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(How to Be A) Millionaire

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26 October 1984


7" 12" CDS


(How to Be A) Billionaire

New wave synthpop dance-pop

"(How to Be A) Millionaire" is a song by the English new wave band ABC. It was the first single taken from their third studio album How to Be a ... Zillionaire!


The single peaked at a modest No. 49 on the UK Singles Chart, though it fared better in the US where it reached No. 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and No. 4 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.

The CBS Orchestra played the song for Regis Philbin when he was a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman. Philbin was the former host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

Music video

The music video is in animation and shows a cartoon Martin Fry and Mark White being overwhelmed by their luxury goods, which are continually growing in size. The other two band members make a brief appearance in cartoon form.

7": Neutron NT107

  1. "(How to Be A) Millionaire" – 3:30
  2. "(How to Be A) Billionaire" – 3:37

12": Neutron NTXR 107

  1. "(How to Be A) Zillionaire" (Bond Street Mix) – 6:05
  2. "(How to Be A) Millionaire" (Single Remix) – 3:31
  3. "(How to Be A) Millionaire" (A Capella Version) – 3:30

12": Neutron NTX 107

  1. "(How to Be A) Zillionaire" (Wall Street Mix) – 7:33
  2. "(How to Be A) Millionaire" – 3:31
  3. "(How to Be A) Millionaire" (Accapella) – 3:30
  4. "(How to Be A) Millionaire" (Nickel & Dime Mix) – 5:22 (included on US version only)


(How to Be A) Millionaire Wikipedia