Back in My Life

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"Back in My Life"
Single by Alice DeeJay
from the album Who Needs Guitars Anyway?
Format CD single
Length 3:30
Alice DeeJay singles chronology
"Better Off Alone"
"Back in My Life"
"Will I Ever"

"Back in My Life" is a song by Dutch group Alice DeeJay. It was released in November 1999 as the second single from the album, Who Needs Guitars Anyway?. The song reached number one in Norway and the top ten in Finland, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.


"Back in My Life" was released in the United Kingdom on November 22, 1999. There are 2 music videos one that has full funeral scenes and the other has more dance scenes on the cliff top.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Unlike Better Off Alone who only got as high as number 2 in the charts Back In My Life managed to reach number 1 in Norway and was just as successful as the previously released single "Better Off Alone", it managed to peak at number 27 on the Hot Dance Club Songs chart.[2] The single performed better in the UK. It peaked at number 4 in the UK in December 1999 and sold well into 2000, its total known sales in that country are 425,500. And as of 2014 the song is still popular and played on dance music channels[3]

Track listing[edit]

CD maxi - Europe (1999)
  1. "Back In My Life" (Hitradio Full Vocal) - 3:25
  2. "Back In My Life" (Pronti & Kalmani Club Dub) - 6:04
  3. "Back In My Life" (DJ Jam X & De Leon's DuMonde Mix) - 6:58
  4. "Back In My Life" (Extended Hitradio Full Vocal) - 5:35
  5. "Back In My Life" (Extended Hitradio Instrumental) - 5:35

Charts and certifications[edit]


  1. ^ "Certified Awards (search Keyword: "Alice Deejay", Search by: "Artist")". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Back In My Life" chart information
  3. ^
  4. ^ " – Alice DeeJay – Back in My Life". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  5. ^ " – Alice DeeJay – Back in My Life" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  6. ^ " – Alice DeeJay – Back in My Life" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  7. ^ " – Alice DeeJay – Back in My Life" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  8. ^ a b "Back In My Life by Alice DeeJay Chart performance in America". AllMusic. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  9. ^ Danish peak
  10. ^ Eurochart peak
  11. ^ "Alice DeeJay: Back in My Life" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  12. ^ " – Alice DeeJay – Back in My Life" (in French). Les classement single.
  13. ^ " – Alice DeeJay Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  14. ^ "Back In My Life by Alice DeeJay Chart performance in Ireland". Irishcharts. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  15. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Alice DeeJay search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  16. ^ " – Alice DeeJay – Back in My Life". VG-lista.
  17. ^ "Archive Chart: 1999-11-28". Scottish Singles Top 40.
  18. ^ " – Alice DeeJay – Back in My Life". Singles Top 60.
  19. ^ " – Alice DeeJay – Back in My Life". Swiss Singles Chart.
  20. ^ "Archive Chart: 1999-11-28" UK Singles Chart.
  21. ^ "British single certifications – Alice DeeJay – Back in My Life". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Back in My Life in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Select Gold in the field By Award. Click Search

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