Because I Want You

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"Because I Want You"
Single by Placebo
Released 6 March 2006
Format CD, 7" vinyl
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:21
Label Virgin
Writer(s)
Placebo singles chronology
"Twenty Years"
(2004)
"Because I Want You"
(2006)
"Song to Say Goodbye"
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Hot Press favourable[1]

"Because I Want You" is a song by English alternative rock band Placebo, released as the first UK single from their 2006 album Meds – in territories outside the UK, the single was substituted by "Song to Say Goodbye".

Release[edit]

In the UK, it peaked at number 13 in the UK Singles Chart,[2] staying in the charts for three weeks. It was the band's final top 20 hit to date. The song was also the first Placebo single to be given a download release with a track unavailable on the various physical releases.

Track listing[edit]

2-track CD/7" vinyl
No. Title Length
1. "Because I Want You"   3:21
2. "Because I Want You (Remixed by Russell Lissack of Bloc Party)"   4:26
CD
No. Title Length
1. "Because I Want You"   3:21
2. "36 Degrees 2005 (Recorded live at Wembley Arena)"   5:03
3. "Because I Want You (Ladytron Club Mix)"   7.04
4. "Because I Want You (video)"   3:38
5. "Because I Want You: Behind The Scenes (video)"   2:00
Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Because I Want You"   3:21
2. "Because I Want You (Ladytron Club Mix)"   7:04
3. "Because I Want You (Demo Version)"   4.05
4. "Because I Want You (Instrumental)"   3:21
5. "Because I Want You (Remixed by Russell Lissack of Bloc Party)"   4:26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cummins, Steve (3 March 2006). "Because I Want You | Music Review | Single | Hot Press". Hot Press. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/search-results-album/_/Because+I+Want+You

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