Golden Touch (song)

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"Golden Touch"
Golden touch.jpg
Single by Razorlight
from the album Up All Night
B-side "Dean, Take Your Time", "If You Know What You Know", "Losing Your Mind"
Released 14 June, 2004
Format 7", CD
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock
Length 3:25
Label Vertigo
Songwriter(s) Johnny Borrell
Producer(s) John Cornfield
Razorlight singles chronology
"Stumble and Fall"
"Golden Touch"
"Stumble and Fall"
(January 2004)
"Golden Touch"
(June 2004)
(September 2004)
Up All Night track listing
"Don't Go Back to Dalston"
"Golden Touch"
"Stumble and Fall"

"Golden Touch" is a song by Anglo-Swedish indie rock band Razorlight and is the eighth track on their 2004 debut album Up All Night. It was also released as the fourth single from that album in June 2004 and peaked at #9 in the UK Singles Chart (see 2004 in British music). In 2006 it came 87th in Q's 100 greatest songs ever.

The song is based on MTV2 and Queens of Noize DJ Mairead Nash with whom Johnny Borrell had a brief relationship.[1] The song was featured in Pontiac television commercials in North America.

Track listing[edit]

  • 7"
  1. "Golden Touch"
  2. "Dean, Take Your Time"
  • CD
  1. "Golden Touch"
  2. "Bright Lights" (demo)
  • Limited edition CD
  1. "Golden Touch"
  2. "If You Know What I Know"
  3. "Losing Your Mind"

Other appearances[edit]


"Golden Touch" was covered by Corinne Bailey Rae in 2006.


  1. ^ Razorlight, T in the Park 2005, BBC.