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Ur So Gay
EP by
ReleasedNovember 20, 2007 (2007-11-20)
Label Capitol
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Ur So Gay is the debut extended play (EP) by American singer Katy Perry. It was released digitally on November 20, 2007 by Capitol Records. A physical edition of the EP was released on January 15, 2008. The EP contains four tracks: the title track "Ur So Gay", a remix of the title track by American DJ Junior Sanchez, "Use Your Love" (a remake of the Outfield's 1986 song " Your Love"), and "Lost". [1] "Ur So Gay" and "Lost" would later appear on Perry's second studio album, One of the Boys (2008).


According to Perry, she had a couple of different choices in mind for covers. She initially wanted to record a Queen song, but could not think of one that was particularly club-worthy. While at a club with her friends, the Outfield's song " Your Love" was played. Perry said that when the song came on, every girl there went onto the dance floor and had "the best time", which is something that she wanted to capture on the EP. [2]


The EP was not expected to be a huge seller and only "a few thousand" copies were sold. According to Chris Anokute, Perry's A&R, the EP "did well in terms of building a press story but because people didn't run to iTunes to buy the EP some executives in the company started backpedalling". [3]

Critical reception

Billboard senior editor Chuck Taylor believed that Ur So Gay had "all the potential to amuse the masses". He further highlighted the remix of its title track, referring to this as "ripe and ready for clubs—where gays are bound to embrace it". [4]

Track listing

Ur So Gay – Standard edition [5]
1." Ur So Gay"Wells3:39
2."Ur So Gay" (remix)
  • Perry
  • Wells
3." Use Your Love"
  • Sanchez
  • Ray Martin
Total length:16:51
Vinyl edition [6]
5."Ur So Gay" (instrumental)
  • Perry
  • Wells
6."Ur So Gay" (instrumental remix)
  • Perry
  • Wells
  • Wells
  • Sanchez
7."Ur So Gay" (acapella)
  • Perry
  • Wells
Total length:29:39

Release history

Release dates and formats for Ur So Gay
Region Date Format Label Ref.
United States November 20, 2007 Digital download Capitol [5]
March 28, 2008 Vinyl [6]


  1. ^ Staff, WWD (November 7, 2007). "Rad Hatter". Women's Wear Daily. Archived from the original on August 26, 2018. Retrieved August 25, 2018.
  2. ^ Burr, Mike (February 6, 2008). "Katy Perry: Interview". Prefix. Archived from the original on August 26, 2018. Retrieved August 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "A&R, Record Label / Company, Music Publishing, Artist Manager and Music Industry Directory". HitQuarters. October 18, 2010. Archived from the original on July 6, 2017. Retrieved August 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Taylor, Chuck (January 12, 2008). "The Billboard Reviews: Singles". Billboard. Vol. 120, no. 2. p. 40.
  5. ^ a b "Ur So Gay". Amazon. November 20, 2007. Retrieved August 25, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "UR So Gay". Amazon. January 15, 2008. Archived from the original on August 27, 2016. Retrieved August 25, 2018.