Girl U Want

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"Girl U Want"
Single by Devo
from the album Freedom of Choice
B-side"Mr. B's Ballroom"
ReleasedApril 24, 1980
GenreNew wave, synth-pop
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald Casale
Producer(s)Devo, Robert Margouleff
Devo singles chronology
"Gut Feeling"
"Girl U Want"
"Whip It"
Music video
"Girl U Want" at YouTube

"Girl U Want" is a 1980 song by American new wave band Devo. It is the leading single from their third studio album Freedom of Choice. It was covered by Robert Palmer and Soundgarden.

Robert Palmer version[change | change source]

"Girl U Want"
Single by Robert Palmer
from the album Honey
B-side"No Fuss"
StudioLogic Studios (Milan, Italy)
Producer(s)Robert Palmer
Robert Palmer singles chronology
"Girl U Want"
"Know by Now"

In 1994, Robert Palmer released a cover version of Girl U Want for his 12th studio album Honey. It went to number 57 in the United Kingdom.

Track listing[change | change source]

7-inch single

  1. "Girl U Want" – 2:23
  2. "No Fuss" – 3:11

CD single (UK/Netherlands release)

  1. "Girl U Want" – 2:23
  2. "Girl U Want (The Pinaxa Mix)" – 3:02
  3. "No Fuss" – 3:11

CD single (Japan release)

  1. "Girl U Want" – 2:23
  2. "Know by Now" – 4:10
  3. "Girl U Want (The Pinaxa Mix)" – 3:02

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