Label: Nexus - KICS 1838/9 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Power Metal
The song was released in the United Kingdom on 15 February The song was re-released in February as the sixth single from the album, this time reaching number 8 on the US Billboard Hot and number 15 on the UK Singles Chart. Musically, the song is written in E majorwith a tempo of bpm.
The original music video showed Smith and their friends at a casino. Following the announcement of the re-release, it was removed from YouTube and Vevo. It was announced on 30 January that Smith would re-release "Lay Me Down" as the sixth single from their album In the Lonely Hour following commercial success with his previous singles.
Smith recorded a new version of the song for its re-release with the track's original producers. The music video for the re-release, which replaced the original, was recorded in St Margaret's Church, Lee, South East London, with the permission of the Rector the Revd.
Alan Race. It was shot in one sequence. It depicts Smith at a funeral in the church standing in front of the deceased's coffin, then a flashback reveals that Smith actually married the man in question in the same church. The video then returns to the present day, some time after the funeral, with Smith mourning the loss of their husband in the empty church. This version was released the same day and all Lay Down [English Version] - Anthem - Ultimate Best Of Nexus Years from the track's sales benefit the charity.
Smith sings the opening verse and first chorus with Legend on the piano, then Legend joins in with the second verse. Some later parts are a duet by the two artists. Smith and Legend also appear in a new video for the charity. It was In The Air - Anika Moa - Love In Motion by Smith on their official Vevo account. The music video is also broadcast nationally on BBC One.
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