Because You Live

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"Because You Live"
Because You Live Single Art.jpeg
Single by Jesse McCartney
from the album The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement soundtrack and Beautiful Soul
Released September 2005
Format Digital download, CD
Recorded 2004/2005
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:18
Label Walt Disney, Hollywood
Writer(s) Chris Braide, Desmond Child, Andreas Carlsson
Producer(s) Andreas Carlsson, Desmond Child
Jesse McCartney singles chronology
"Get Your Shine On"
"Because You Live"
"Right Where You Want Me"

"Because You Live" is a song recorded by Jesse McCartney written by Chris Braide, Andreas Carlsson and Desmond Child. It was released as the third single from his debut album, Beautiful Soul, in 2005 in North America and Europe while "Get Your Shine On" was released as the third single in Australia. It is featured in the film The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. It was sent to US radio but didn't have an official add date.

Cover versions[edit]

It was remixed by Sergio Dall'Ora and Luca Degani with new vocals performed by Cristian De Leo under the alias "Miky MC". This remixed version of the original song was released on Super Eurobeat Volume 182 available in Japanese markets in CD form or as digital download through Avex Trax's mu-mo download service.

Music video[edit]

There are two versions of "Because You Live". The first version is the promo video that features Jesse McCartney in a room singing. The second video for "Because You Live" was shot in Sydney, Australia and features him performing the song, traveling somewhere, walking in the park, and backstage with his fans.

Formats and track listings[edit]

  1. . Because You Live (Radio Edit) - 3:18
  2. . Get Your Shine On (Single Version) - 3:12
  3. . Beautiful Soul (Drew Ferrente Mix) - 3:34


Chart (2005–06) Peak
Italy (FIMI)[1] 3


  1. ^ " – Jesse McCartney – Because You Live". Top Digital Download. Retrieved April 11, 2011.