You Stepped Into My Life

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"You Stepped Into My Life"
Single by Bee Gees
from the album Children of the World
A-side "Love So Right"
Released September 1976
Format 7", 45rpm
Recorded 3 February 1976, Criteria Studios
7 May 1976, Quebec, Canada
Genre Disco, funk
Length 3:25
Label RSO
Writer(s) Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb
Producer(s) Bee Gees, Albhy Galuten, Karl Richardson
Bee Gees B-side singles chronology
"Subway"
(1976)
You Stepped Into My Life
(1976)
"Lovers"
(1976)

"You Stepped Into My Life" is a song released by the Bee Gees in September 1976 on the album Children of the World.[1] It was also released as the B-side of "Love So Right".[2] Written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb.

In Canada, this song was chosen as the A-side and its flipside was "Love So Right"[3] In Scandinavia and UK, it released as a double A side single with "Love So Right". Allmusic's Bruce Eder called this funk number as one of the "soul ballads" on the album Children of the World.[4]

Recording[edit]

The Bee Gees started to record this song on February 3'rd at Criteria Studios in Miami. It was finished on May 7'th after they recorded and finished "Can't Keep a Good Man Down" and "Boogie Child" the day before in Le Studio in Quebec.[5]

Musical structure[edit]

The first parts of the song features a funky electric and bass guitar beat by Alan Kendall and Maurice Gibb and later joined by Blue Weaver through synthesizers and keyboards.

The song is all about a singer became happy when he met his lover, the singer also tells his painful memory before he met his lover, and described her touch to him as an "ecstasy".[6]

Personnel[edit]

Cover versions[edit]

"You Stepped Into My Life"
Single by Melba Moore
from the album Melba '78
Released 1978
Format 7", 12"
Genre Funk, disco
Label Epic
Writer(s) Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb
Producer(s) Gene McFadden, John Whitehead, Jerry Cohen
Melba Moore singles chronology
"The Way You Make Me Feel"
(1977)
You Stepped Into My Life
(1978)
"Standing Right Here"
(1978)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs.com. "Bee Gees - Children of the World". 
  2. ^ Discogs.com. "Bee Gees - Love So Right". 
  3. ^ Discogs.com. "Bee Gees - You Stepped Into My Life (Canada release)". 
  4. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Children of the World - Bee Gees". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Joseph Brennan. "Gibb Songs: 1976". 
  6. ^ Metrolyrics.com. "Bee Gees - You Stepped Into My Life". Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  7. ^ Discogs.com. "Melba Moore - You Stepped Into My Life". 
  8. ^ "McFadden & Whitehead - Billboard". Billboard. May 5, 1979. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  9. ^ Discogs.com. "Patti Boulaye - You Stepped Into My Life". 
  10. ^ Discogs.com. "Wayne Newton - You Stepped Into My Life". 

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