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Halfway To Paradise
Billy Fury

Halfway To Paradise is a classic pop big-ballad with a massive orchestral backing to elevate it. Fury’s may not have been the best voice in the world, but its plaintive tone struck just the right note for this song’s theme of a love that remains “so near, yet so far away”.
Billy Fury
Song facts
Composer Goffin & King
Genre  Pop
Released 1961
UK Chart
Position
3
In cover versions
Nick Lowe
Nick Lowe, Jimmy Ruffin and Ben E. King have all brought their own singing talents to Halfway To Paradise.

audio icon Listen to Nick Lowe sing Halfway To Paradise

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Billy Fury
93%
Nick Lowe
7%

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