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Stop Living the Lie

"Stop Living the Lie" is the debut single of Scottish singer-songwriter David Sneddon, taken from his album Seven Years – Ten Weeks. It was released through Mercury Records on 13 January 2003. During its first week of release, it charted at number one on the UK Singles Chart and reached number five in Ireland. Sneddon performed the song on the BBC's Fame Academy show, which he went on to win in December 2002.

"Stop Living the Lie"
Single by David Sneddon
from the album Seven Years – Ten Weeks
Released13 January 2003
Length3:57
LabelMercury
Songwriter(s)David Sneddon
Producer(s)Paul Meehan, Nigel Lowis
David Sneddon singles chronology
"Stop Living the Lie"
(2003)
"Don't Let Go"
(2003)

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.

Contents

UK CD single

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

UK cassette single

  1. "Stop Living the Lie"
  2. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" (acoustic)

Weekly charts

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100) 7
Ireland (IRMA) 5
Scotland (OCC) 1
UK Singles (OCC) 1

Year-end charts

Chart (2003) Position
UK Singles (OCC) 18

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI) Silver 200,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

  1. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 681–2. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  2. Stop Living the Lie (UK CD single liner notes). David Sneddon. Mercury Records. 2002. 063 729-2.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  3. Stop Living the Lie (UK cassette single sleeve). David Sneddon. Mercury Records. 2003. 063 729-4.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  4. "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles"(PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 21 no. 6. 1 February 2003. p. 11. Retrieved29 January 2021.
  5. "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Stop Living the Lie". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  6. "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  7. "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  8. "End of Year Charts: 2003"(PDF). UKChartsPlus. Retrieved16 June 2018.
  9. "British single certifications – David Sneddon – Stop Living the Lie". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved29 January 2021.

Stop Living the Lie
Stop Living the Lie Language Watch Edit Stop Living the Lie is the debut single of Scottish singer songwriter David Sneddon taken from his album Seven Years Ten Weeks It was released through Mercury Records on 13 January 2003 During its first week of release it charted at number one on the UK Singles Chart and reached number five in Ireland Sneddon performed the song on the BBC s Fame Academy show which he went on to win in December 2002 Stop Living the Lie Single by David Sneddonfrom the album Seven Years Ten WeeksReleased13 January 2003 1 Length3 57LabelMercurySongwriter s David SneddonProducer s Paul Meehan Nigel LowisDavid Sneddon singles chronology Stop Living the Lie 2003 Don t Let Go 2003 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 Contents 1 Track listings 2 Charts 2 1 Weekly charts 2 2 Year end charts 3 Certifications 4 References 5 External linksTrack listings EditUK CD single 2 Stop Living the Lie Goodnight Girl Don t Let the Sun Go Down on Me acoustic UK cassette single 3 Stop Living the Lie Don t Let the Sun Go Down on Me acoustic Charts EditWeekly charts Edit Chart 2003 Peak positionEurope Eurochart Hot 100 4 7Ireland IRMA 5 5Scotland OCC 6 1UK Singles OCC 7 1 Year end charts Edit Chart 2003 PositionUK Singles OCC 8 18Certifications EditRegion Certification Certified units salesUnited Kingdom BPI 9 Silver 200 000 Shipments figures based on certification alone References Edit Roberts David 2006 British Hit Singles amp Albums 19th ed London Guinness World Records Limited pp 681 2 ISBN 1 904994 10 5 Stop Living the Lie UK CD single liner notes David Sneddon Mercury Records 2002 063 729 2 CS1 maint others in cite AV media notes link Stop Living the Lie UK cassette single sleeve David Sneddon Mercury Records 2003 063 729 4 CS1 maint others in cite AV media notes link Eurochart Hot 100 Singles PDF Music amp Media Vol 21 no 6 1 February 2003 p 11 Retrieved 29 January 2021 The Irish Charts Search Results Stop Living the Lie Irish Singles Chart Retrieved 28 January 2020 Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100 Official Charts Company Official Singles Chart Top 100 Official Charts Company End of Year Charts 2003 PDF UKChartsPlus Retrieved 16 June 2018 British single certifications David Sneddon Stop Living the Lie British Phonographic Industry Retrieved 29 January 2021 External links EditLyrics of this song at MetroLyrics This 2000s pop song related article is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Stop Living the Lie amp oldid 1041283590, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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