A Little Time
|"A Little Time"|
|Single by The Beautiful South|
|from the album Choke|
|Released||September 1990 (UK)|
|Writer(s)||Paul Heaton/David Rotheray|
|Producer(s)||Mike Hedges, The Beautiful South|
|The Beautiful South singles chronology|
"A Little Time" is a song by The Beautiful South, and is the band's only single to reach number 1 in the UK Singles Chart. It consists of a duet featuring vocalists Dave Hemingway and Briana Corrigan.
The single was the first to be released from the Choke album. However, the other two singles taken from the album did not share similar success; "My Book" charted at number 43 whereas "Let Love Speak Up Itself" charted at number 51.
The video won the 1991 BRIT Award for Best Video, which is their only Brit Award to date. It features a lip-syncing fighting couple, a trashed house, a load of flour and feathers, and a teddy bear's head impaled on the end of a kitchen knife.
- "A Little Time"
- "In Other Words I Hate You"
- "What You See Is What You Get"
- "Beautiful South | Artist". Official Charts. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 520. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
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- "SingStar - Home". Singstargame.com. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
- "The Beautiful South". Brits.co.uk. 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
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