Elevate My Mind

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"Elevate My Mind"
Single by Stereo MC's
from the album Supernatural
Released 1990[1]
Format 12", Promo, Test pressing, 7", Single, CD, Maxi, Cassette[1]
Recorded 1990[1]
Genre Hip hop[1]
Length 3:15 (7" Version)[1] 5:07 (12" Version)[1]
Label 4th & Broadway, Island Records[1]
Songwriter(s) Stereo MC's[1]
Producer(s) Stereo MC's[1]

Elevate My Mind is a song by Stereo MC's, with female vocals provided by Cath Coffey. It made #74 on the UK Singles Chart,[2] #36 on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales[3] and #39 on the Billboard Hot 100,[3] making them the first British rap group to make the Billboard Hot 100.[4] It features a sample of "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)" by Grandmaster Melle Mel.

In popular culture[edit]

  • "Elevate My Mind" was used on the soundtrack of Bad Company (1995) starring Laurence Fishburne, Ellen Barkin, and Frank Langella.[5]
  • The song is used in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, in the Zombies map Rave in the Redwoods.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Stereo MC's - Elevate My Mind". Discogs. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "STEREO MC'S". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Stereo MC's - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Stereo MC's - Music Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bad Company (1995), a film by Damian Harris". Theiapolis. Archived from the original on 20 June 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2013.