After the Love Has Gone (Steps song)

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"After the Love Has Gone"
Single by Steps
from the album Steptacular
B-side "My Best Friend's Girl"
Released 11 October 1999 (UK, Netherlands)
1 November 1999 (Australia)
15 November 1999 (Sweden)
1999 (South America)
Format CD Single, cassette
Recorded 1999
Genre Pop
Length 4:35
Label Jive/EBUL
Writer(s) Mark Topham
Karl Twigg
Lance Ellington[1]
Producer(s) Mark Topham
Karl Twigg
Pete Waterman
Steps singles chronology
"Love's Got a Hold on My Heart"
(1999)
"After the Love Has Gone'"
(1999)
"Say You'll Be Mine / Better the Devil You Know"
(1999)

"After the Love Has Gone" is a song by Steps, released as their seventh single, and the third from their second album Steptacular. The track continues the group's pop sound but has clear Asian musical influences.

Music video[edit]

The video was shot at Universal Studios Florida[2] in Orlando and has Asian influences. The group wear jade-green outfits for the dance sequences, in a setting of Chinese lanterns and a dancing dragon.

Track listings[edit]

UK CD-Single[edit]

  1. After the Love Has Gone - 4:35
  2. After the Love Has Gone [W.I.P. Mix] - 5:37
  3. My Best Friend's Girl - 3:40

Europe CD-Maxi[edit]

  1. After The Love Has Gone (Radio Mix) 4:35
  2. After The Love Has Gone (Video Mix) 4:35
  3. After The Love Has Gone (W.I.P. Mix) 5:37
  4. My Best Friend's Girl 3:40

Australian CD-Maxi[edit]

  1. After The Love Has Gone (Radio Mix) 4:35
  2. After The Love Has Gone (W.I.P. Mix) 5:37
  3. My Best Friend's Girl 3:40
  4. One For Sorrow (Tony Moran's 7-inch Remix) 3:30

Cassette[edit]

  1. After the Love Has Gone - 4:35
  2. My Best Friend's Girl - 3:40

Remixes[edit]

  • After the Love Has Gone (W.I.P. Radio Edit)

Chart performance[edit]

The song spent eleven weeks in the UK singles charts peaking at #5. It fell out of the top 75 after nine weeks, but rose and spent two more weeks inside.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart 47
Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders) 13
Dutch Singles Chart 63
Irish Singles Chart 18
UK Singles Chart 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pickels, Daniel (2000). "After The Love Has Gone". STEPS!Land. Archived from the original on 2009-10-24. Retrieved 2007-10-21. 
  2. ^ Music video location, http://www.generationsteps.co.uk/archive/videocaptures/atlhg.php

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