I Will Buy You a New Life

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"I Will Buy You A New Life"
I Will Buy You A New Life - Everclear.jpg
Single by Everclear
from the album So Much for the Afterglow
Released September 27, 1997
Format CD
Recorded 1997
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:58
Label Capitol, EMI
Writer(s) Art Alexakis, Greg Eklund, Craig Montoya
Producer(s) Art Alexakis, Neal Avron
Everclear singles chronology
"Everything to Everyone"
(1997)
"I Will Buy You a New Life"
(1997)
"Father of Mine"
(1998)
Music video
"I Will Buy You a New Life" on YouTube

"I Will Buy You a New Life" is a rock song by the band Everclear from their 1997 album So Much for the Afterglow. It peaked at number three on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart,[1] number 20 on the Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks chart,[2] and number 31 on the Top 40 Mainstream chart.[3] in Billboard magazine.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1997-98) Peak
position
Canada RPM Top Singles[4] 49
Canada Rock/Alternative 1
US Billboard Hot 100 Airplay[5] 33
US Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks[6] 20
US Billboard Alternative/Rock[7] 3
US Billboard Mainstream Rock 31

Track listing[edit]

CD Single[edit]

  1. "I Will Buy You A New Life[Remix]"
  2. "I Will Buy You A New Life[Album Version]"

Australian CD Single[edit]

  1. "I Will Buy You A New Life"
  2. "So Much For The Afterglow" (live)
  3. "Heroin Girl" (live)
  4. "Local God" (live)

The Single disc was released in Australia after their recording session.

Preceded by
"Sex and Candy" by Marcy Playground (first run)
Canadian RPM Rock/Alternative 30 number-one single
April 3, 1998
Succeeded by
"Sex and Candy" by Marcy Playground (second run)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hot Modern Rock Tracks: I Will Buy You A New Life". Billboard. 
  2. ^ "Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks: I Will Buy You A New Life". Billboard. 
  3. ^ "Top 40 Mainstream: I Will Buy You A New Life". Billboard. 
  4. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 
  5. ^ [Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2002]
  6. ^ "Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks: I Will Buy You A New Life". Billboard. 
  7. ^ "Hot Modern Rock Tracks: I Will Buy You A New Life". Billboard. 

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