You Stepped Into My Life

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"You Stepped Into My Life"
Love So Right.jpg
Single by Bee Gees
from the album Children of the World
A-side "Love So Right"
Released September 1976
Format 7", 45rpm
Recorded 3 February 1976, Criteria Studios
7 May 1976, Quebec, Canada
Genre Disco, funk
Length 3:25
Label RSO
Writer(s) Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb
Producer(s) Bee Gees, Albhy Galuten, Karl Richardson
Bee Gees flipsides chronology
"You Stepped Into My Life"

"You Stepped Into My Life" is a song released by the Bee Gees in September 1976 on the album Children of the World.[1] It was also released as the B-side of "Love So Right".[2] Written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb.

In Canada, this song was chosen as the A-side and its flipside was "Love So Right"[3] In Scandinavia and UK, it released as a double A side single with "Love So Right". Allmusic's Bruce Eder called this funk number as one of the "soul ballads" on the album Children of the World.[4]


The Bee Gees started to record this song on February 3'rd at Criteria Studios in Miami. It was finished on May 7'th after they recorded and finished "Can't Keep a Good Man Down" and "Boogie Child" the day before in Le Studio in Quebec.[5]

Musical structure[edit]

The first parts of the song features a funky electric and bass guitar beat by Alan Kendall and Maurice Gibb and later joined by Blue Weaver through synthesizers and keyboards.

The song is all about a singer became happy when he met his lover, the singer also tells his painful memory before he met his lover, and described her touch to him as an "ecstasy".[6]


Cover versions[edit]

"You Stepped Into My Life"
Single by Melba Moore
from the album Melba '78
Released 1978
Format 7", 12"
Genre Funk, disco
Label Epic
Writer(s) Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb
Producer(s) Gene McFadden, John Whitehead, Jerry Cohen
Melba Moore singles chronology
"The Way You Make Me Feel"
"You Stepped Into My Life"
"Standing Right Here"


  1. ^ "Bee Gees - Children of the World". 
  2. ^ "Bee Gees - Love So Right". 
  3. ^ "Bee Gees - You Stepped Into My Life (Canada release)". 
  4. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Children of the World - Bee Gees". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Joseph Brennan. "Gibb Songs: 1976". 
  6. ^ "Bee Gees - You Stepped Into My Life". Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "Melba Moore - You Stepped Into My Life". 
  8. ^ "McFadden & Whitehead - Billboard". Billboard. May 5, 1979. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "Patti Boulaye - You Stepped Into My Life". 
  10. ^ "Wayne Newton - You Stepped Into My Life". 
  11. ^ "Spotlight On... The Bee Gees". 

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