7", 12" vinyl single|
|Length||3:50 (album version)
3:39 (single version)
5:45 (extended 12" version)
|Label||Paisley Park, Warner Bros.|
|Producer(s)||Prince, Sheila E.|
|Sheila E. singles chronology|
"Sister Fate" is a song by Sheila E. from the album Romance 1600. It was released as the first single from the album in 1985. The album version of the song features an organ and percussion intro and has a running time of 3:50; the single version omits the intro and has a running time of 3:39.
The video introduced a new image for Sheila E., dressed in a fashion similar to Prince and with a similar haircut.
The song stalled on the charts and went no higher than #36 on the R&B charts, and did not chart on the Hot 100. Its greatest chart position was when it peaked at #8 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. Because of the under performance of "Sister Fate", the second single, "A Love Bizarre" (a duet with mentor Prince) was rush released.
|U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles||8|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||36|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales||26|
Formats and track listings
- U.S. 7"
- "Sister Fate" (edit) – 3:39
- "Sister Fate" (instrumental) – 3:39
- U.S. 12"
- "Sister Fate" (extended) – 5:45
- "Save the People" – 8:28