Trip the Light Fantastic
is the third solo album by British
pop singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor
. It was released on May 21, 2007 following the release of the lead single, "Catch You
" and the second single, "Me and My Imagination
". The album was available on the internet on May 18, 2007, three days before the UK release date. It debuted inside the UK albums chart at #7 and has to date sold 42,753 copies in the United Kingdom.
"Today the Sun's on Us
" was the third single released from the album. It was released on August 13, 2007 and prompted the album to re-enter the charts at #99. In an interview with Digital Spy
on 2 August 2007, Sophie confirmed that the fourth single was to be "If I Can't Dance". However, the release of a fourth single from the album was cancelled as Sophie's then-next single became the first from her following album.
The album can be purchased in the United States
. The track "If I Can't Dance" also features in the 2007 film St Trinian's
Ellis-Bextor claimed she had recorded four duets for the album, however, no duets appear in the final track listing. Dan Gillespie Sells
provides backing vocals for two songs on the album and Fred Schneider
lends vocals on one. Sophie said that she wouldn't be posing on the cover but she later confirmed she would actually appear. She commented, "It's sparkly, but hopefully it's got a bit more depth than just a nice picture... Read More