The Only Way Is Up (4:27)

Cover of Wanted

From Wanted and 102 other releases

The Only Way Is Up” is a song written by George Jackson and Johnny Henderson, originally released in 1980 as a single by soul singer Otis Clay. This popular cover became a chart-topping single for Yazz and the Plastic Population in 1988. It reached the top ten 10 in numerous countries’ singles charts

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  • hermann497

    Elektrofrosch

    23 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Tr1xx

    I just found out this was actually a cover . . . the original was by Otis Clay from 1980

    16 Aug 2014 Reply
  • nicorebel

    I love this song.. (5)

    24 Jul 2014 Reply
  • nicorebel

    I love this song.. (4)

    9 Jul 2014 Reply
  • nicorebel

    I love this song.. (3)

    12 Jun 2014 Reply
  • retroguy

    Always wondered how many people would buy their album thinking it was the other Yaz only to have an epic "WTF" moment once they played the record.

    18 May 2014 Reply
  • LegoTD

    For some reason this reminds me of ;Only You' by Yazoo. Don't know why haha

    15 Jan 2014 Reply
  • MusicLoverGirli

    One of 1988's finest! :D

    3 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Vallyre

    Funky.....

    17 Jun 2013 Reply
  • jujuguru

    Reminds me of Friday nights in "The Trap", Glossop back in 88/89

    18 Nov 2012 Reply
  • nicorebel

    I love this song..

    12 Nov 2012 Reply
  • JOAO3A

    puro Mariuzin....90 s

    23 Sep 2012 Reply
  • dandymark

    Yup......UP, UP, UP and away !!!!

    31 Mar 2012 Reply
  • whitester

    Spot on Nita ..........Start at the Bottom and work your way UP !!!

    9 Apr 2011 Reply
  • NitaD1

    The best direction to go....don't you think?

    8 Apr 2011 Reply
  • steamboat58

    Could not play, added to library, thanks Ingetraud

    17 Jan 2011 Reply
  • yyaxx

    But with you by my side I'll face what is come boy, I wanna thank you / for loving me this way / things may be a little hard now / but we'll find a brighter day

    8 Aug 2010 Reply
  • jetgar

    YEAH-YEAH-YEAH...HOLD ON !!!!!GREAT TRACK.....LOVE IT !!!!! THANKS SUZY....C",)

    21 May 2010 Reply
  • stormkeeper

    Although it's Hot Stuff, it's still a catchy tune >.>

    3 Apr 2010 Reply
  • ma_nu72

    *AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH!!!* STILL WINTERSLEEPING LAST.FM, EH??! >:o<

    15 Mar 2010 Reply
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