You Are the Universe

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"You Are the Universe"
Single by The Brand New Heavies
from the album Shelter
Released June 14, 1997
Format CD
12" Maxi
Recorded 1997
Genre Acid jazzFunk
Label FFRR
London
The Brand New Heavies
singles chronology
"Sometimes"
(1997)
"You Are The Universe"
(1997)
"You've Got a Friend"
(1997)
Compact disc

"You Are the Universe" is a song by Brand New Heavies, released in 1997.

The composition was issued as the third single taken from Shelter, which remains the Brand New Heavies only album recorded with Siedah Garrett, who afterwards left the group to concentrate on her own songwriting. The song charted at number twenty-one in UK, respectively at number eleven within the British Chart-Track.

Credits and personnel[edit]

Track listings[edit]

CD Maxi, UK & Europe, BNHCD 9/850 919-2[1]
  1. "You Are the Universe" (Radio Version) - 3:41
  2. "You Are the Universe" (Curtis & Moore's Universal Summer Groove 7") - 3:42
  3. "You Are the Universe" (Opaz Remix) - 4:26
  4. "You Are the Universe" (Roger's Universal 7" Edit) - 3:50
  5. "You Are the Universe" (Curtis & Moore's Universal Summer Groove) - 9:08
CD Maxi, Europe, 850 919-2[1]
  1. "You Are the Universe" (Radio Version) - 3:41
  2. "You Are the Universe" (Curtis & Moore's Universal Summer Groove 7") - 3:42
  3. "You Are the Universe" (Opaz Remix) - 4:26
  4. "You Are the Universe" (Roger's Universal 7" Edit) - 3:50
  5. "You Are the Universe" (Curtis & Moore's Universal Summer Groove Mix) - 9:08
CD Single, UK, 850 918-2[1]
  1. "You Are the Universe" (Radio Version) - 3:41
  2. "You Are the Universe" (Curtis & Moore's Universal Summer Groove 7") - 3:42

Charts[edit]

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
UK GfK Chart-Track[2] 11
UK Top 75 Singles[3] 21

Full Flava version[edit]

"You Are the Universe"
Single by Full Flava
featuring CeCe Peniston
from the album Music Is Our Way of Life
B-side Remix
Released July 5, 2006
Format 12" Maxi
Digital Single
Recorded 2006
Genre Contemporary R&B
House
Dance-Pop
Length 3:49
Label Dôme
Writer(s) Andrew Levy
Siedah Garrett
Producer(s)

Rob Derbyshire
DJ Hasebe

Music sample
CeCe Peniston singles chronology
"Deeper Love"
(2005)
"You Are The Universe"
(2006)
"I'm Feelin' U"
(2007)
First press

"You Are the Universe" was covered by Rob Derbyshire and Paul 'Solomon' Mullings, the Birmingham’s R&B production duo better known as Full Flava. It features vocals by CeCe Peniston.

Full Flava's version was remixed by DJ Hasebe, a Japanese hip-hop producer, and issued only on vinyl in the Japan.

The song was included on the Full Flava's album Music Is Our Way Of Life, which reconstructed eleven dancefloor classics performed by several female vocalists, released on Dôme Records the following year, in 2007.

Credits and personnel[edit]

Track listings[edit]

12" Maxi, UK, 12 DOME 769[4]
  1. "You Are the Universe" (Universal Flava Mix) - 5:02
  2. "You Are the Universe" (Radio Edit) - 3:49
12" Maxi, Japan, 12 DOME 770[4]
  1. "You Are the Universe" (DJ Hasebe Remix)
  2. "You Are the Universe" (DJ Hasebe Instrumental Mix)
Digital Single[4]
  1. "You Are the Universe" (LP Version) - 5:23
  2. "You Are the Universe" (Universal Flava Mix) - 5:02
  3. "You Are the Universe" (Radio Edit) - 3:49

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k For reviewing track lists, covers and/or additional notes regarding the all releases of the single "You Are The Universe" by The Brand New Heavies issued to date, follow the discogs link.
  2. ^ "The Brand New Heavies - "You Are The Universe" - UK Chart-Track". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media. 1997-07-05. p. 40. Retrieved 2011-03-20. "#11 on 1997-06-23" 
  3. ^ For peak positions of "You Are The Universe" by The Brand New Heavies single in UK, choose the singles link, or the chartstats link to view full run of the single in England.
  4. ^ a b c For reviewing track lists, covers and/or additional notes regarding the all releases of the single "You Are The Universe" by Full Flava featuring CeCe Peniston issued to date, follow the discogs link.

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