So Alive (Love and Rockets song)

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"So Alive"
Single by Love and Rockets
from the album Love and Rockets
B-side "Dreamtime"
Released 1989
Recorded 1989
Length 4:16
Writer(s) Daniel Ash
Producer(s) John Fryer
Love and Rockets singles chronology
"So Alive"
"Rock & Roll Babylon"

"So Alive" is a song by British alternative rock band Love and Rockets, released in 1989 as the second single from their self-titled fourth album.

Chart success[edit]

The single was Love and Rockets' biggest hit in the United States, peaking at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100[1] and number 1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, where it stayed for five weeks,[2] as well as achieving a peak of number 9 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. It went to number one for two weeks in Canada (RPM Magazine). The single also reached number 79 on the UK Singles Chart,[3] number 24 on the Australian ARIA singles chart,[4] and number 16 in New Zealand.[5]


The song was covered by hard rock band Black Light Burns on their album Cover Your Heart.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (8th ed.). New York: Billboard Books. p. 381. ISBN 0-8230-7499-4. 
  2. ^ "Alternative Songs". Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Official Charts > Love and Rockets". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  4. ^ " > Love and Rockets - So Alive (song)". Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  5. ^ " > Love and Rockets - So Alive (song)". Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 

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