This House (Tracie Spencer song)

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"This House"
Single by Tracie Spencer
from the album Make the Difference
ReleasedNovember 7, 1990
Recorded1990 at Cherokee Studios
(Los Angeles, California)
  • Matt Sherrod
  • Paul Sherrod
  • Sir Spence
  • Matt Sherrod
  • Paul Sherrod
Tracie Spencer singles chronology
"Save Your Love"
"This House"
"This Time Make It Funky"

"This House" is a 1990[1] song by American singer–songwriter Tracie Spencer. This song is the second single from Spencer's second album, Make the Difference which was also released in 1990. Released on the Capitol Records label, the single was released on November 7, 1990.


The song was written and produced by Matt Sherrod, Paul Sherrod and Sir Spence. Additional production was done by Justin Strauss for Just Right Productions; the song was mastered by Eddy Schreyer at Future Disc. The theme touches upon the issue of poverty and giving to one another; the single was also given a 12"/maxi-single release including a vocal mix, 7" mix, and ambient dub by Justin Strauss and a LP version, radio edit, and instrumental version mix by Matt and Paul Sherrod.

Chart information[edit]

"This House" was Spencer's second consecutive top 10 hit on Billboard magazine's Hot R&B Singles chart, where it peaked at number 7 (as did the previous single, "Save Your Love"). The song was her most successful single on the pop chart, reaching number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in March 1991.[2]

End of year chart (1991) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[3] 45


  1. ^ Discogs - Tracie Spencer - This House
  2. ^ Billboard - Tracie Spencer - Chart Positions
  3. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1991". Retrieved 2009-09-15.