We Came to Dance

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"We Came to Dance"
Ultravox We Came to Dance single cover.jpg
Single by Ultravox
from the album Quartet
B-side "Overlook"
"Break Your Back"
Released 18 April 1983
Format 7" vinyl, 12" vinyl
Recorded 1982 at AIR Studios in London
Genre Synthpop, post-punk, new wave
Length 4:05
7:35 (Extended version)
Label Chrysalis
Writer(s) Warren Cann, Chris Cross, Billy Currie, Midge Ure
Producer(s) George Martin
Ultravox singles chronology
"Visions in Blue"
"We Came to Dance"
"One Small Day"

"We Came to Dance" is the final single from Ultravox's sixth studio album Quartet (the third studio album recorded with singer Midge Ure), recorded in Air Studios, London and released on Chrysalis Records on 18 April 1983. The single reached #18 on the UK charts on 18 June.[1][2][3] This was the last of seven consecutive top-20 singles for the band.[4]

Track listing[edit]

7" version[edit]

  1. "We Came To Dance" – 4:05
  2. "Overlook" – 4:04
  • Alternate versions of the 7" single have "Break Your Back" on the b-side instead of "Overlook".

12" version[edit]

  1. "We Came To Dance (Extended Version)" – 7:35
  2. "Overlook" – 4:04


  1. ^ Betts, Graham (2006). Complete UK Hit Singles 1952-2006, HarperCollins. ISBN 0-00-720077-3
  2. ^ "Chart Stats - Ultravox - We Came to Dance". Retrieved 18 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ultravox discography, Vladimir Kruglov". Retrieved 18 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "Chart Stats - Ultravox". Retrieved 18 March 2009. 

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