If I Was a River

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For the album by Willie Nile, see If I Was a River (album).
"If I Was a River"
If I was a river single art work.jpg
Single by Tina Arena
from the album In Deep
Released October 12, 1998 (October 12, 1998)
Format CD single
Genre Pop
Length 5:21
Label Sony
Writer(s) Diane Warren
Producer(s) Walter Afanasieff
Tina Arena singles chronology
"I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You"
"If I Was a River"
"Aller plus haut"

"If I Was a River" is a song written by Diane Warren and included on the UK version of Tina Arena's 1997 album In Deep.

The single was a commercial failure in the UK and only peaked at #43, while concurrent single "I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You" was a French success, inspiring Tina to begin recording French songs. Her first French single "Aller plus haut" was released in July 1999, becoming a success in the country, peaking at #2 and being certified Platinum by SNEP.

Track listing[edit]

UK 3-track CD part 1[edit]

  1. "If I Was a River"
  2. "Any Other Love"
  3. "Chains"

UK 3-track CD part 2[edit]

  1. "If I Was a River" (long version)
  2. "Welcome to My World"
  3. "Stay"


Chart (1998) Peak
UK Singles Chart 43

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