Flashing Lights (Chase & Status song)
|Single by Chase and Status & Sub Focus featuring Takura|
|from the album No More Idols|
|Released||18 November 2011|
|Format||12" vinyl, Digital download|
|Label||Mercury, MTA Records|
|Writer(s)||Will Kennard, Saul Milton, Nick Douwma, Takura Tendayi|
|Producer||Chase & Status, Sub Focus|
|Chase & Status singles chronology|
"Flashing Lights" is a single performed by British drum-and-bass duo Chase & Status, featuring production from drum-and-bass producer Sub Focus and vocals from Takura Tendayi. The single was released as a digital download on 18 November 2011 and serves as the seventh overall, fifth official, and final single from Chase & Status' second studio album, No More Idols. To celebrate Record Store Day, a single for the S.P.Y remix was released on 12" vinyl on 21 April 2011. Takura Tendayi had previously collaborated with both Chase & Status and Sub Focus, appearing on their respective debut albums More Than Alot and Sub Focus. He provided vocals for "Can't Get Enough", "Streetlife", "Running" and "Is It Worth It" by Chase and Status, as well as "World of Hurt" and "Coming Closer" by Sub Focus. He also is the vocalist in "No Problem", the first track of No More Idols, and "Flashing Lights" is his first official single. A music video to accompany the release of "Flashing Lights", directed by Ben Newman, was first released onto YouTube on 18 November 2011, at a total length of four minutes and thirty-four seconds.
|1.||"Flashing Lights" (featuring Takura) (Radio Edit)||3:06|
|2.||"Flashing Lights" (featuring Takura) (S.P.Y Remix)||5:00|
|3.||"Brixton Briefcase" (featuring Cee Lo Green & D Double E) (VIP Mix)||4:22|
|4.||"Brixton Briefcase" (VIP Dub Mix)||4:22|
|Flashing Lights (KillSonik Remix)|
|1.||"Flashing Lights" (featuring Takura) (KillSonik Remix)||4:41|
|Flashing Lights (Mac Miller Remix)|
|1.||"Flashing Lights" (featuring Takura) (Mac Miller Remix)||2:53|
|1.||"Flashing Lights" (featuring Takura) (S.P.Y Remix)||5:00|
Credits and personnel
- Lead vocals – Takura Tendayi
- Producers – Saul Milton, Will Kennard, Nick Douwma
- Songwriters – Will Kennard, Saul Milton, Nick Douwma, Takura Tendayi
- Label: Mercury Records
|Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)||74|
|UK Dance (Official Charts Company)||29|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||98|
|United Kingdom||18 November 2011||Digital download||Mercury Records|
|21 April 2011||12" vinyl||Ram Records|
- Chase & Status, Sub Focus - Flashing Lights ft. Takura. YouTube
- "Flashing Lights (MTA Records) :: Beatport". Beatport. 2012-05-01.
- "Ultratop.be – Chase & Status feat. Sub Focus & Takura – Flashing Lights" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
- "Archive Chart" UK Dance Chart.
- "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart.
- Flashing Lights: Chase & Status: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads
- "Chase & Status 'Flashing Lights' - Record Store Day 12" Vinyl". Banquet Records.com. Retrieved 2012-04-17.