Back to You (Bryan Adams song)

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"Back to You"
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Single by Bryan Adams
from the album MTV Unplugged
B-side "Hey Elvis"
"Can't Stop This Thing We Started / It Ain't a Party...If You Can't Come 'Round"
Released November 21, 1997
Format CD single
Recorded September 26, 1997
Genre Rock
Length 4:25 (Live version)
5:06 (Original demo version)
Label A&M
Songwriter(s) Bryan Adams and Eliot Kennedy
Producer(s) Bob Rock
Bryan Adams singles chronology
"I Finally Found Someone"
(1996)
"Back to You"
(1997)
"I'm Ready"
(1998)
"I Finally Found Someone"
(1996)
"Back to You"
(1997)
"I'm Ready"
(1998)

"Back to You" is a rock song written by Bryan Adams and Eliot Kennedy. It was first released in 1997 as a live acoustic version for Adams album MTV Unplugged. It was later included on the compilation albums The Best of Me and Anthology. The track features students from the Juilliard School conducted by Michael Kamen.

The B-sides are two tracks performed the same night as the album, however "Can't Stop This Thing We Started / It Ain't a Party...If You Can't Come 'Round" is only featured on the MTV Unplugged DVD, while "Hey Elvis" was previously unreleased.

Track listings[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Back to You" Bryan Adams, Eliot Kennedy 4:30
2. "Hey Elvis" Adams, Gretchen Peters 3:41
3. "Can't Stop This Thing We Started / It Ain't a Party...If You Can't Come 'Round" Adams, Robert John "Mutt" Lange 4:40

Personnel[edit]

  • Bryan Adams – guitar, vocals
  • Keith Scott – lead guitar, vocal harmonies
  • Dave Taylor – bass, vocal harmonies
  • Micky Curry – drums, vocal harmonies
  • Danny Cummings – percussion, vocal harmonies
  • Tommy Mandel – piano
  • Michael Kamen – string arrangement and conductor

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 38
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[2] 3
Canada Top Singles (RPM) 1
Germany (Official German Charts)[3] 62
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[4] 77
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[5] 56
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 18

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