Harman Patil

The Line (Lisa Stansfield song)

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Format  CD single
Genre  R&B dance pop funk
Label  Arista
Recorded  1997
Length  4:26
Released  22 September 1997 (1997-09-22)

"The Line" is a song recorded by British singer Lisa Stansfield, released as the third European single from her eponymous album (1997). It was written by Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney and Terry Gamwell, and produced by Devaney and Peter Mokran. The song received positive reviews from music critics. It was released as a single in Europe on 22 September 1997 and reached number sixty-four in the United Kingdom.

The single included remixes created by various British producers: The Boilerhouse Boys, Ashley Beedle, Black Science Orchestra, Ian O'Brien, Snowboy, Danny Breaks and Mark Mendoza. An accompanying music video, directed by Rocky Schenck, was also released. After that, Stansfield embarked on a mini-tour in the United Kingdom in October and November 1997.

"The Line" (The Black Science Orchestra Mix) was later included on The Remix Album (1998) and on the two-CD edition of Biography: The Greatest Hits (2003). In 2014, remixes of "The Line" were included on the deluxe 2CD + DVD re-release of Lisa Stansfield. Additional remixes were featured on People Hold On ... The Remix Anthology (2014). All was included on The Collection 1989–2003.

Track listings

European CD single

  1. "The Line" (Album Edit) – 3:34
  2. "The Line" (Boilerhouse Radio Edit) – 4:05

European CD maxi-single

  1. "The Line" (Album Edit) – 3:34
  2. "The Line" (Boilerhouse Radio Edit) – 4:05
  3. "The Line" (Pure Funk Radio Edit) – 3:28
  4. "The Line" (Black Science Magic Vocal) – 6:14
  5. "The Line" (Ian O'Brien's Desert Funk Mix) – 8:37
  6. "The Line" (Snowboy's Extended Mix) – 4:20
  7. "The Line" (Loop Da Loop Gangster House Mix) – 6:56

European 12" single

  1. "The Line" (Black Science Magic Vocal) – 6:14
  2. "The Line" (Loop Da Loop Gangster House Mix) – 6:56
  3. "The Line" (Hippie Torrales Mentor Mix)
  4. "The Line" (Ian O'Brien's Desert Funk Mix) – 8:37

European promotional CD single

  1. "The Line" (Album Edit) – 3:34

UK promotional CD single

  1. "The Line" (Album Edit) – 3:34
  2. "The Line" (Boilerhouse Radio Edit) – 4:05
  3. "The Line" (Pure Funk Radio Edit) – 3:28
  4. "The Line" (Hippie Torrales Radio Edit) – 3:39
  5. "The Line" (Snowboy Radio Edit) – 3:33

UK promotional 12" single (Line 1)

  1. "The Line" (Loop Da Loop Uptown Mix)
  2. "The Line" (Loop Da Loop Downtown Mix)

UK promotional 12" single (Line 2)

  1. "The Line" (Black Science Magic Vocal) – 6:14
  2. "The Line" (Hippie Torrales Mix) – 6:41

UK promotional 12" single (Line 3)

  1. "The Line" (Pure Funk Mix) – 4:20
  2. "The Line" (Devaney & Mokran Mix) – 5:55

UK promotional 12" single (Line 4)

  1. "The Line" (Ian O'Brien's Desert Funk Mix) – 8:37
  2. "The Line" (Ian O'Brien's Benfleet 3:30 Mix) – 10:06

UK promotional 12" single (Line 5)

  1. "The Line" (Boilerhouse Mix)
  2. "The Line" (Snowboy Extended Mix) – 4:20

European promotional 12" single (Black Science Orchestra Vs Lisa Stansfield)

  1. "The Line" (Black Science Magic Session Part 1) – 5:51
  2. "The Line" (Black Science Magic Session Part 2) – 6:29

European promotional 12" single (Unreleased Pressure)

  1. "The Line" (Ian O'Brien's Benfleet 3:30 Mix) – 10:06
  2. "The Line" (Loop Da Loop Downtown Dub)

Other remixes

  1. "The Line" (The Black Science Orchestra Mix) – 5:58

References

The Line (Lisa Stansfield song) Wikipedia


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