Enlighten Me

Enlighten Me

Infobox Single
Name = Enlighten Me

Cover size =
Caption =
Artist = Echo & the Bunnymen
Album = Reverberation
A-side =
B-side = "Lady Don't Fall Backwards"
Released = October 1990
Format = 7-inch, 12-inch, CD
Recorded =
Genre = Alternative rock
Length =
Label = Korova
Writer =
Producer =
Last single = "New Live and Rare" (1988)
This single = "Enlighten Me" (1990)
Next single = "Prove Me Wrong" (1991)
"Enlighten Me" is a single by Echo & the Bunnymen which was released in October 1990. It was the first single released by the band following Ian McCulloch's departure and subsequent replacement by Noel Burke as vocalist and it was the only single to be released from their 1990 album "Reverberation".

The single only reached number 96 on the UK Singles Chart,cite web | title = Chart Stats - Echo & The Bunnymen - Enlighten Me | url = http://www.chartstats.com/songinfo.php?id=18245 | publisher = Chart Stats | accessdate = 2008-05-02 ] but was a Top 10 hit in the U.S., reaching number 8 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart.cite web | title = Echo & the Bunnymen > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles | url = http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:fifyxqe5ldhe~T51 | publisher = Allmusic | accessdate = 2008-05-02 ] The single was released as a 7-inch single, a 12-inch single and a CD single by Korova.

Track listings

;7-inch single (Korova KOW44)
#"Enlighten Me"
#"Lady Don't Fall Backwards"

;12-inch single (Korova KOW44T) and CD single (Korova KOW44CD)
#"Enlighten Me"
#"Lady Don't Fall Backwards"
#"Enlighten Me (12" extended remix)"

Chart positions


*cite web | url = http://www.villiersterrace.com/disc/1989-1996.htm | title = Villiers Terrace.com - The Ultimate Echo and the Bunnymen Resource | accessdate = 2008-05-02

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