Whenever You're Near Me

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"Whenever You're Near Me"
Whenever You're Near Me (Ace of Base album cover).jpg
Single by Ace of Base
from the album Cruel Summer
Released October 6, 1998
Genre Pop
Length 3:32
Label Arista
Writer(s) Mike Chapman, Jonas Berggren
Ace of Base singles chronology
"Cruel Summer"
"'Whenever You're Near Me'"
"Everytime It Rains"

"Whenever You're Near Me" was the second single from Ace of Base's third American record, Cruel Summer. The original version of the song was called "Life Is a Flower" and was a huge hit in Europe and Japan. The lyrics were rewritten by song composer Mike Chapman, and the song was released to radio stations in North and South America on October 6, 1998.

Track listing[edit]

CD Single

  1. Whenever You're Near Me
  2. He Decides (Fisher Version aka American Album Version)

CD Maxi

  1. Whenever You're Near Me (Album Version)
  2. Whenever You're Near Me (Strobe's Radio Mix)
  3. Whenever You're Near Me (Strobe's Lollipop Mix)
  4. Whenever You're Near Me (Nikolas & Sibley Dance Radio Edit)
  5. Whenever You're Near Me (Nikolas & Sibley Dance Mix)
  6. Whenever You're Near Me (Strobe's Subway Mix)

Official versions/remixes[edit]

  • Album Version
  • Giuseppe D.'s Radio Remix
  • Giuseppe D.'s Radio Remix Instrumental
  • Giuseppe D.'s Extended Remix
  • Giuseppe D.'s Extended Remix Instrumental
  • Nikolas & Sibley Dance Mix
  • Nikolas & Sibley Dance Radio Edit
  • Strobe's Radio Remix
  • Strobe's Subway Mix
  • Strobe's Lollipop Mix
  • Strobe's Lollipop Mix Instrumental


Chart Peak
Canadian RPM Charts 51
US Billboard Hot 100 76[1]
Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 12[1]


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