|Single by Estelle|
|from the album The 18th Day|
|Released|| 19 July 2004
13 September 2004
|Format||CD single, 12" vinyl|
|Label||V2 Records, Stellarents Entertainment, JDid|
|Writer(s)||E. Swaray, R. Shelton, K. Veney, L. Hill|
|Producer(s)||Rich Shelton, Kevin Veney & Loren Hill for One-Up Entertainment|
|Estelle singles chronology|
In "1980", Estelle talks about her childhood; she titled the song "1980" for the year she was born. The single reached number 14 on the UK Singles Chart and was the highest charting single from her debut album. The song samples Tony Orlando and Dawn's "Lazy Susan". It remains one of Estelle's most well-known hits in the UK. The single is also one of her biggest hits in Australia, where "1980" peaked inside the top 40 at number 36.[when?]
The music video for "1980" depicts events that took place in Estelle's younger years, which are featured in the lyrics of the song. The video features members of Estelle's family and leads into album track and the B-side for "1980", "Don't Talk" at the end of the video. This video, as well as her video for "Free" was directed by Andy Hylton.
Formats and track listings
- UK and AUS CD
- "Don't Talk"
- "Don't Talk" (remix)
|UK Indie Chart||1|
|UK Singles Chart||14|
|Australian Singles Chart||36|
- ""Estelle discography". polyhex.com. Retrieved 8 June 2008.
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