Say You'll Be Mine (Steps song)

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For the single by Amy Grant, see Say You'll Be Mine (Amy Grant song).
"Say You'll Be Mine/Better the Devil You Know"
Single by Steps
from the album Steptacular
A-side "Better the Devil You Know"
Released 13 December 1999 (UK)
7 January 2000 (Netherlands)
7 February 2000 (Australia & Scandinavia)
8 March 2000 (Japan)
2000 (Germany)
Format Single
Recorded 1999
Genre Pop
Length 4:35
Label Jive
Writer(s) Frampton & Waterman (Say You'll Be Mine)
Producer(s) Frampton & Waterman (Say You'll Be Mine)
Steps singles chronology
"After the Love Has Gone"
"Say You'll Be Mine / Better the Devil You Know"
"Deeper Shade of Blue"
Japanese Cover

"Say You'll Be Mine" is a song by Steps, released as the group's eighth single as a double-A-side, along with a cover version of Kylie Minogue's "Better the Devil You Know". Steps cover of "Better the Devil You Know" was later included as the opening track on their third studio album Buzz but the song didn't serve as a lead single. A limited edition of the single was released as a digipack that was included with a doubled sided poster in the sleeve, one side was the group pictured in their dance outfits and the other side shows the groups in their costumes and the different scenarios that are shown throughout the music video. The song is the first to feature all five members on lead vocals.

A new Matt Pop's Old Skool Mix featured on the remix album, Stomp All Night: The Remix Anthology as the first track on the second disc.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Say You'll Be Mine" features the band acting out different films. H and Claire act out Romeo + Juliet, H and Faye act out Austin Powers, H and Lisa act out Titanic, Lee and Claire act out There's Something About Mary, Lee and Faye act out Batman Returns and Lee and Lisa act out Armageddon. Also in the video, the group wears gold coloured outfits performing a dance routine.


Track listings[edit]

  1. Say You'll Be Mine - 3:32
  2. Better the Devil You Know - 3:49
  3. Better The Devil You Know [2T's 2 Go Mix] - 5:53
  1. Say You'll Be Mine - 3:32
  2. Better the Devil You Know - 3:49
Australian CD single


  1. Say You'll Be Mine 3:32
  2. Better The devil You Know 3:49
  3. Better The Devil You Know (2T's O Go Mix) 5:43
Japanese EP


  1. Say You'll Be Mine 3:36
  2. After The Love Has Gone (W.I.P. Mix) 5:40
  3. Love's Got A Hold On My Heart 3:22
  4. Tragedy 4:33
  5. 5,6,7,8 3:25
  6. My Best Friend's Girl 3:40

Chart performance[edit]

The single was released in Christmas week of 1999, against competitors such as S Club 7's "Two in a Million / You're My Number One" and the number one Westlife's "I Have a Dream / Seasons in the Sun". The single entered at number seven - the group's lowest since their debut "5,6,7,8" - but it rose to number four in the third week. This single spent seventeen weeks in the chart, the first Steps single to do so since "Better Best Forgotten".


Chart (1999) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[1] 21
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 42
Germany (Official German Charts)[3] 98
Ireland (IRMA) 13
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[4] 47
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[5] 93
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 4


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