Ain't Got Far to Go

Album: I Cry When I Laugh (2015)
Charted: 45


  • Jess Glynne wrote this song with songwriter Janee "Jin Jin" Bennett whom she met during a music course at an East London college. Bennett is affiliated with Universal Music Publishing Group in the UK and co-penned several tracks for Glynne's debut album, I Cry When I Laugh, including the singles "Right Here" and "Hold My Hand" as well as the singer's second collaboration with Clean Bandit, "Real Love." She also co-penned the hit single "Drunk and Incapable" for Krishane featuring Melissa Steel.
  • The song was produced by sometime Ellie Goulding collaborator Starsmith and supplier of beats to Wretch 32, Knox Brown.
  • This was released as an instant download for those who pre-ordered I Cry When I Laugh.


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