You're Out of My Life

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"You're Out of My Life"
Single by Darin
from the album LoveKiller
Released February 28, 2010
Format CD/Download
Recorded 2009
Genre Pop
Length 3:18
Label Universal Music Sweden
Writer(s) Henrik Janson, Tony Nilsson
Producer(s) Arnthor Birgisson
Darin singles chronology
"What If"
(2009)
"You're Out of My Life"
(2010)
"LoveKiller"
(2010)

"You're Out of My Life" is a song recorded by Swedish singer Darin and was Darin's entry in Melodifestivalen 2010. The song in full was first performed in Deltävling 3 (Heat 3) of Melodifestivalen in Göteborg on February 20, 2010 where Darin won second place and pregressed to the final[1] on March 13 in Stockholm. The single was released on February 28, 2010.[2] This is Darin's first physical single release since his departure from Sony Music.

History[edit]

On 3 November 2009, it was announced that Darin would be participating in the Melodifestivalen 2010,[3][4] the Swedish show which determines the country's entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo, Norway. Darin entered with the mid-tempo ballad "You're Out of My Life" written by Tony Nilsson and Henrik Janson who wrote Velvet's The Queen for the 2009 edition.[5] Darin performed 7th in Deltävling 3 (Heat 3) of Melodifestivalen.

There was worry that Darin's song "You're Out of My Life" would be disqualified after it was incorrectly made available to purchase during the week after the semi-final. A total of 54 downloads of the full studio version were made, making a #95 entry into the Swedish singles chart. However SVT confirmed that Darin would not be disqualified as the mistake was made by the distributor and not by Darin or his management. The song was immediately taken off the music store, and was officially released along with the rest of the Melodifestivalen songs.[6]

The song progressed to the second round of voting after which Darin was voted through to the final[1] coming second in the heat after girl group Timoteij with their song "Kom". Darin took part in the Melodifestivalen final on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Globe Arena in Stockholm, he came an eventual 4th place with a total of 117 points receiving two sets of 12 points from the Greek and Russian juries.

Track listing[edit]

Digital Donwload:

  1. You're Out of My Life 03:18 (Henrik Janson, Tony Nilsson)

CD Single:

  1. You're Out of My Life 3:18 (Henrik Janson, Tony Nilsson)
  2. Viva La Vida 4:33 (Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin)

Charts[edit]

The single debuted at number 9 on the Swedish Singles Chart and has so far peaked at number 3, charting behind Anna Bergendahl's and Eric Saade's Melodifestivalen 2010 singles.

Chart Country Provider(s) Peak Certification
Swedish Top 60 Sweden IFPI 3[7] -

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
Sweden February 28, 2010 Universal Music Sweden Digital Download
February 28, 2010 Universal Music Sweden CD

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Globen Awaits Darin "www.eurovision.tv". Reterieved February 27, 2010.
  2. ^ You're Out Of My Life CD Single "www.cdon.se". Retrieved February 27, 2010.
  3. ^ Darin To Enter Melodifestivelan "ScandiPop". Retrieved November 3rd 2009.
  4. ^ Darin The First Jokern "Oikotimes". Retrieved January 2nd 2010.
  5. ^ Darin's The First Wild Card "SVT". Retrieved November 3rd 2009.
  6. ^ "Darin will not be disqualified over leak". ESCDaily. 2010-02-27. Retrieved 27 February 2010. 
  7. ^ Darin Peaks at #3"Swedishcharts.com". Retrieved March 7th 2010.