Lost in the Sun (song)

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"Lost in the Sun"
A woman stands staring at the sun with her arms and hands touching the back of her head
Single by Ivy
from the album All Hours
B-side "We Try"
Released April 10, 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre Indie pop
Length 3:27
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Adam Schlesinger
  • Andy Chase
Ivy singles chronology
"Fascinated"
(2011)
"Lost in the Sun"
(2012)

"Fascinated"
(2011)
"Lost in the Sun"
(2012)

"Lost in the Sun" is a song by American indie rock band Ivy. It was released as the third and final single from their sixth studio album, All Hours (2011). It was issued in the United States on April 10, 2012 as a digital download by Nettwerk and Unfiltered Records. The single was written and produced by Adam Schlesinger and Andy Chase.

Background and composition[edit]

In Matt Collar's AllMusic description of the track, he stated that it is a "more detached electronica" song with "a slick if still airy mix of melodic guitar pop".[1]

Critical reception[edit]

"Lost in the Sun" received mixed to positive reviews from critics. John Bergstrom of PopMatters enjoyed "Lost in the Sun", but preferred Ivy's "World Without You" more.[2]

Music video[edit]

A music video for the song was filmed in early 2012 and released on August 23, 2012.[3] The video shows singer Dominique Durand lounging on the beach while singing the song.

Track listings and formats[edit]

United States digital download[4]
No.TitleLength
1."Lost in the Sun"3:27
2."We Try"4:00

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits and personnel adapted from All Hours liner notes and Ivy's AllMusic discography.[5][6]

Personnel

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States[4] April 10, 2012 Digital download Unfiltered, Nettwerk America

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collar, Matt. "Ivy – All Hours". AllMusic. Retrieved April 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ Bergstrom, John (September 28, 2011). "Ivy – All Hours". PopMatters. Retrieved 16 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ivy - Lost In The Sun - Official Music Video". YouTube. Retrieved 6 December 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Lost in the Sun - Single". iTunes. Retrieved December 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ All Hours (Liner notes). Ivy (band). New York City, New York: Nettwerk. 2011. 
  6. ^ "Ivy – All Hours: Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved April 19, 2016.