Just Want You to Know

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"Just Want You To Know"
Single by Backstreet Boys
from the album Never Gone
B-side Larger Than Life (Live)
Released October 4, 2005
Format Digital download, CD single
Recorded 2000—2004
Maratone Studio, Stockholm, Sweden & Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:51
Label Jive Records
Writer(s) Max Martin, Lukasz Gottwald
Producer(s) Max Martin, Dr. Luke
Backstreet Boys singles chronology
"Incomplete"
(2005)
"Just Want You to Know"
(2005)
"Crawling Back to You"
(2005)

"Just Want You to Know" is a song performed by the Backstreet Boys. It was released as the second single from the group's fifth studio album Never Gone. The single performed moderately well hitting the top ten in the UK and Spain, and reaching the top twenty in Italy, Germany and Ireland, and charting inside the top 40 in most other charts. This song was featured on the 2005 US compilation album "Now That's What I Call Music! 20".

Music video[edit]

The video of this song features the Backstreet Boys as a stereotypical 80s glam metal music group who calls themselves "Sphynkter" as they spoof various 80's musicians. There were two videos for this song and both were directed by Marc Klasfield.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD1
  1. "Just Want You to Know" (Album Version) - 3:51
  2. "Larger Than Life" (Live Version) - 4:44
UK CD2
  1. "Just Want You to Know" (Album Version) - 3:51
  2. "I Want It That Way" (Live Version) - 4:18
  3. "Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely" (Live Version) - 4:44
UK DVD
  1. "Just Want You to Know" (Music Video) - 3:51
  2. "Weird World" (AOL Live Performance) - 3:42
  3. "Just Want You to Know" (Instrumental w/Photo Gallery) - 3:51

Personnel[edit]

  • Drums, Percussion - Shawn Pelton
  • Engineer [Additional Pro Tools] - John Hanes
  • Engineer [Assistant Additional Pro Tools] - Tim Roberts
  • Engineer [Pro Tools Techs] - Christian Nilsson, Dan Chase
  • Mixed By - Serban Ghenea
  • Producer - Max Martin and Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald
  • Recorded By - Christian Nilsson, Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald, Seth Waldmann
  • Recorded By [Assistant] - Alan Mason
  • Recorded At Maratone Studios, Stockholm, Sweden & Conway Studios, Hollywood, CA
  • Written By - Max Martin, Lukasz Gottwald

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Australia ARIA Singles Chart 22
Austrian Singles Chart 22
Dutch Singles Chart 27
European Hot 100 Singles[1] 19
World Singles Top 40[2] 22
German Singles Chart 20
Irish Singles Chart 15
Italian Singles Chart [3] 17
Spanish Singles Chart 7
Swedish Singles Chart 28
Swiss Singles Chart 29
Muchmusic Top 30[4] 2
UK Singles Chart 8
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 70
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary 35
U.S. Billboard Pop 100 Airplay[5] 24
U.S. Billboard Pop 100[6] 33
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Mainstream 21

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