Spy in the House of Love (song)

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"Spy in the House of Love"
Single by Was (Not Was)
from the album What Up, Dog?
ReleasedJuly 1987
February 1988 (Re-release)
GenrePop rock, funk
Length4:18
LabelChrysalis (US)
Fontana/Phonogram (UK)
Songwriter(s)David Was, Don Was
Producer(s)Paul Staveley O'Duffy
Was (Not Was) singles chronology
"Robot Girl"
(1986)
"Spy in the House of Love"
(1987)
"Walk the Dinosaur"
(1987)

"The Boy's Gone Crazy"
(1987)

"Spy in the House of Love"
(1988)

"Out Come the Freaks (Again)"
(1988)

"Spy in the House of Love" is a song by art-funk ensemble Was (Not Was). It was released in 1987, but became a large hit for the group in the U.S. and the UK in 1988.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Spy in the House of Love" – 4:18
  2. "Dad I'm in Jail" – 1:24
  1. "Spy in the House of Love" (Jeffrey B. Young and Dangerous Mix)
  2. "Spy in the House of Love" (Single Mix)
  3. "Spy in the House of Love" (In House Mix)
  4. "Dad I'm in Jail"
  • 12"
  1. "Spy in the House of Love" (Jeffrey B. Young and Dangerous Mix)
  2. "Walk The Dinosaur" (The New York Dangerous Mix)
  3. "Dad I'm in Jail"
  4. "Spy in the House of Love" (Streetshead Mix)

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
Position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 51
Chart (1988, reissue) Peak
Position
Ireland (IRMA)[4] 13
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 21
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 16
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[6] 1
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 77

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Was (Not Was) - Spy In The House Of Love (7") at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
  2. ^ "Was (Not Was) - Spy In The House Of Love (12") at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
  3. ^ a b "Was (Not Was): Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  4. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Spy in the House of Love". Irish Singles Chart.
  5. ^ "Was (Not Was) Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Was (Not Was) Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Was (Not Was) Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.