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Oooh yeah Looking back I know I was walking around in disguise In disguise I was just a lost soul I needed a guide And the moment that you came to change my life (Looking back together yeah) You fired up my heart and made me smile And you and I know that I'm a different person Yeah Turn my world around I'm a different person Yeah Turn my world around I'm a different person Yeah Turn my world around (World around) Fears I had All fading away by the minute and I Feel alive You untwisted all of my troubles inside Like a little piece of heaven finally found (Looking back together yeah) You rebuilt my heart up from the ground And you and I know baby I'm a different person Yeah Turn my world around I'm a different person Yeah Turn my world around (oh yeah yeah) I'm a different person Yeah Turn my world around (yeah you turn my world around) I'm a different person Yeah Turn my world around (world around, oh yeah yeah) I'm... yeah I'm... yeah Oh you fired up my heart and made me smile And you and I know baby Turn my world around Oh yeah yeah I'm a different person Yeah Turn my world around (yeah you turn my world around) I'm a different person (oh yeah yeah) Yeah Turn my world around I'm a different person Yeah Turn my world around (world around, oh yeah yeah)
Written by: Max Reich, Fulvio Perniola, Gianni Bini, George Brown, Sylvia Maruca, Karen Poole, Simon Marlin, Patrick Moten
Lyrics © SYL MAC MUSIC PUBLISHING, BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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20 facts about this song
- "Lola's Theme" is a house music track, a genre well-known for its upbeat tones and dance-focused rhythms.
- The song was released on 19 July 2004. It was the debut single of the British house duo, The Shapeshifters.
- "Lola's Theme" quickly rose to fame, reaching number one on the UK Singles Chart in its first week.
- The theme was uniquely inspired by and named after the wife of one of the group members.
- The song's uplifting lyrics feature themes of change and personal growth, stemming from lines like "I'm a different person."
United States Release
- Although the song reached worldwide acclaim, it didn't officially get released as a single in the United States until 2005.
- The Shapeshifters sampled Johnny Taylor's "What About My Love" in "Lola's Theme".
- Although the group has had other successful songs, "Lola's Theme" is the one most frequently requested at shows and performances.
- The music video for "Lola's Theme" features scenes of individuals transforming into more glamorous versions of themselves, which perfectly aligns with the song's lyrics about personal transformation.
- The track won the 2004 World Music Award for the world's best-selling dance single.
- "Lola's Theme" has been used in various forms of pop culture, including television shows, movies, and even video games like the popular dance game, 'Just Dance.'
- In 2018, The Shapeshifters re-released "Lola's Theme" for its 14th anniversary in a new mix format, proving its timeless appeal.
- Despite being released over a decade ago, "Lola's Theme" remains one of the most iconic dance tracks and continues to be played in clubs worldwide.
- The song was released under the Positiva label, a subset of EMI Records.
- The song features the English soul singer, Cookie, adding a unique layer to this popular dance track.
- "Lola's Theme" is the lead single from The Shapeshifters’ debut album "Sound Advice".
- Over the years, several artists have covered "Lola's Theme", including the X Factor UK winner, Ben Haenow.
- Soon after its release, "Lola's Theme" became an anthem in the club scene around the world. It also helped boost the popularity of house music as a mainstay in the dance music scene.
- Many DJs and producers have remixed "Lola's Theme", adding their own unique spin and introducing the track to new audiences.
- When first released, the single was available on vinyl and CD, but its success was also boosted by the emerging market for digital downloads.
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