Toy Boy

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"Toy Boy"
Sinitta - Toy Boy.jpg
Single by Sinitta
from the album Sinitta!
ReleasedJuly 1987[1]
Format7" single, 12" single, CD single
Recorded1987
GenreDisco
Length3:25
LabelFanfare 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)

"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 Archived 2009-02-28 at the Wayback Machine
  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.