Hitmakers: The songwriting secrets behind the Lighthouse Family's High

Ben Homewood

Back in the 1990s, the Lighthouse Family did emotional pop songs better than anyone. Here, songwriter Paul Tucker recalls the heartache and personal upheaval that fed into High, the duo’s most successful hit to date…

I started writing High in January 1997. It was at the end of the year when Ocean Drive had broken for us and there was a feeling that we needed to make a second album quickly.

I’m giving you everything here. On New Year’s Eve ...

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