We Are Detective

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"We Are Detective"
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Single by Thompson Twins
from the album Quick Step and Side Kick
B-side "Lucky Day"
Released 1983
Format 7" & 12" vinyl single
Genre
Length 3:05
Label Arista
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Alex Sadkin
Thompson Twins singles chronology
"Love On Your Side"
(1983)
"We Are Detective"
(1983)
"Watching"
(1983)

"Love On Your Side"
(1983)
"We Are Detective"
(1983)
"Watching"
(1983)

"We Are Detective" is a 1983 song by the British pop group the Thompson Twins. It was the third single from the band's third studio album, Quick Step and Side Kick.

It was the group's second single to reach the UK Top Ten, peaking at no. 7. It also reached no. 48 in Alannah Currie's native New Zealand[1] A limited number of copies of the 12" single came with a free 12" of the tracks "Love Lies Fierce" and "Frozen In Time", both remixes of the songs "Love Lies Bleeding" and "Kamikaze" from the album.

Track listing[edit]

  • 12" Single (ARIST 12 526, ARIST 12526)
  1. "We Are Detective (More Clues)" - 6:00
  2. "Lucky Day (Space Mix)" - 6:58
  • 7" Single (ARIST 526)
  1. "We Are Detective" - 3:05
  2. "Lucky Day" - 3:52

Official versions[edit]

  1. Album Version – 3:05
  2. Extended Version – 6:00

Sales chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[2] 7
New Zealand Singles Chart[3] 48

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "We Are Detective - songfacts". songfacts.com. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Thompson Twins – UK chart history". ChartArchive.org. Retrieved 30 Sep 2012. 
  3. ^ "Thompson Twins – We Are Detective". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved 30 Sep 2012. 

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