If Ya Gettin' Down

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"If Ya Gettin' Down"
Single by Five
from the album Invincible
B-side "When I Remember When"
Released 19 July 1999
Format CD single, cassette single
Recorded 1998
Genre Hip hop, dance-pop, funk
Length 2:59
Label Sony BMG
Writer(s) Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher, Jason "J" Brown, Sean Conlon, Richard Breen, Michael Cleveland
Producer(s) Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher
Five singles chronology
"Until the Time Is Through"
"If Ya Gettin' Down"
"Keep On Movin'"

"If Ya Gettin' Down" is a single by English boy band Five. It was released in July 1999 as the lead single from their second studio album, Invincible (1999). It was co-written by band members J Brown, Sean Conlon and Abz Love, and Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher, and co-produced by Stannard and Rowe. The song samples Indeep's 1982 hit song "Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life".

The song was certified Silver in the United Kingdom for sales of over 200,000 copies. The song charted at number two in the UK and Australia, and reached number one in New Zealand.

Music video[edit]

The official music video was directed by Cameron Casey.

Chart performance[edit]

The song reached number two in the United Kingdom, being kept off the top spot by Ricky Martin's "Livin' la Vida Loca", where it was certified Silver for sales of over 200,000 copies. It also was certified Platinum in Australia, where it reached number two. The song topped the charts in New Zealand as well.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD1[1]
  1. "If Ya Gettin' Down" - 2:59
  2. "When I Remember When" (UK edit) - 4:02
  3. "If Ya Gettin' Down" (video) - 2:59
UK CD2[2]
  1. "If Ya Gettin' Down" - 2:59
  2. "Everyday" - 4:20
  3. "Five Fans' Interview Request Line" - 6:41
UK Cassette single
  1. "If Ya Gettin' Down" - 2:59
  2. "When I Remember When" (UK edit) - 4:02


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[3] 2
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 6
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[5] 13
Brazilian Singles Chart (ABPD)[6] 70
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[7] 8
Iceland (Tonlist)[8] 19
Ireland (IRMA)[9] 4
Italy (FIMI)[10] 5
Germany (Official German Charts)[11] 17
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[12] 6
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[13] 1
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[14] 8
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[15] 6
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 12
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[17] 2

End of year charts[edit]

End of year chart (1999) Position
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[18] 78

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Man! I Feel Like a Woman!"
by Shania Twain
RIANZ (New Zealand)
Number one single

22 August 1999 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"My Love Is Your Love"
by Whitney Houston

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United Kingdom 19 July 1999 CD single, cassette single Sony BMG
Australia 2 August 1999


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