Hideaway (De'Lacy song)

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"Hideaway"
Hideaway (De'Lacy song).jpg
Single by De'Lacy
B-side"Remix"
Released1995 (1995)
Format
Genre
Length
  • 3:27 (Deep Dish Radio Edit)
  • 4:06 (1994 Radio Edit)
Label
Songwriter(s)
  • Kevin Hedge
  • Josh Milan
Producer(s)Blaze
De'Lacy singles chronology
"Hideaway"
(1995)
"That Look"
(1996)
Music video
"Hideaway" on YouTube
1998 Cover
1998 Edition Cover
1998 Edition Cover
2006 Cover
2006 Edition Cover
2006 Edition Cover

"Hideaway" is a 1995 song by American house-music group De'Lacy. It features vocals by lead vocalist Rainie Lassiter. The song is written by Kevin Hedge and Josh Milan, and produced by Blaze. The Deep Dish remix peaked at number 1 in Italy[2] and number 8 in Israel. In the UK, "Hideaway" reached number 9[3] and on the Eurochart Hot 100, it reached number 12. The song has been remixed and re-released several times. A remixed version, called "Hideaway 1998", which featured a mix by Nu‑Birth,[4] peaked at number 21 in 1998. The song was released a third time in 2006 and reached number 82 in the Netherlands.

Critical reception[edit]

Music & Media wrote about the song: "De'Lacey is set to take over Europe with the stompin' houser Hideway. Beguiling female vocals, deep bass sways, catchy percussion and anticipatory hesitance add up to a winner of a track."[5]

Impact and legacy[edit]

Music critic Tom Ewing said that "Hideaway" was probably his "favourite single of 1995."[6]

Mixmag ranked it 2nd in their list of 'The Greatest Songs of 1995', whilst Face ranked it 21st.[7] In 1996, Mixmag ranked the song at number 52 in their list of 'The 100 Best Dance Singles of All Time', and they also nominated the song for their 'Greatest Dance Track of All Time' title in 2012.[8]

The Guardian featured the song on their 'A history of modern music: Dance' in 2011.[9]

Accolades[edit]

Year Publisher Country Accolade Rank
1996 Mixmag United Kingdom "The 100 Best Dance Singles of All Time"[10] 52
1998 DJ Magazine United Kingdom "Top 100 Club Tunes"[11] 10
2004 IDJ United States "The 50 Greatest Dance Singles"[12] 28
2011 The Guardian United Kingdom "A history of modern music: Dance"[13] *
2011 MTV Dance United Kingdom "The 100 Biggest 90's Dance Anthems Of All Time"[14] 42
2018 Mixmag United Kingdom "The 30 best vocal house anthems ever"[15] *

(*) indicates the list is unordered.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop)[16] 36
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[17] 12
Iceland (Íslenski Listinn Topp 40)[18] 28
Ireland (IRMA) 17
Israel (Israel Top-30) 8
Italy (FIMI)[19] 1
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[20] 27
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[21] 23
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[22] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 9
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[23] 1
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[24] 38
Chart (1998) Peak
position
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[25] 70
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[26] 32
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 21
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[27] 3
Chart (2006) Peak
position
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[28] 82

Cover versions, samples and remixes[edit]

The group Sol Brothers sampled "Hideaway" in their song "That Elvis Track" in 1997.

British DJ and producer duo Hoxton Whores covered "Hideaway" in 2003.

Barefoot covered "Hideaway" on the 2005 single "It's Like That/Hideaway".

David Morales collaborated with Blondewearingblack in 2018 to release a cover on his own DIRIDIM label.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amped: Annie Mac". mixmag.net. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  2. ^ Inc, Nielsen Business Media (21 October 1995). "Billboard". Nielsen Business Media, Inc. – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "De'Lacy: 'Hideaway'". Discogs.
  4. ^ "De'Lacy: 'Hideaway 1998'". Discogs.
  5. ^ "Music & Media: Dance Grooves" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  6. ^ Ewing, Tom (2 June 2013). "THE OUTHERE BROTHERS – "Don't Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)"". FreakyTrigger. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Hideaway". Acclaimed Music. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Hideaway". Acclaimed Music. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  9. ^ "A history of modern music: Dance". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  10. ^ "Hideaway". Acclaimed Music. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  11. ^ "DJ Magazine Top 100 Club Tunes (1998)". discogs.com. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  12. ^ "Hideaway". Acclaimed Music. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  13. ^ "A history of modern music: Dance". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  14. ^ MTV Dance Tuesday 27.12.2011
  15. ^ "The 30 best vocal house anthems ever". Mixmag. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  16. ^ http://www.danishcharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=De%27Lacy&titel=Hideaway&cat=s
  17. ^ http://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-Music-and-Media/90s/1995/MM-1995-09-09.pdf
  18. ^ "Íslenski Listinn Topp 40 (14.10.1995 - 20.10.1995)" (PDF). Dagblaðið Vísir - Tónlist. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  19. ^ Italian Singles Chart 05.09.1996-26.09.1996
  20. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – De'Lacy" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  21. ^ http://www.danishcharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=De%27Lacy&titel=Hideaway&cat=s
  22. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100 (03 September 1995-09 September 1995)". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  23. ^ "Official UK Dance Singles Chart (27 August 1995-02 September 1995)". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  24. ^ "Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 19 May 2011.
  25. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  26. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100 08 February 1998 - 14 February 1998". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  27. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40 08 February 1998 - 14 February 1998". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  28. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – De'Lacy – Hideaway 2006" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.