Without You (Van Halen song)
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|Single by Van Halen|
|from the album Van Halen III|
|Released||February 19, 1998|
|Recorded||1997 at 5150 Studios, Hollywood, California|
6:28 (album version)4:57 (single edit)
|Writer(s)||Eddie Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Gary Cherone, Alex Van Halen|
|Producer(s)||Mike Post and Eddie Van Halen|
|Van Halen singles chronology|
"Without You" is a rock song written by the group Van Halen for their 1998 album Van Halen III. It was the first of three singles from for the album. The track was debuted at #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, a first in the magazine's history. It was also the band's last single to reach the peak position.
"Without You" made history as the first song leaked to the radio in the internet age by Andrew Ross Geladaris, a 16 year old in Toronto. The song was leaked to the internet 3 months before it was to hit the airwaves. Sources say that the band felt that the leak hurt the song and album premier.
The "Without You" music video and cost over $1,000,000 to make. The band footage for the music video was shot in Los Angeles, California over January 28-29, 1998. The remaining footage was shot inside the Ice Hotel in Sweden. The video premiered on MTV on March 2, 1998.
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