Lifted (Lighthouse Family song)

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"Lifted"
Lighthouse Family Lifted.jpg
Single by Lighthouse Family
from the album Ocean Drive
B-side "Absolutely Everything"
Released 22 May 1995 (UK)
5 February 1996 (Re-release) (UK)
24 June 1996 (Austria)
Format CD, 12", cassette[1]
Recorded Battery Studios 1995
Genre Pop, Easy Listening
Length 4:31
Label Wildcard / Polydor
Writer(s) Paul Tucker, Tunde Baiyewu, Martin Brammer
Producer(s) Mike Peden
Lighthouse Family singles chronology
"Lifted"
(1995)
"Ocean Drive"
(1995)
Greatest Hits track listing
"Lifted"
(1)
"Ocean Drive"
(2)
Alternative cover
Second re-released cover of "Lifted", released 4 June 1999

"Lifted" is a song written by British duo Lighthouse Family, for their debut album Ocean Drive (1996). The song was produced by Mike Peden. It was released as the lead single on May 1995 and reached the top 70 in the United Kingdom. It was later re-released on February 1996 and reached the top 10 in the United Kingdom. In 1999, "Lifted" was again re-released but with a different single cover.

The song was used as the official campaign song for the British Labour Party under Tony Blair in the 2001 general election.

Track listing and formats[edit]

# Title Length
UK CD single[2]
1. "Lifted" (full mix)
2. "Beautiful Night"
3. "Absolutely Everything" 4:18
4. "Lifted" (instrumental)
# Title Length
UK CD single[3]
1. "Lifted" (7" edit)
2. "Lifted" (Linslee extended mix)
3. "Lifted" (Linslee instrumental)
4. "Lifted" (Nostalgia Freaks dub)
# Title Length
UK CD single Re-release
1. "Lifted" (Single Version) 4:31
2. "Lifted" (Jones Nu Horizon Club Mix)
3. "Lifted" (Jones Nu Horizon Club Mix Edit)
4. "Lifted" (Rokstone R&B Mix)
5. "Lifted" (Linslee 7" Mix)
6. "Lifted" (Jones Nu Horizon Dub)

Charts[edit]

Original release[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 61

Re-release[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 36
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100) 15
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 15
Germany (Official German Charts)[3] 62
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[4] 85
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 4

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