Somewhere Else (song)


Somewhere Else (song)

Infobox Single
Name = Somewhere Else


Artist = Razorlight
B-side = "Keep the Right Profile", "Hang By, Hang By"
from Album = Up All Night
Released = 2005-04-11
Format = 7", CD, Maxi-CD
Recorded = Sphere Studios, Abbey Road Studios, Brixton Academy
Genre = Indie rock
Length = 3:16
Label = Mercury, Vertigo Records
Writer = Johnny Borrell, Razorlight
Producer = Razorlight
Chart position = * #2 (UK Singles Chart)
Last single = "Rip It Up" (re-release)
(November 2004)
This single = "Somewhere Else"
(April 2005)
Next single = "In the Morning"
(July 2006)
Misc = Extra tracklisting
Type = studio
Album = Up All Night
prev_track = "Fall, Fall, Fall"
prev_no = 13
this_track = "Somewhere Else"
track_no = 14
next_track =
next_no = |

"Somewhere Else" is a song by Anglo-Swedish indie rock band Razorlight, and was featured as a bonus track on the 2005 re-release of their debut album "Up All Night". It was their first new material following that album and became their biggest hit to date in the United Kingdom when released as a single, reaching #2 in the UK Singles Chart. The track is primarily acoustic-driven, with a shimmering effect and gradual build-up, with an insistent chorus; "and I just can't help myself, I really really wish I could be somewhere else far from here".

Due to the time of the song's release, and the band's appearances at many festivals and events (including a headlining slot at the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds Festivals as well as Live 8 in 2005), it became something of a summer anthem.

The video features Johnny Borrell walking around various place in London, before returning to where he started at the beginning. A large portion of the video was filmed inside and outside the [http://fancyapint.com/pubs/pub949.html Northumberland Arms] pub.

Track listings

*7"
#"Somewhere Else"
#"Keep the Right Profile" (Dub version)
*2-track CD
#"Somewhere Else"
#"Keep the Right Profile"
*Maxi-CD
#"Somewhere Else"
#"Hang By, Hang By"
#"Up All Night" (live)
#*Enhanced section: link to download 5 free live tracks


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