Laura Ann Branigan (July 3, 1957 – August 26, 2004) was an American singer-songwriter. She is best known in the United States for her 1982 Platinum-certified hit “Gloria” and in Europe for the number-one single “Self Control”. Branigan is also remembered for the Top 10 “Solitaire” and for the number-one adult contemporary hit “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You”, as well as four other US Top 40 hits.
The year 1984 was the height of the European synth-pop era, and “Self Control”, the title track of Branigan’s third album, became her biggest hit internationally, topping the charts in over six countries, most notably West Germany, where it spent six weeks at #1.
The second single from the “Self Control” album was the dancefloor hit “The Lucky One” which reached #20 on the US charts and was remixed by Jack White and John Robie for the 12″ single release.
The Lucky One (Jack White Mix) 5:08
The Lucky One (John Robie Mix) 5:25