Private Eyes (song)

1981 single by Hall & Oates

"Private Eyes" is a 1981 song by American duo Hall & Oates and is the leading single from their 10th studio album of the same name. It went to number 1 in the United States, number 6 in Canada, number 14 in South Africa, number 17 in Australia and number 19 in New Zealand.

"Private Eyes"
Single by Hall & Oates
from the album Private Eyes
  • "Tell Me What You Want" (US, Canada, UK, South Africa, Spain)
  • "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)" (Italy, Bolivia)
  • "Head Above Water" (Italy promo single)
ReleasedAugust 1981
StudioElectric Lady Studios (New York City)
GenrePop rock
Length3:29 (album version)
3:09 (UK Mix)
LabelRCA Records
Songwriter(s)Warren Pash, Sara Allen, Janna Allen, and Daryl Hall.
Producer(s)Daryl Hall, John Oates, Neil Kernon
Hall & Oates singles chronology
"You Make My Dreams"
"Private Eyes"
"I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)"
Music video
"Private Eyes" at YouTube