In the House of Stone and Light

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"In the House of Stone and Light"
Single by Martin Page
from the album In the House of Stone and Light
B-side "The Door"
Released 1994
Format CD single, cassette single
Genre Pop rock, soft rock
Length 5:00 (album version)
4:12 (single edit)
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Martin Page
Producer(s) Martin Page
Martin Page singles chronology
"In the House of Stone and Light"
(1994)
"Keeper of the Flame"
(1995)
In the House of Stone and Light track listing
"In the House of Stone and Light"
(1)
"Shape the Invisible"
(2)

"In the House of Stone and Light" is a song by British musician Martin Page. The song was released in July 1994 from the album of the same name. The song peaked at number 14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart in 1995[1] and reached number one on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.[2]

The mountain in the intro of the song is Mt. Kailas, located near the land of Shambhala. The present Mt. Kailash in Tibet is linked with the history of the Ramayana.

He also references Havasupai in the song.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 14
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Mainstream 9
End of year chart (1995) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[3] 35

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 477.
  2. ^ Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications), page 398.
  3. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1995". Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
Preceded by
"Take a Bow" by Madonna
Billboard Adult Contemporary number-one single
April 22 - May 13, 1995
Succeeded by
"Believe" by Elton John