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"Typical Male"
Single by Tina Turner
from the album Break Every Rule
B-side(s) "Don't Turn Around"
Released 1986
Format CD single
Digital download
Genre Pop,Rock
Length 4:18
Label Capitol Records
Writer(s) Terry Britten
Certification Gold
Peak chart positions
  • #2 (US)
  • #2 (Dance)
  • #3 (R&B)

"Typical Male" is a hit single released by musical legend, Tina Turner. "Typical Male" was one of Tina's most successful singles. The song's high energy and strong vocals made it very popular. "Typical Male" peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. "Typical Male" was a huge success on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart and Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart. It peaked at number two on the Hot Dance Music chart and at number 10 on the Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart. "Typical Male" was also a huge R&B hit peaking at number three on the chart. It also scored Tina a #1 on the United World Chart. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939) is a seven-time Grammy Award-winning African-American rock (one grammy win with ex-husband Ike, six as a solo artist, and one win by Whats Love Got to Do With It songwriters Graham Lyle and Terry Britten... Album cover from Break Every Rule Break Every Rule is a 1986 album by Tina Turner. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... ii lloooovvveeee ase of base. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A CD single is a music single in the form of a compact disc. ... // A digital download (also known as a digital single or a paid digital download) is an official and legal music single available for purchase through an online store. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Singer/songwriter who has written songs for Tina Turner. ... Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has sold a certain number of copies. ... A Gold Single is a single that has passed a milestone in official sales. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939) is a seven-time Grammy Award-winning African-American rock (one grammy win with ex-husband Ike, six as a solo artist, and one win by Whats Love Got to Do With It songwriters Graham Lyle and Terry Britten... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The United World Chart is a nationwide chart issued every week by Media Traffic, using both sales (digital and physical) and airplay to determine the most popular albums and singles in the world. The United World Chart uses the same system as the Billboard Hot 100, in which the tracking...


The B-Side on this single is "Don't Turn Around" which was covered by Aswad and Ace of Base several years later. ii lloooovvveeee ase of base. ... Formed by immigrants from the Caribbean in West London in 1975, British reggae group Aswad (Black in arabic) are intriguing in that they have performed (according to critics) better music as they added more soul and R&B influences to it. ... Ace of Base is a dance-pop band from Gothenburg, Sweden. ...


Phil Collins, courtesy of Atlantic Records, plays drums on this single.


Music video

In the music video Tina is seen in a red minidress, flirting with a lawyer. She plays games with him, such as chess and Scrabble in order to get his attention. For most of the video Tina is seen hugging and leaning against a statue of the lawyer's leg. At one point in the video Tina and the lawyer are seating on a big telephone headpiece and Tina jumps up and down on one end of the phone sending the lawyer high into the air. Also there is a scene in the video where Tina beats the lawyer with a baseball bat in order to get his attention. At the end of the video Tina and the lawyer are seen walking together holding hands. A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ...


Chart Performance

Position Chart
1 United World Chart
2 Billboard Hot 100
33 UK
3 US R&B
23 US AC
2 US Dance/Club Play
3 Germany
20 Australia
2 Switzerland
6 Austria
31 France
6 Sweden
8 Netherlands

 
 

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