Don't Make a Fool of Yourself

Don't Make a Fool of Yourself
"Don't Make a Fool of Yourself"

Standard U.S release artwork
Single by Stacey Q
from the album Hard Machine
Released 1988
Format 12", CD, 7", cassette
Genre Garage house, dance-pop
Length 4:00 (The Shep Pettibone Mix)
3:58 (Shep Pettibone radio edit)
Label Atlantic (US DMD-1136)
Writer(s) Jon St. James, Skip Hahn, Stacey Swain
Producer Jon St. James
Stacey Q singles chronology
"I Love You"
(1988)
"Don't Make a Fool of Yourself"
(1988)
"Give You All My Love"
(1989)

"Don't Make a Fool of Yourself" is a song by American recording artist Stacey Q. The song was written by Stacey Swain, Jon St. James and Skip Hahn and was produced by Jon St. James. The song was mixed by musician Shep Pettibone, who collaborated with artists like Madonna, Pet Shop Boys, Janet Jackson and others. It is the second single from Stacey Q's third studio album, Hard Machine and has peaked at #66 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #4 on the Billboard Dance charts.[1]

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Composition

"Don't Make a Fool of Yourself" is a dance-pop song with elements of garage house and contemporary R&B – somewhat different composition from her mostly hi-NRG/New Wave musical material. The length of the song may vary; see track listing for more information. It is set in common time and has a moderate tempo of 115 beats per minute.[2]

Track listing

  • Promotional 12" single[3]
  1. "Don't Make a Fool of Yourself" (The Shep Pettibone Mix) – 7:05
  2. "Don't Make a Fool of Yourself" (Shep Pettibone Radio Edit) – 4:00
  3. "Don't Make a Fool of Yourself" (Try It Out Lover Mix) – 7:47
  4. "Don't Make a Fool of Yourself" (Pumpin Mix) – 4:25
  • Cassette single[3]
  1. "Don't Make a Fool of Yourself" (The Shep Pettibone Mix) – -:--
  2. "Fly By Night" – -:--
  3. "Don't Make a Fool of Yourself" (The Shep Pettibone Mix) – -:--
  4. "Fly By Night" – -:--

Personnel

Chart positions

Chart (1988) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1][4] 66
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[1][4] 4
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales[4] 1
Australian Singles Chart 73

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