Sunset People

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"Sunset People"
Sunset People (Germany).jpg
Front sleeve of the German 7-inch vinyl release
Single by Donna Summer
from the album Bad Girls
B-side "Our Love"
Released July 11, 1980
Format 7" single, 12" single
Recorded 1978-1979
Genre Disco
Length 6:27 (album version)
3:55 (7" edit)
Label Casablanca
Songwriter(s) Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer, Keith Forsey
Producer(s) Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellotte
Donna Summer singles chronology
"On the Radio"
"Sunset People"
"Our Love"
"On the Radio"
""Sunset People""
"Our Love"

"Sunset People" is a song by American singer Donna Summer taken from her very successful album Bad Girls. The album, released on Casablanca Records in the US, had already produced several chart-topping singles for the disco star, but Summer had resigned from the label and taken a lawsuit against them.[citation needed] She had since signed to Geffen Records and was getting ready to release her first album with them (which had moved away from the disco sound). The single was not released in the North American market because of ongoing litigation.

The song was also used for the unsold 1985 game show pilot called Split Decision hosted by Jim McKrell.

The song was covered by E. G. Daily in 1985 for her debut album Wild Child.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
Dutch GfK chart[1] 42
UK Singles Chart[2] 46


  1. ^ " - Discografie Donna Summer". © 2006-2011 Hung Medien. Retrieved 2011-03-14. 
  2. ^ "Chart Stats: Donna Summer". Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2011-03-13. 

External links[edit]

Donna Summer - Sunset People (Youtube video).