Elevators (Me & You)

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"Elevators (Me & You)"
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Single by Outkast
from the album ATLiens
ReleasedJuly 9, 1996 (1996-07-09)
Recorded1995
StudioLaCoCo, Doppler and PatchWerk (Atlanta, Georgia)
Genre
Length4:25
LabelLaFace
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Outkast
Outkast singles chronology
"Git Up, Git Out"
(1994)
"Elevators (Me & You)"
(1996)
"ATLiens"
(1996)

"Elevators (Me & You)" is a song by American hip hop duo Outkast, released as the lead single from their second studio album, ATLiens. It peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100, Outkast's highest-peaking song on the chart until the release of "Ms. Jackson" in 2000. The single also peaked at number one on the US Hot Rap Tracks chart. It was later featured on their compilation Big Boi and Dre Present... OutKast. R&B singer Kandi Burruss sought out the song "Me & U" from her 2010 Kandi Koated CD.

Track listings[edit]

  • CD single
  1. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Clean Version) – 4:35
  2. "Elevators (Me & You)" (LP Version) – 4:25
  3. "Elevators (Me & You)" (LP Instrumental) – 4:25
  • Maxi single
  1. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Crazy "C" Trunk Rattlin' Mix) – 4:35
  2. "Elevators (Me & You)" (ONP 86 Mix) – 4:35
  3. "Elevators (Me & You)" (ONP 86 Instrumental) – 4:36
  4. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Album Version) – 4:25
  5. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Crazy "C" Trunk Rattlin' Instrumental) – 4:33
  • 12-inch single
  1. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Crazy "C" Trunk Rattlin' Mix) – 4:35
  2. "Elevators (Me & You)" (ONP 86 Mix) – 4:35
  3. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Acappella) – 4:00
  4. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Crazy "C" Trunk Rattlin' Instrumental) – 4:33
  5. "Elevators (Me & You)" (ONP 86 Instrumental) – 4:36
  6. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Album Version) – 4:25
  • Cassette single
  1. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Album Version) – 4:25
  2. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Album Instrumental) – 4:25

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold 500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

In media[edit]

An edited version of this song is used in the season 1 finale of the FX television series Atlanta. Later, in the season 2 episode Barbershop, the intersection of Headland and Delowe Avenues in East Point, Georgia is depicted. This intersection is mentioned in the second line of the song. The song is also featured in the Grand Theft Auto V video game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Outkast Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 23, 2021.
  2. ^ "Outkast Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 23, 2021.
  3. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Archived from the original on March 1, 2009. Retrieved August 27, 2010.
  4. ^ "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs – Year-End 1996". Billboard. Retrieved April 23, 2021.
  5. ^ "American single certifications – Outkast – Elevators (Me & You)". Recording Industry Association of America.

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