"Sinful!" is the 1986 debut solo single by English musician Pete Wylie, from his 1987 debut album of the same name. It was produced by Wylie and Ian Ritchie, and features vocals from Josie Jones. The song reached No. 13 in both the UK and Ireland.[1][2] It also peaked at No. 26 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in 1987, and was Wylie's only chart entry in the United States.[3]

Single by Pete Wylie
from the album Sinful
B-side"I Want the Moon, Mother"
GenreNew wave
LabelMDM Records, Eternal
Songwriter(s)Pete Wylie
Producer(s)Pete Wylie, Ian Ritchie
Pete Wylie singles chronology
"Weekends (as The Mighty Wah!)"
"Diamond Girl"

In 1991, a version with The Farm titled "Sinful! (Scary Jiggin' with Doctor Love)" was released and reached No. 28 in the UK[1] and No. 25 in Ireland.[2]

Track listingEdit

7" single
A. "Sinful!"
B. "I Want the Moon, Mother"
12" single
A. "Sinful!" (Tribal Mix)
B1. "Sinful!"
B2. "I Want the Moon, Mother"


Chart (1986) Peak
Australia (Kent Music Report)[4] 69
Irish Singles Chart 13
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 13
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 26


  1. ^ a b "Pete Wylie - Full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  2. ^ a b "The Irish Charts - All there is to know".
  3. ^ "Pete Wylie Sinful Chart History". Billboard.
  4. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 344. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)