Back to Life (Sandra album)

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Back to Life
Studio album by Sandra
Released 27 March 2009
Recorded 2008–2009
Genre Synthpop, latin pop, acoustic, R&B
Length 52:48
1:01:02 (Internet version)
Label Virgin
Producer Jens Gad, Olaf Menges, Axel Breitung, Zippy Davids Michael Kunzi & Tuneverse
Sandra chronology
The Art of Love
Back to Life
The Platinum Collection
Singles from Back to Life
  1. "In a Heartbeat"
    Released: 6 March 2009
  2. "The Night Is Still Young"
    Released: 8 May 2009

Back to Life is the ninth studio album by German singer Sandra, released in 2009.

The album was recorded in New York and while working on it, Sandra was collaborating with Thomas Anders (famous for his work with Modern Talking) and Toby Gad (famous for his work with Beyoncé Knowles, Fergie, Shakira and others). The album contains 15 songs, most of which were written by Toby Gad. The Internet version of this release contains two bonus tracks for digital download.

Back to Life has spawned two singles, "In a Heartbeat" and "The Night Is Still Young", a duet with Thomas Anders, along with a video clip for the song.

The album was produced by Jens Gad (older brother of Toby Gad), who also co-produced her two previous studio albums, The Wheel of Time and The Art of Love, and also re-mastered a selection of her million-selling singles (of which 12 million have sold worldwide) for her album Reflections, including "(I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena" and four new remixes of her 1980s' smash hit "In the Heat of the Night".

Track listing[edit]

# Title Length
1 R U Feeling Me

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad, Faith Trent and Nina Ossovl

2 Once in a Lifetime

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad and Audrey Martel

3 In a Heartbeat

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad and Jim Dyke

4 The Night Is Still Young (Featuring Thomas Anders)

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad and Audrey Martel

5 Just Like Breathing

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad, Madeline Stone and Sam Lorber

6 Never Before

• Music and Lyric: Axel Breitung

7 Always on My Mind (Featuring Va Slim)

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad, Kristin Steiv and Shayna Steiv

8 Behind Those Words

• Music and Lyric: Alex Geringas and Jade Ell

9 What If

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad and Jadyn Maria

10 Say Love (Voices By Olaf Menges)

• Music and Lyric: Frederik Thomander, Anders Wikström and Agnes Carlsson

11 Put Some 80ies in It

• Music and Lyric: Christian Königseder, Alexander Komlew, Caroline von Brünken and Michael Kunzi

12 These Moments

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad and Carlos sin Morera

13 I Want You (Voices By Olaf Menges)

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad and Jaqueline Nemorin

14 Tête à tête

• Music and Lyric: Sandra, Jens Gad and Fabrice Cuidad

15 Who I Am

• Music and Lyric: Toby Gad and Willa Ford


Internet version bonus tracks[edit]

# Title Length
16 Redis moi 3:42
17 Echo of My Heart 4:32


Chart (2009) Peak
German Album Charts 26
Swiss Albums Top 100 83
Czech Republic Top 50 47