‘Press’ was released as a single on 14 July 1986, a month prior to the album. ‘It’s Not True’ was on the b-side. The single was reissued in the 2022 box set The 7″ Singles Box, with its US artwork.
A 10″ single was also issued, and contained a slightly longer version of the Padgham mix lasting 4:20, plus a remix of ‘It’s Not True’ by Julian Mendelsohn, and ‘Press’ (Video Edit). Six thousand copies were released, with a circular fold-out cover.
There was additionally a 12″ single, which contained ‘Press’ (Video Soundtrack), another Padgham mix lasting 4:43; the Mendelsohn remix of ‘It’s Not True’; ‘Hanglide’, another outtake from the Press To Play sessions; and ‘Press’ (Dub Mix), another remix by Bevans and Forward, lasting 6:18.