The Dream Academy – Life In A Northern Town – Official Music Video.
The song was written by band members Gilbert Gabriel and Nick Laird-Clowes. It was released as the first single from Dream Academy’s debut eponymous album (1985). The single peaked at number 4 in Australia, #7 in Canada and Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and at #15 in the UK. “Life In A Northern Town” was covered by many artists including duo Sugarland (2007) and Rick Springfield (2005). It was also sampled in Dario G’s dance hit “Sunchyme”.