Toy Boy

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"Toy Boy"
Sinitta - Toy Boy.jpg
Single by Sinitta
from the album Sinitta!
Released July 1987[1]
Format 7" single, 12" single, CD single
Recorded 1987
Genre Dance-pop
Length 3:25
Label Fanfare Records
Songwriter(s) Stock Aitken Waterman
Producer(s) Stock Aitken Waterman
Sinitta singles chronology
"Feels Like the First Time"
(1986)
"Toy Boy"
(1987)
"GTO"
(1987)
"Feels Like the First Time"
(1986)
"Toy Boy"
(1987)
"GTO"
(1987)

"Toy Boy" is a song by American-British singer Sinitta. The song was released in the summer of 1987 as her self-titled debut album's fourth single.

Song information[edit]

"Toy Boy" reached number 4 in the UK in August 1987, staying on the charts for 14 weeks. The song was the 26th best-selling single of 1987 in the UK, selling more than some number ones from that year.[citation needed] It was certified silver by the BPI.[2]

Formats and track listings[edit]

7" 1 single[3]
  1. "Toy Boy" - 3:25
  2. "Toy Boy" (Instrumental) - 4:56
7" 2 single[4]
  1. "Toy Boy" - 3:25
  2. "Toy Boy" (Extended Rap Version) - 3:50
12" single[5]
  1. "Toy Boy" (The Extended Bicep Mix) - 7:36
  2. "Toy Boy" - 3:25
  3. "Toy Boy" (Instrumental) - 4:56
US 12" single[6]
  1. "Toy Boy" (The Extended Bicep Mix) - 7:36
  2. "Toy Boy" (The Extended British Mix) - 7:00

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 4
Irish Singles Chart 11
Belgian Singles Chart 14
Italian Singles Chart 31
Spanish Singles Chart 23
Swedish Singles Chart[7] 13
Dutch Top 40[7] 23
Swiss Singles Chart[7] 3
Finnish Singles Chart[8] 4
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[9] 19
German Singles Chart[7] 9
Japanese Singles Chart 48
Chart (1988) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[10] 49
New Zealand Singles Chart[7] 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ pwl-empire.com
  2. ^ "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ discogs.com
  4. ^ discogs.com
  5. ^ discogs.com
  6. ^ discogs.com
  7. ^ a b c d e lescharts.com
  8. ^ Nyman, Jake (2005). Suomi soi 4: Suuri suomalainen listakirja (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 951-31-2503-3. 
  9. ^ billboard.com
  10. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. p. 276. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.