Device – Who Says (1986)

Device was a short-lived American pop-rock trio formed by keyboardist, bassist and vocalist Holly Knight, vocalist Paul Engemann and guitarist Gene Black.

Device’s only album, 22B3, was released in the spring of 1986. It produced a Top 40 single in the U.S. with “Hanging on a Heart Attack,” which peaked at #35 on the Hot 100. The band’s second single, “Who Says,” peaked at #79. Both of these songs were promoted by music videos which garnered MTV rotation, and both were released as 12″ singles with remix and dub versions which received club play. A third single, “When Love is Good” was released, while the album peaked at #73 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart.

“Who Says” was written by Holly Knight & Mike Chapman, produced by Chapman and remixed by Michael H.Brauer for the US 12″ single release.

Who Says (Dance Mix)             6:38

Who Says (Dub Version)         7:15

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