|Single by the La's|
|from the album The La's|
|Released||3 September 1990|
|Studio||Eden Studios, London|
|Label||Go! Discs (GOLAS 4)|
|The La's singles chronology|
"Timeless Melody" is a rock song written by Liverpool singer/guitarist Lee Mavers and recorded by Mavers' band The La's.
The music video contains footage from live shows (parts of which are slowed down), depictions of Egyptian hieroglyphs, a short animated sequence, and clips shot at a studio. The video ends with a view of the night sky with stars forming the name of the band.
|Charts (1990–1991)||Peak position(s)|
|UK Singles Chart||57|
|U.S. Modern Rock Tracks||12|
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