Love Life (song)

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"Love Life"
Alcazar - Love Life.jpg
Single by Alcazar
from the album Alcazarized
Released15 May 2003
Recorded2003
Genre Eurodance, pop
Length3:53
Label BMG, RCA Records
Songwriter(s) Chris Lowe, Neil Tennant
Alcazar singles chronology
"Someday"
(2003)
"Love Life"
(2003)
"This Is the World We Live In"
(2003)

"Love Life" is a Pet Shop Boys song originally performed and released by the Swedish band Alcazar. It was the fourth single to be taken from their #2 album Alcazarized . The song was originally titled "Can I Be the One?", and was demoed by Pet Shop Boys themselves. "Love Life" peaked at #10 in Sweden.

Contents

Alcazar version

Formats and track listings

These are the formats and track listings of promotional single releases of "Love Life".

CD single

  1. "Original Version" - 3:54
  2. "Extended Version" - 6:35
  3. "FL Rebirth Club Mix" - 9:22

Chart performance

Chart (2003)Peak
position
Swedish Singles Chart [1] 10

Pet Shop Boys version

"Love Life"
Single by Pet Shop Boys
B-side "A Powerful Friend"
Released17 April 2010
FormatLimited-edition 7" vinyl
Recorded2001
Genre Eurodance, pop
Length3:50
Label Parlophone
Songwriter(s) Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe
Producer(s) Pet Shop Boys
Pet Shop Boys singles chronology
"Beautiful People"
(2009)
"Love Life"
(2010)
"Together"
(2010)

Pet Shop Boys released their own version of "Love Life" as a limited edition 7" single for Record Store Day in April 2010.

limited edition 7-inch single

A. "Love life"

B. "A Powerful Friend"

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