“We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off” (released in the United Kingdom as “We Don’t Have To…”) is pop vocalist Jermaine Stewart’s first of three singles from 1986. The song was included on Stewart’s second album Frantic Romantic. “We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off” remains Stewart’s biggest commercial success in both America and Europe.
The song acquired a great deal of success after being used on hit 1980s television show Miami Vice, and reached number 2 on the UK and Canadian chart, as well as going to number 5 in the U.S. This was Stewart’s biggest hit in these countries.
In 2011 the song was used in a Cadbury advert in the UK called The Charity Shop.This exposed the song to a new generation who downloaded the track and returned it to the UK Top 40 reaching No.29. The song also appeared in Kevin Smith’s film Zack and Miri Make a Porno, and the episode “My Dirty Secret” of the television show Scrubs.
The song has been covered a number of times and versions have been released by Clea and Lil’ Chris, while it also provided the hook for Gym Class Heroes’ fifth single “Clothes Off!!” and was sampled by rapper Mase on his album Welcome Back.
“We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off” was produced by Narada Michael Walden and mixed by Lewis A. Martineé
We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off (Dance Remix) 5:45
We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off (Dub) 6:40
We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off (Short Version) 4:05