Hideaway (De'Lacy song)

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"Hideaway"
Hideaway (De'Lacy song).jpg
Single by De'Lacy
B-side "Remix"
Released 1995 (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)
"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 is widely regarded as one of the biggest club anthems, and has been remixed and re-released several times.

Release[edit]

"Hideaway" was written by Kevin Hedge and Josh Milan, published by Corp. of America and Kumba Music (BMI), and produced by Blaze. It is sung by lead vocalist Rainie Lassiter. The Deep Dish remix peaked at number 1 in Italy[2] and number 9 on the UK Singles Chart in 1995.[3] 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.

Impact and legacy[edit]

Music critic Tom Ewing said that "Hideaway" was probably his "favourite single of 1995."[5]

Mixmag ranked it 2nd in their list of The Greatest Songs of 1995, whilst Face ranked it 21st.[6]

Mixmag ranked the song at number 52 in their list of The 100 Best Dance Singles of All Time in 1996, and also nominated the song for their Greatest Dance Track of All Time title in 2012.[7]

DJ Magazine ranked it number 10 in their list of Top 100 Club Tunes in 1998.[8]

IDJ ranked it number 28 in their list of The 50 Greatest Dance Singles in 2004, .[9]

The Guardian featured the song on their A history of modern music: Dance in 2011.[10]

MTV Dance ranked "Hideaway" at #42 in their list of The 100 Biggest 90's Dance Anthems Of All Time in November 2011.[11]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
Belgium (Belgian Singles Chart)[12] 36
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[13] 12
Iceland (Íslenski Listinn Topp 40)[14] 28
Ireland (Irish Singles Chart) 17
Italy (Italian Singles Chart)[15] 1
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[16] 27
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[17] 23
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[18] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 9
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[19] 1
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[20] 38

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".

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. ^ Ewing, Tom (2 June 2013). "THE OUTHERE BROTHERS – "Don't Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)"". FreakyTrigger. Retrieved 18 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Hideaway". Acclaimed Music. Retrieved 19 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "Hideaway". Acclaimed Music. Retrieved 19 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "DJ Magazine Top 100 Club Tunes (1998)". discogs.com. Retrieved 2017-03-04. 
  9. ^ "Hideaway". Acclaimed Music. Retrieved 19 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "A history of modern music: Dance". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 March 2017. 
  11. ^ MTV Dance Tuesday 27.12.2011
  12. ^ http://www.danishcharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=De%27Lacy&titel=Hideaway&cat=s
  13. ^ http://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-Music-and-Media/90s/1995/MM-1995-09-09.pdf
  14. ^ "Íslenski Listinn Topp 40 (14.10.1995-20.10.1995)" (PDF). Dagblaðið Vísir - Tónlist. Retrieved 2018-02-03. 
  15. ^ Italian Singles Chart 05.09.1996-26.09.1996
  16. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – De'Lacy" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  17. ^ http://www.danishcharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=De%27Lacy&titel=Hideaway&cat=s
  18. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100 (03 September 1995-09 September 1995)". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2018-02-08. 
  19. ^ "Official UK Dance Singles Chart (27 August 1995-02 September 1995)". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2018-02-09. 
  20. ^ "Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles". Allmusic.com. Retrieved May 19, 2011.