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 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)