Ich lebe

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"Ich lebe"
Single by Christina Stürmer
from the album
Freier Fall
& Schwarz Weiss
Released Austria March 24, 2003
Germany, Switzerland April 25, 2005
Austria June 6, 2005
Format CD, Digital download
Genre Pop, Rock
Length 3:25 (2003)
3:20 (2005)
Label Universal Music (2003)
Polydor Records (2005)
Writer(s) Alexander Kahr, Eva Kraus, Harald Hanisch, Leopold Zillinger (additional lyrics: Frank Ramond, Maya Singh)
Producer(s) Alexander Kahr (2003)
Thorsten Brötzmann (2005)
Christina Stürmer singles chronology
"Ich lebe"
"Geh Nicht Wenn du Kommst"
Christina Stürmer chronology
"Liebt sie dich so wie ich?"
"Ich lebe"
"Engel fliegen einsam"

"Ich lebe" is the first single by the Austrian pop-rock star Christina Stürmer. It reached number one for eight weeks in Austria in 2003.

When it came time to record her third album, Stürmer decided to venture into the German and Swiss markets and re-recorded her previous Austrian hits for her 2005 album Schwarz Weiss. "Ich lebe" peaked at number four on the German charts, and number 21 on the Swiss charts.

The single was certified Gold in Germany.[1]

Music video[edit]

In the music video for "Ich lebe", Stürmer and her band are performing in a white room and as she sings about various things, shots of those things are shown....


Original version[edit]

  1. "Ich lebe" (Radio Version)
  2. "Ich lebe" (Unplugged)
  3. "Ich lebe" (Karaoke Version)


  1. "Ich lebe" (Radio Version)
  2. "Ich lebe" (Live Version)
  3. "Ich lebe" (Instrumental Version)
  4. "Vorbei" (Live Version)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
Ö3 Austria Top 40[2] 1
Chart (2005) Peak
German Single Chart[3] 4
Swiss Single Chart[4] 21
Eurochart Hot 100 Singles 18