The Glamorous Life
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
7 (October 6, 1984, one week)
Year Released
The Glamorous Life
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Gina goes to Hair Emporium
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"The Glamorous Life" is a song performed by Sheila E., recorded on the album The Glamorous Life in 1984. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "The Home Invaders".


  • Sheila E. and Prince (writer of "The Glamorous Life" and with whom she had a brief relationship) were both in the Billboard Top 10 at the same time when the song peaked at #7 (Prince's "Let's Go Crazy was at #2). They worked together on the tour to promote Prince's movie Purple Rain (starring Clarence Williams III from "Tale of the Goat").
  • This was Sheila E.'s only Top 10 appearance. Her father is Pete Escovedo, who played with Carlos Santana in his band.

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