Just Want You to Know

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"Just Want You to Know"
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Single by Backstreet Boys
from the album Never Gone
B-side"Larger than Life (Live)"
ReleasedOctober 4, 2005
FormatDigital download, CD single
Recorded2004
Maratone Studio, Stockholm, Sweden & Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
GenrePop rock Glam-Rock
Length3:53
LabelJive Records
Songwriter(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)
Music video
"Just Want You to Know" on YouTube

"Just Want You to Know" is a song performed by the Backstreet Boys. It was released on October 4, 2005 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.

Music video[edit]

The video for the song is based on the 1986 documentary Heavy Metal Parking Lot, and features the Backstreet Boys as fans in 1985 of the fictional heavy metal band "Sphynkter".[1] There were two videos for this song and both were directed by Marc Klasfield and released worldwide on September 3, 2005.

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
US promo CD
  1. "Just Want You to Know" (radio edit) - 3:55

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)[2] 22
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 22
Europe (European Hot 100 Singles)[4] 19
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 20
Irish Singles Chart 15
Italy (FIMI)[6] 18
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[7] 27
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[8] 7
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 28
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 29
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 8
US Billboard Hot 100[12] 70
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[13] 35
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[14] 21
US Pop 100 (Billboard)[15] 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Must List: October 7, 2005". Entertainment Weekly.
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Backstreet Boys – Just Want You To Know". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Backstreet Boys – Just Want You To Know" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  4. ^ https://www.billboard.com/artist/275645/backstreet+boys/chart?f=349
  5. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Backstreet Boys – Just Want You To Know". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  6. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Backstreet Boys – Just Want You To Know". Top Digital Download. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Backstreet Boys – Just Want You To Know" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  8. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Backstreet Boys – Just Want You To Know" Canciones Top 50. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  9. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Backstreet Boys – Just Want You To Know". Singles Top 100. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  10. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Backstreet Boys – Just Want You To Know". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  11. ^ "Backstreet Boys: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved June 25, 2017.
  12. ^ "Backstreet Boys Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved June 25, 2017.
  13. ^ "Backstreet Boys Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved June 25, 2017.
  14. ^ "Backstreet Boys Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved June 25, 2017.
  15. ^ "Backstreet Boys - Awards: AllMusic". Allmusic. Archived from the original on April 18, 2013. Retrieved November 12, 2017.

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