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
Studio
GenrePop
Length4:06
Label
Songwriter(s)
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 on 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.

Chart performance[edit]

When the Lighthouse Family released "Raincloud", they reached to No. 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 No. 1 with High. It went to No. 29 on the Australia Singles Chart in November 1998 and were in the charts for 10 weeks. It also went to No. 47 on the French Singles Chart in January 1998 and No. 71 on the Dutch Singles Chart in December 1997.

The single "Raincloud" also went in the Eurochart Hot 100. The single peaked at No. 34 in October 1997. They stayed in the charts for 5 weeks.

Track listings[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

Charts[edit]

Chart (1997–1999) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 29
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[2] 7
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[3] 34
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[4] 34
France (SNEP)[5] 47
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 70
Hungary (Mahasz)[7] 7
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[8] 71
Scotland (OCC)[9] 12
UK Singles (OCC)[10] 6
UK R&B (OCC)[11] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Lighthouse Family – Raincloud". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  2. ^ "Ultratop.be – Lighthouse Family – Raincloud" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Lighthouse Family – Raincloud" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 14 no. 42. 18 October 1997. p. 13. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Lighthouse Family – Raincloud" (in French). Les classement single.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Lighthouse Family – Raincloud" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts.
  7. ^ "Top National Sellers" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 15 no. 1–3. 17 January 1998. p. 14. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Lighthouse Family – Raincloud" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  9. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  10. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  11. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 22 January 2021.

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