Get a Life – Get Alive

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"Get a Life – Get Alive"
Single by Eric Papilaya
Released April 5, 2007 (Austria)
Format CD, Digital Download, ring tone
Genre Rock
Length 3:00
Label Universal Music
Writer(s) Greg Usek
Producer(s) Greg
Eric Papilaya singles chronology
"Get a Life – Get Alive"
Austria "Get a Life - Get Alive"
Eurovision Song Contest 2007 entry
Greg Usek
Austin Howard
Finals performance
Semi-final result
Semi-final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Y así" (2005)   
"The Secret Is Love" (2011) ►

"Get a Life – Get Alive" is the Austrian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 and also that year's official Life Ball song. The song is sung by Eric Papilaya, and was written by Greg Usek (music) and Austin Howard (lyrics).

Eric Papilaya performing "Get a Life - Get Alive" for Austria.

However, the song failed to qualify for the finals and as a result many Austrians are now in support of a boycott of the song contest. Strangely though, the Austrian Broadcaster, ORF, asked for a review of the voting system before Austria would return in the contest. This has now[when?] taken place with the telephone vote and jury vote combined, which ORF specifically asked for. However, ORF have still declined to enter the contest on the basis that the rule changes that they asked for still do not go far enough.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

CD Maxi
No. Title Length
1. "Get a Life - Get Alive"   2:59
2. "Get a Life - Get Alive" (Samir Maslo Dub) 7:56
3. "Get a Life - Get Alive" (Vienna DC Remix) 5:19
4. "Get a Life - Get Alive" (Instrumental) 2:59


Chart Peak
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 9