Life for Rent (song)

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"Life for Rent"
Life for Rent (Single).jpg
Single by Dido
from the album Life for Rent
Released 1 December 2003
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre Pop
Length 3:43
Label BMG
Writer(s) Dido Armstrong, Rollo Armstrong
Producer(s) Dido Armstrong, Rollo Armstrong
Dido singles chronology
"White Flag"
"Life for Rent"
"Don't Leave Home"

"Life for Rent" is the second single released from Dido's second album, Life for Rent. The single was released on 1 December 2003, and was a relative success in the UK, peaking at #8 on the UK Singles Chart. The single also found success in Europe and America. The song was used in American television series Smallville and Nikita. The music video, directed by Sophie Muller, shows Dido in several rooms in a house.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Life For Rent" – 4:01
  2. "White Flag" (Idjut Boys Remix) – 3:36
  1. "Life For Rent" – 4:01
  2. "Life For Rent" (Skinny 4 Rent Mix) – 6:13
  3. "Stoned" (Spiritchaser Mix) – 3:05
  4. "Life For Rent" (Video) – 4:00


Charts (2003) Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[1] 28
Austrian Singles Chart[1] 31
Belgian Singles Chart (Flanders)[1] 34
Belgian Singles Chart (Wallonia)[1] 27
Dutch Singles Chart[2] 11
French Singles Chart[1] 24
German Singles Chart[2] 33
Irish Singles Chart[2] 8
Italian Singles Chart[1] 8
New Zealand Singles Chart[1] 17
Polish Singles Chart[3] 2
Scottish Singles Chart[4] 7
Swedish Singles Chart[1] 20
Swiss Singles Chart[1] 19
UK Singles Chart[5] 8


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Dido - Life for Rent". Ultratop. Retrieved 2010-04-18. 
  2. ^ a b c "Dido - Life for Rent". α Retrieved 2010-04-18. 
  3. ^ "Nielsen Music Control". Archived from the original on 2007-10-18. 
  4. ^
  5. ^ "Chart Stats - Dido - Don't Leave Home". The Official UK Charts Company. Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2010-04-18. 

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