Elevators (Me & You)

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"Elevators (Me & You)"
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Single by Outkast
from the album ATLiens
ReleasedJuly 9, 1996
FormatCD
Recorded1995, Patchwerk Recording studios
Genre
Length4:25
Label
Songwriter(s)Benjamin, Patton
Outkast singles chronology
"Git Up, Git Out"
(1994)
"Elevators (Me & You)"
(1996)
"ATLiens"
(1996)

"Elevators (Me & You)" is the first single from hip hop group Outkast's second studio album, ATLiens. It peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100, being OutKast's biggest hit on the chart until the release of "Ms. Jackson" in 2000. The single also peaked at number one on the US Hot Rap Tracks chart. It was later featured on their compilation Big Boi and Dre Present... OutKast. R&B singer Kandi Burruss sought out the song "Me & U" from her 2010 Kandi Koated CD.

Track listing[edit]

CD single
  1. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Clean Version) – 4:35
  2. "Elevators (Me & You)" (LP Version) – 4:25
  3. "Elevators (Me & You)" (LP Instrumental) – 4:25
Maxi single
  1. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Crazy "C" Trunk Rattlin' Mix) – 4:35
  2. "Elevators (Me & You)" (ONP 86 Mix) – 4:35
  3. "Elevators (Me & You)" (ONP 86 Instrumental) – 4:36
  4. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Album Version) – 4:25
  5. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Crazy "C" Trunk Rattlin' Instrumental) – 4:33
12-inch vinyl single
  1. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Crazy "C" Trunk Rattlin' Mix) – 4:35
  2. "Elevators (Me & You)" (ONP 86 Mix) – 4:35
  3. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Acappella) – 4:00
  4. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Crazy "C" Trunk Rattlin' Instrumental) – 4:33
  5. "Elevators (Me & You)" (ONP 86 Instrumental) – 4:36
  6. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Album Version) – 4:25
Cassette single
  1. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Album Version) – 4:25
  2. "Elevators (Me & You)" (Album Instrumental) – 4:25

Charts and certifications[edit]

In media[edit]

An edited version of this song is used in the season 1 finale of the FX television series Atlanta (TV series). Later, in the season 2 episode Barbershop, the intersection of Headland and Delowe Avenues in East Point, Georgia is depicted. This intersection is mentioned in the second line of the song.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hot 100 : 1 – 10 | Billboard
  2. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Archived from the original on 2009-03-01. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
  3. ^ "American single certifications – OutKast – Elevators". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  4. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1996". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 109 (3): 61. January 18, 1997. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 7, 2015.

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