Raincloud (song)

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"Raincloud"
Raincloud 2.jpg
UK CD single #1
Single by Lighthouse Family
from the album Postcards from Heaven
B-side"From a Desert to a Beach"
Released6 September 1997
FormatCD, cassette[1]
RecordedMiraval and Sarm West
GenrePop
Length4:06
LabelWildcard / Polydor
Songwriter(s)Paul Tucker, Martin Brammer, Tunde Baiyewu[2]
Producer(s)Mike Peden
Lighthouse Family singles chronology
"Loving Every Minute"
(1996)
"Raincloud"
(1997)
"High"
(1997)
Alternative cover
UK CD single #2
UK CD single #2

"Raincloud" is a song by British group Lighthouse Family, released as the duo's first pop single for their second album Postcards from Heaven (1997). The song was produced by Mike Peden. It was released as the second in September 1997 and reached the top 10 in the UK Singles Chart.

With "Raincloud", another song called "From a Desert to a Beach" was included. This song was not in any of the Lighthouse Family's albums apart from their remix album, Relaxed & Remixed.

Track listing[edit]

  • UK CD1
  1. "Raincloud" (7" Edit) — 4:05
  2. "Raincloud" (Mark!'s Tribal Madness Vocal) — 9:16
  3. "Raincloud" (Mark!'s Tribal Madness Dub) — 7:30
  4. "Raincloud" (Basement Boys Paradox Dub) — 6:42
  • UK CD2
  1. "Raincloud" (7" Edit) — 4:06
  2. "Raincloud" (D'Influence Remix Edit) — 4:27
  3. "From a Desert to a Beach" — 4:28
  4. "Raincloud" (Basement Boys Paradox Vocal) — 8:11
  • UK Cassette
  1. "Raincloud" (7" Edit) — 4:06
  2. "Raincloud" (D'Influence Remix Edit) — 4:27

Chart performance[edit]

When the Lighthouse Family released "Raincloud", they reached to #6 in the UK Singles Chart in October 1997. This meant that this was their second Top 10 hit and their first from their album "Postcards From Heaven". They were in the UK singles Chart for 7 weeks.

"Raincloud" was also a success in Australia following their #1 with High. It went to #29 in the Australia Singles Chart in November 1998 and were in the charts for 10 weeks. It also went to #47 in the French Singles Chart in January 1998 and #71 in the Dutch Singles Chart in December 1997.

The single "Raincloud" also went in the Eurochart Hot 100. The single peaked at #34 in October 1997. They stayed in the charts for 5 weeks.

Charts[edit]

Original release[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100) 34
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 6

Re-release[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 29
France (SNEP)[4] 47
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 70
Hungary (Mahasz)[6] 7
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[7] 71

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lighthouse Family". Web.archive.org. 2001-03-07. Archived from the original on March 7, 2001. Retrieved 2016-01-17.
  2. ^ "Lighthouse Family - Raincloud (Vinyl)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-01-17.
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Lighthouse Family – Raincloud". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  4. ^ "Lescharts.com – Lighthouse Family – Raincloud" (in French). Les classement single.
  5. ^ "Musicline.de – Lighthouse Family Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  6. ^ "Top 10 Hungary" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved May 6, 2018.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Lighthouse Family – Raincloud" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.

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