Higher Ground (UB40 song)

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"Higher Ground"
Single by UB40
from the album Promises and Lies
B-side "Chronic"
Released 9 August 1993
Format CD single, CD maxi,
7" single, 12" single
Recorded 1993
Genre Reggae
Length 4:22
Label Virgin
Writer(s) UB40
Producer(s) UB40
UB40 singles chronology
"(I Can't Help) Falling in Love With You"
(1993)
"Higher Ground"
(1993)
"Bring Me Your Cup"
(1993)

"Higher Ground" is the title of a song written and recorded by the English band UB40. It was released in August 1993 as the second single from their 1993 album Promises and Lies. It had a fairly good success, reaching number 8 in the UK, New Zealand and The Netherlands.

Track listings[edit]

CD maxi
  1. "Higher Ground" — 4:22
  2. "Chronic" — 3:54
  3. "Punjabi Dub" (Gerry Parchment mix) — 5:07
12" single
  1. "Higher Ground" — 4:22
  2. "Chronic" — 3:54
  3. "Punjabi Dub" (Gerry Parchment mix) — 5:07
CD single
  1. "Higher Ground" — 4:22
  2. "Chronic" — 3:54
7" single
  1. "Higher Ground" — 4:22
  2. "Chronic" — 3:54

Personnel[edit]

  • All tracks produced by UB40
  • Co-produced and engineered by Gerry Parchment and Delroy McLaan
  • Front image cover : "Skin". Raw Orange into Black (1991–1993) by Peter Max Kandhola
  • Calligraphy : Ruth Rowland
  • Design : Bill Smith Studio
  • Management : David Harper Management Ltd.

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Higher Ground", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved February 12, 2008)
  2. ^ Canadian peak
  3. ^ "UB 40 singles, German Singles Chart" (in German). musicline. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  4. ^ Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  5. ^ a b "Single top 100 over 1993" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 15 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "Charts.org.nz – UB40 – Higher Ground". Top 40 Singles.
  7. ^ "Higher Ground" ub40.co.uk (Retrieved February 12, 2008)
  8. ^ a b c Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved April 20, 2008)