Sail Away (David Gray song)

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"Sail Away"
Single by David Gray
from the album White Ladder
Released 16 July 2001
Format CD, DVD, 12"
Genre Folk rock
Label IHT, EastWest
Writer(s) David Gray
Producer(s) David Gray, Marius de Vries
David Gray singles chronology
"This Year's Love"
(re-issue)
(2001)
"Sail Away"
(2001)
"Say Hello Wave Goodbye"
(2001)

"Sail Away" is a song by David Gray. It was released as the fourth single from White Ladder on 16 July 2001. Remixes by Rae and Christian and Biffco were also commissioned and featured on the single formats. The DVD single features live video footage taken from his concert DVD release David Gray: Live. The song is featured in the movie 15 Minutes.

The song is often played on the Expedia phone service while on hold, due to its message of escape.

Sail Away has been covered by Norwegian singer/songwriter Alejandro Fuentes, which was performed at the Hallelujah concerts.

Track listings[edit]

CD single[1]
  1. "Sail Away" (Biffco Radio Edit) – 3:44
  2. "Sail Away" (Biffco Club Mix) – 7:02
  3. "Sail Away" (Rae and Christian Remix) – 5:35
DVD single[2]
  1. "Sail Away" (Live at The Point) (Video) – 5:20
  2. "Sail Away" (Biffco Radio Edit) (Audio) – 3:44
  3. "This Year's Love" (Live at The Point) (Video Excerpt) – 0:30
  4. "Please Forgive Me" (Live at The Point) (Video Excerpt) – 0:30
  5. "Wisdom" (Live at The Point) (Video Excerpt) – 0:30
Promo 12"[3]
  1. "Sail Away" (Rae and Christian Remix) – 5:35
  2. "Sail Away" (Rae and Christian Instrumental) – 5:24

Personnel[edit]

  • Voice, guitar, piano, keyboard: David Gray
  • Drums, keyboard, bass, voice: Craig McClune
  • Programmers: Iestyn Polson, Marius de Vries, and Steve Sidylenk

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Gray - Sail Away at Discogs
  2. ^ David Gray - Sail Away (DVD) at Discogs
  3. ^ David Gray - Sail Away (Rae & Christian Remixes) (Vinyl) at Discogs

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