Only You
by Cheat Codes (featuring Little Mix)

Album: Ministry of Sound Presents Love Island: The Pool Party (2018)
Charted: 13


  • This feel-good summer pop tune is a collaboration between Cheat Codes and Little Mix. Written by Cheat Codes with The Six and Digital Farm Animals, the LA DJ trio knew instantly they wanted the vocals of the UK girl band on the track.
  • The club track starts slowly and pensively before building to a huge hook. Lyrically. it finds Little Mix and Cheat Codes' Trevor Dahl singing about a crumbling Paris romance. The LA DJ trio explained:

    "When we did 'Only You' we wanted to tell a story that a lot of people are familiar with, like picturing love as your favourite movie and this is the final scene. You don't want it to ever end but unfortunately there's no way to rewind the footage, the memories of that love are all we hold. Only You is about that special someone that no matter where you are in the universe your stars still align."
  • Directed by Frank Borin, the LGBTQ-themed storyline highlights a dreamy gay romance, shot at a moonlit house party. The clip stars actress Peyton List, whose TV and film credits include the series Jessie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and 27 Dresses.


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Psychedelic Lyrics

Psychedelic LyricsMusic Quiz

Whoa man! Do you know which band came up with these cosmic lyrics?

Billy Joe Shaver

Billy Joe ShaverSongwriter Interviews

The outlaw country icon talks about the spiritual element of his songwriting and his Bob Dylan mention.

Dexys (Kevin Rowland and Jim Paterson)

Dexys (Kevin Rowland and Jim Paterson)Songwriter Interviews

"Come On Eileen" was a colossal '80s hit, but the band - far more appreciated in their native UK than stateside - released just three albums before their split. Now, Dexys is back.

Band Names

Band NamesFact or Fiction

Was "Pearl" Eddie Vedder's grandmother, and did she really make a hallucinogenic jam? Did Journey have a contest to name the group? And what does KISS stand for anyway?

John Doe of X

John Doe of XSongwriter Interviews

With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.

Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins

Tom Bailey of Thompson TwinsSongwriter Interviews

Tom stopped performing Thompson Twins songs in 1987, in part because of their personal nature: "Hold Me Now" came after an argument with his bandmate/girlfriend Alannah Currie.