Let Us Move On

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"Let Us Move On"
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"Let Us Move On" cover
Promotional single by Dido featuring Kendrick Lamar from the album Girl Who Got Away
Released 17 December 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded
  • 2012;
  • Enormous Studios, LA
  • Ark Studios[1]
Genre Trip hop[2]
Length 4:31
Label Sony
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Dido Armstrong
  • Rollo Armstrong
  • Jeff Bhasker

"Let Us Move On" is a song by English singer Dido. It features the vocals from American rapper Kendrick Lamar. The song was released in the United Kingdom on 17 December 2012 as a promotional single from her fourth studio album Girl Who Got Away (2013). The song was written by Kendrick Lamar, Dido Armstrong, Rollo Armstrong, Jeff Bhasker and Pat Reynolds. This song was also featured on Aimee Lagos's film No Good Deed, starring Taraji P. Henson and Idris Elba.

Background[edit]

On Twitter Dido talked about the meaning of the song saying "Just that life is long and bad times will pass x"[3]

Music video[edit]

Lyric video[edit]

A lyric video to accompany the release of "Let Us Move On" was first released onto YouTube on 18 December 2012 at a total length of four minutes and twenty-one seconds.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Let Us Move On" (featuring Kendrick Lamar) 4:31

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Written by Dido Armstrong, Rollo Armstrong, Jeff Bhasker, Kendrick Lamar and Pat Reynolds
  • Produced by Rollo and Dido
  • Mixed by Ash Howes, Rollo and Dido
  • Engineered by Pawel Sek
  • Recorded at Enormous Studios, LA and Ark Studios
  • Vocals by Dido and Kendrick Lamar
  • Background vocals by Jeff Bhasker
  • All instruments performed by Jeff Bhasker
  • Additional organ and bass by Ash Howes
  • Drum programming by Plain Pat and Rollo
  • Mastered by Tom Coyne at Sterling Sound

Credits adapted from Girl Who Got Away album liner notes.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

The song peaked at number 24 on the South Korea Gaon International Chart.

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
South Korea Gaon International Chart[5] 24

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 17 December 2012[6] Digital download RCA Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dido Armstrong, Dido (2013). Girl Who Got Away (CD liner notes). RCA Records. p. 10. 88765442322. 
  2. ^ Sullivan, Caroline (28 February 2013). "Dido: Girl Who Got Away – review". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Album listening party | The Official Dido Site. didomusic.com/
  4. ^ Dido feat. Kendrick Lamar - Let Us Move On (Lyric Video) on YouTube
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 December 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2012. 
  6. ^ iTunes - Music - Let Us Move On (feat. Kendrick Lamar) - Single by Dido