Anywhere for You

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"Anywhere for You"
International CD single cover
Single by Backstreet Boys
from the album Backstreet Boys
B-side "I'll Never Find Someone like You", "Let's Have a Party", "Happy Valentine"
Released February 24, 1997 (International)
Recorded November 1994[1]
Parc Studios
(Orlando, Florida)
Mixed at Battery Studios, NYC
Genre Pop, R&B
Length 4:42
Label Jive
Songwriter(s) Gary Baker, Wayne Perry
Producer(s) Veit Renn
Backstreet Boys international singles chronology
"Quit Playing Games (with My Heart)"
"Anywhere for You"
"Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"
"Quit Playing Games (with My Heart)"
"Anywhere for You"
"Everybody (Backstreet's Back)"

"Anywhere for You" is a song by American vocal group Backstreet Boys. It was released as the fifth single from their international self-titled debut album in 1997. It was later included on their debut U.S. album as well. This is one of the earlier recordings on their 1996 debut album. The song was written by Wayne Perry and Gary Baker in 1994 and recorded at the end of that year by the group. A Spanish version of the song, titled "Donde Quieras Yo Iré", was recorded in late 1995 in Zürich along with a Spanish version of "I'll Never Break Your Heart".[2]

Track listings[edit]

  • UK
  1. "Anywhere for You" - 4:40
  2. "I'll Never Find Someone like You" - 4:23
  3. "Donde Quieras Yo Ire (Anywhere for You)" (Spanish Version) - 4:50
  1. "Anywhere for You" - 4:40
  2. "Let's Have a Party" - 3:49
  3. "We've Got It Goin' On" (Amadin Club Mix) - 6:33
  1. "Anywhere for You" - 4:40
  2. "I'll Never Find Someone like You" - 4:23
  3. "We've Got It Goin' On" (Marcus Mix) - 6:10
  4. "Happy Valentine" - 3:30

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Anywhere for You" features the band on a beach in Miami, Florida on January 11, 1996 engaging in a various recreational activities, such as biking and volleyball. Other shots show them singing the song on the rocks by the water.

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Produced by Veit Renn
  • Mixed by Chris Trevett at Battery Studios
  • Recorded by Joe Smith at Parc Studios


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1997–98) Peak
Austrian Singles Chart[4] 7
Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders)[4] 20
Belgian Singles Chart (Wallonia)[4] 8
Canadian Singles Chart 6
Danish Singles Chart 3
Dutch Singles Chart 7
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[5] 13
German Singles Chart 3
Irish Singles Chart 16
Norwegian Singles Chart 15
Swedish Singles Chart 18
Swiss Singles Chart 3
UK Singles Chart[4] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Position
Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart[6] 84
Dutch Singles Chart[7] 86
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[5] 71
German Singles Chart[8] 48
Swiss Singles Chart[9] 38


  1. ^ Susan Longaker. "Candle in the window. By Susan Longaker (p.k.a. Susan Longacre), Rick Hall Music, Inc., employer for hire of James Walton Aldridge, Jr. & Gary Baker part 4 - song, music - Copyright Info". Rick Hall Music, Inc. Retrieved 2010-08-15. 
  2. ^ Interview with Backstreet Boys, management, and others from Entertainment Weekly 10th Anniversary Issue.
  3. ^ "Backstreet Boys Anywhere For You Germany 5" CD SINGLE (79471)". 1997-01-28. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Backstreet Boys - Anywhere for You". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-08-15. 
  5. ^ a b Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  6. ^ 1997 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart (Retrieved April 20, 2010)
  7. ^ Steffen Hung. "Dutch Charts -". Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  8. ^ 1997 German Singles Chart [1]. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
  9. ^ 1997 Swiss Singles Chart (Retrieved April 20, 2010)

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