I Lay My Love on You

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"I Lay My Love on You"
Westlife - I Lay My Love On You.jpeg
Single by Westlife
from the album Coast to Coast
Released 5 January 2001 (Asia)
Format CD single
Recorded June 2000
Cheiron Studios
(Stockholm, Sweden)
Genre Latin pop
Length 3:29
Label BMG
Songwriter(s) Jörgen Elofsson, Per Magnusson, David Kreuger
Producer(s) Per Magnusson, David Kreuger
Westlife singles chronology
"What Makes a Man"
(2000)
"I Lay My Love on You"
(2001)
"Uptown Girl"
(2001)
"What Makes a Man"
(2000)
"I Lay My Love on You"
(2001)
"Uptown Girl"
(2001)
Music video
"I Lay My Love on You" on YouTube

"I Lay My Love on You" is a song by Irish boy band Westlife. It was released as the fourth single from their second studio album Coast to Coast (2000). It was released in many parts of the world, including Australia, Asia and most notably Europe - however, it was not released in the UK and Ireland, although it was considered a highly popular track[citation needed]. It peaked at #1 on the MTV Asia Hitlist.

A Spanish version of the song, titled "En Ti Deje Mi Amor" has also been recorded[1] and can be found on their Asian-only release, Released.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video features Westlife's activities in Japan. It also features the band promoting their latest studio album at the time, Coast to Coast. The video also interspersed with the band singing.

As of 2017, the video has reached 26 million views on YouTube.[3]

Tours performed at[edit]

Track listing[edit]

CD1
  1. "I Lay My Love on You" (Single Remix) - 3:29
  2. "Dreams Come True" - 3:07
  • CD1 is cased within a digipak and comes with four limited edition photocards.[4]
CD2
  1. "I Lay My Love on You" (Single Remix) - 3:29
  2. "Dreams Come True" - 3:07
  3. "My Love" - 3:52
  4. "Nothing Is Impossible" - 3:15

Credits and personnel[edit]

Recording[5]
  • Recorded at Cheiron Studios, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Strings recorded at Roam Studios, Stockholm, Sweden
Personnel[5]
  • Per Magnusson – songwriter, producer, arranger, keyboards, programming
  • David Kreuger – songwriter, producer, arranger, programming
  • Jörgen Elofsson – songwriter
  • Björn Norén – strings recording
  • Bernard Löhr – mixing
  • Esbjörn Öhrwall – acoustic & electric guitars
  • Tomas Lindberg – bass
  • Gustave Lund – percussion
  • Anders von Hofsten – additional backing vocals
  • Björn Engelmann – mastering

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart 29
Austrian Singles Chart 23
Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart 35
Dutch Singles Chart 12
German Singles Chart 50
Italian Singles Chart[6] 23
New Zealand Singles Chart 24
Norwegian Singles Chart 16
Spanish Singles Chart 20
Swedish Singles Chart 10
Swiss Singles Chart 39

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carlos Diaz (2011-07-12), Westlife - "En Ti Deje Mi Amor", retrieved 2017-08-16 
  2. ^ "Westlife - Released". Discogs. Retrieved August 16, 2017. 
  3. ^ westlifeVEVO (2009-10-03), Westlife - "I Lay My Love on You", retrieved 2017-08-26 
  4. ^ "I Lay My Love on You - Westlife". Discogs. Retrieved June 25, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b I Lay My Love on You (liner notes). Westlife. BMG. 2001. 74321826262. 
  6. ^ http://www.fimi.it/

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