Good Life (Inner City song)

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"Good Life"
Single by Inner City
from the album Paradise
Released 1988
Format CD single
CD maxi
Genre Techno, Detroit techno
Length 4:03
Writer(s) Kevin Saunderson
Paris Grey
Ann Saunderson
Roy Holmon
Producer(s) Kevin Saunderson
Inner City singles chronology
"Big Fun"
(1988)
"Good Life"
(1988)
"Ain't Nobody Better"
(1989)

"Good Life" is a song by American house/techno group Inner City, featuring vocals by Paris Grey. The song was written and produced by Kevin Saunderson. It is often remembered for being played at dance clubs and on the radio.

It reached number 4 in the United Kingdom in January 1989. In 1999 the song was rerecorded and remixed by producer Tommy Onyx and a Spanish language version was also released. The 1999 version hit number 10.

In popular culture[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988-1989) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 12
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 7
Germany (Media Control Charts)[5] 2
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 6
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[3] 6
New Zealand (RIANZ)[3] 8
Norway (VG-lista)[3] 10
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 9
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[3] 5
United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company)[7] 4
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 73
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 1
Preceded by
"Get on the Dance Floor" by Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
January 21, 1989 - January 28, 1989
Succeeded by
"Wild Thing" by Tone Lōc

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steven Phillip Smith (writer); Jesús Salvador Treviño (director) (1996-11-07). "Smack is Back". New York Undercover. Season 3. Episode 7. FOX.
  2. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bJKDeDBVAk Retrieved 28 October 2013
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Good Life", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Inner City – Good Life" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  5. ^ German Singles Chart Charts-surfer.de (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  6. ^ Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
  7. ^ UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)