Stop Living the Lie

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"Stop Living the Lie"
Single by David Sneddon
from the album Seven Years – Ten Weeks
Released 13 January 2003
Format CD single, Cassette
Genre Pop
Label Mercury Records
Songwriter(s) David Sneddon
Producer(s) Meehan, Lowis
David Sneddon singles chronology
"Stop Living the Lie"
"Don't Let Go"
"Stop Living the Lie"
"Don't Let Go"
Seven Years - Ten Weeks track listing
"Time to Fall Down"
"Stop Living the Lie"
"All My Life"

"Stop Living the Lie" was written by the singer-songwriter David Sneddon, and was his debut release single in January 2003.[1] The single was released on 13 January 2003 and, during its first week, it charted at number one in the UK Singles Chart,[1] as well as reaching number five in Ireland. The song was from his UK Albums Chart No. 5 hit, Seven Years – Ten Weeks. Sneddon performed the song on the BBC's Fame Academy show, which he went on to win in December 2002.

Track listing[edit]

Both the CD and cassette editions featured the radio edit of the song, a cover of Wet Wet Wet's "Goodnight Girl", and an acoustic version of Elton John's "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me", a song he performed live during the Fame Academy final shows.

  1. "Stop Living the Lie"
  2. "Goodnight Girl"
  3. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"


Chart (2003) Peak
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 5
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 1


Country Certification
United Kingdom Silver[4]


  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 681–2. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Chart Track: Week 3, 2003". Irish Singles Chart.
  3. ^ "Archive Chart: 2003-01-25" UK Singles Chart.
  4. ^ "BPI – Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2003-02-08. 

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Preceded by
"Sound of the Underground" by Girls Aloud
UK number-one single
19 January 2003 - 1 February 2003
Succeeded by
"All the Things She Said" by t.A.T.u.