This Is the Way (E-Type song)

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"This Is the Way"
This is the way.jpg
Single by E-Type
from the album Made in Sweden
B-side "Remix"
Released 1994
Format
Recorded 1994
Genre Eurodance
Length 3:54
Label
Songwriter(s)
  • E-Type
  • Mud
Producer(s)
E-Type singles chronology
"Set the World on Fire"
(1994)
"This Is the Way"
(1994)
"Do You Always (Have To Be Alone)?"
(1995)

"Set the World on Fire"
(1994)
"This Is the Way"
(1994)
"Do You Always (Have To Be Alone)?"
(1995)
Music video
"This Is the Way" on YouTube

"This Is The Way" is a song recorded by the Swedish musician known under the pseudonym of E-Type. It features vocals by Swedish singer Nana Hedin.

Release[edit]

It was released in 1994 as the second single from his debut album Made in Sweden, the song was a hit in several countries, particularly in Sweden where it reached number one. In France, the single reached number 14 and remained for twenty weeks in the top 50.

E-Type won the prize for best Swedish dance track 1994 at the 1995 Swedish Dance Music Awards with his song "This Is The Way".[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video of "This Is The Way" was directed by Matt Broadley.[2]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "This Is the Way" (radio edit) — 3:54
  2. "This Is the Way" (waterdreamix) — 6:50
CD maxi
  1. "This Is the Way" (radio edit) — 3:54
  2. "This Is the Way" (waterdreamix) — 6:50
  3. "This Is the Way" (extended) — 6:44
  4. "Me No Want Miseria (Take Me to the End)" — 4:49

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified
Sweden[3] Gold 13 December 1994 10,000

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995-1996) Peak
position
Denmark (IFPI)[4] 4
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[5] 40
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[6] 18
France (SNEP)[7] 14
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[8] 34
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[9] 26
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[10] 56
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[7] 1
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 53
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[12] 8
US Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play[13] 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swedish Dance Music Awards Honor E-Type". Billboard (22 April 1995, page 62). Retrieved 7 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Credits - Matt Broadley". mattbroadley.com. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Swedish certifications Ifpi.se Archived 2012-05-21 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved 11 September 2008)
  4. ^ Danish peak
  5. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 6 March 2018. 
  6. ^ Pennanen, Timo (2006). Sisältää hitin - levyt ja esittäjät Suomen musiikkilistoilla vuodesta 1972 (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 978-951-1-21053-5. 
  7. ^ a b ""This Is the Way", French, Dutch and Swedish singles charts". Lescharts. Retrieved 27 December 2009. 
  8. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – E-Type" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – E-Type – This Is The Way" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  10. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018. 
  11. ^ ""This Is the Way", UK Singles Chart". Chartstats. Retrieved 27 December 2009. 
  12. ^ "Official UK Dance Singles Chart (17 September 1995-23 September 1995)". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 9 February 2018. 
  13. ^ "E-Type, Billboard charts". Allmusic. Retrieved 27 December 2009.