Caught Up in the Rapture

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"Caught Up in the Rapture"
Single by Anita Baker
from the album Rapture
B-side "Mystery"
Released October 1986
Format 7" vinyl single
Recorded 1985
Length 4:08 (Single version)
Label Elektra
Writer(s) Gary Glenn, Dianne Quander
Producer(s) Michael J. Powell
Anita Baker singles chronology
"Sweet Love"
"Caught Up in the Rapture"
"Same Ole Love (365 Days a Year)"

"Caught Up in the Rapture" is a 1986 ballad song by American R&B/soul singer Anita Baker. It was released as the follow-up single after "Sweet Love" from her multi-platinum selling album, Rapture.

Chart performance[edit]

"Caught Up in the Rapture" was Baker's third top ten R&B single, peaking at number six on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart,[1] and number nine on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Singles chart.[2]


Chart (1986) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 37
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 6
US Adult Contemporary Tracks 9

Popular culture[edit]

"Caught Up in the Rapture" was used on the soap opera Another World in 1987 as well as one Days of Our Lives episode, airing in 1993.


  1. ^ Anita Baker Chart history-R&B Billboard.
  2. ^ Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications)
  3. ^ Anita Baker Chart history-Adult Contemporary.

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