Back Here

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"Back Here"
BBMak - Back Here.jpg
Single by BBMak
from the album Sooner or Later
B-side"Miss You More"
Released16 August 1999 (1999-08-16)
FormatCD single
Recorded1999 (1999)
GenreAlternative rock
Length3:24 (single version)
3:50 (radio version)
4:38 (extended version)
LabelTelestar Productions
Songwriter(s)Mark Barry, Christian Burns, Steven McNally, Phil Thornalley
Producer(s)John Shanks, Oliver Leiber
BBMak singles chronology
"Back Here"
(1999)
"Still on Your Side"
(2001)
"Back Here"
(1999)
"Still on Your Side"
(2001)

"Back Here" is the debut single by British pop rock band BBMak. It was written by the three members of the group (Mark Barry, Christian Burns and Stephen McNally) along with songwriter Phil Thornalley. It appears on BBMak's debut studio album Sooner or Later.

"Back Here" was released in the United Kingdom on 16 August 1999, where it reached the top 40 on the UK Singles Chart in August, peaking at number 37. It proved to be more successful in North America, rising to number 13 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in July 2000 and remaining in the top 40 for 24 weeks.[1] It also spent seven weeks atop the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart and reached number 11 in Canada.[1][2] In February 2001, the single was re-released in the United Kingdom, where it made the top 10 this time around, debuting and peaking at number five.[3]

Track listings[edit]

US Single

  1. Back Here 3:39
  2. Miss You More 5:12
  3. I'm Not In Love / Next Time / I Can Tell 2:46

UK Promo CD

  1. Back Here 3:40

UK Maxi-CD

  1. Back Here 2001 3:47
  2. Back Here (Acoustic Version) 3:45
  3. More Than Words 3:53
  • Video Back Here

Europe Single

  1. Back Here 3:37
  2. Back Here (Acoustic Version) 3:51

Germany Promo CD

  1. Back Here 3:26
  2. Next Time 1:30
  3. Ghost Of You And Me 1:30

Germany Maxi-CD

  1. Back Here 3:39
  2. Back Here (Extended Version) 4:42
  3. Miss You More 5:06
  • Video Back Here 3:54

Production[edit]

  • "Back Here":

Produced by Oliver Leiber and John Shanks

  • "Back Here" (Acoustic Version):

Produced by BBMak

  • "More Than Words":

Produced by BBMak and Darren Allison

  • "Miss You More":

Produced by BBMak, Mark Jolley, Milton McDonald and Richard Cardwell

Music videos[edit]

There are two versions of the video. The first made for the UK release of the single was filmed in Los Angeles and directed by Dani Jacobs. The second version was made for the US release and also directed by Dani Jacobs was filmed in London. It features the band performing on the platform of Canary Wharf DLR station and also scenes in the London Eye. the first use of this as a film location.

Charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 16 August 1999 2 x CD, Cassette Telstar
United States 11 April 2000 CD, Cassette Hollywood Records
United Kingdom (reissue) 12 February 2001 CD, Cassette Telstar

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 8th Edition (Billboard Publications)
  2. ^ a b "Top RPM Singles: Issue 7188." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  4. ^ "bbmak > Music Videos > Back Here". MTV. MTV Networks. 2008-10-29. Archived from the original on 2009-01-16. Retrieved 2008-10-29.
  5. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Australian-charts.com – BBMak – Back Here". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – BBMak – Back Here" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary: Issue 7262." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  10. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Back Here". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – BBMak – Back Here" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Charts.nz – BBMak – Back Here". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – BBMak – Back Here". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  15. ^ "BBMak Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  16. ^ "BBMak Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  17. ^ "BBMak Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  18. ^ "BBMak Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  19. ^ "Top 100 Songs of 2000 - Billboard Year End Charts". Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  20. ^ "The Official UK Singles Chart 2001" (PDF). UKChartsPlus. Retrieved 24 May 2018.

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