Fake (Extended Version) - Alexander O'Neal


Fake (Extended Version) (1987) (5'18) - Alexander O'Neal.
Written by James Harris III and Terry Lewis.
Produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for Flyte Tyme Productions.
(P) 1987 CBS Inc.

N.B. Fake (Extended Version) is the same as Fake (Extended Remix) (1987) (5'18) - Alexander O'Neal that may be found elsewhere on this blog.

Fake (Extended Version) appears on the 1988 remix compilation All Mixed Up.

Fake appears on the album Hearsay, the 2nd album Alexander O'Neal released on Tabu Records... Originally released in 1987, the album includes the hits, Criticize, The Lovers and Never Knew Love Like This, a duet with label-mate, Cherrelle.

Fake was the first track to be released as a single from the new album, and for 2 weeks, July 25 - August 1, 1987, Fake was the No. 1 single on the US Billboard Hot Black Singles chart... It was succeeded by Janet Jackson with The Pleasure Principle, a track written and produced by keyboardist Monte Moir, who together with Jam and Lewis, had been the original members of the early 80s funk band, The Time.

Track listing for the U.S. vinyl pressing of Hearsay released in 1987 on Tabu Records. Cat. No. Z 40320:

Side 1

1. Intro / 0'35
2. (What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me / 4'25
3. Intro / 0'57
4. Hearsay / 4'01
5. Intro / 0'13
6. The Lovers / 4'38
7. Intro / 0'45
8. Fake / 3'56
9. Intro / 0'37
10. Criticize / 4'07
Side 2

1. Intro
2. Never Knew Love Like This (Duet with Cherrelle) / 5'09
3. Interlude / 0'17
4. Sunshine / 5'59
5. Interlude / 0'19
6. Crying Overtime / 4'55
7. Intro / 0'24
8. When The Party's Over / 3'29

(P) 1987 CBS Inc.

Check Out More Great Music By Alexander O'Neal:

Fake '88 (House Mix) (6'58) - Alexander O'Neal.
Criticize (Remix) (1987) (7'02) - Alexander O'Neal.
Never Knew Love Like This (Extended Version) (1987) (5'38) - Alexander O'Neal ft. Cherrelle.
The Lovers (Extended Version) (1987) (7'02) - Alexander O'Neal.

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Alexander O'Neal.
Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.

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Cherrelle.
Janet Jackson.

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Front of record sleeve for US 12" vinyl pressing
of "Fake". Tabu Records. Cat. No. 4Z9-06788.
Image courtesy of Discogs.com

Video from YouTube channel 80sMusicReMixes

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