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
Genre
Length 4:08 (Single version)
Label Elektra
Writer(s) Gary Glenn, Dianne Quander
Producer(s) Michael J. Powell
Anita Baker singles chronology
"Sweet Love"
(1986)
"Caught Up in the Rapture"
(1986)
"Same Ole Love (365 Days a Year)"
(1987)

"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]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position[3]
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.

References[edit]

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

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