Pop Life (David Guetta album)

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Pop Life
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Released18 June 2007
Recorded2006–07
Genre
Length
  • 48:40(regular edition)
  • 59:37 (limited edition)
Label
Producer
David Guetta chronology
Guetta Blaster
(2004)
Pop Life
(2007)
One Love
(2009)
Singles from Pop Life
  1. "Love Don't Let Me Go (Walking Away)"
    Released: 14 August 2006
  2. "Love Is Gone"
    Released: 3 August 2007
  3. "Baby When the Light"
    Released: 10 November 2007
  4. "Delirious"
    Released: 31 January 2008
  5. "Tomorrow Can Wait"
    Released: 7 July 2008
  6. "Everytime We Touch"
    Released: 16 January 2009
Professional ratings
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Pop Life is the third studio album released by French DJ David Guetta. It was released in 2007 and produced with Joachim Garraud. Longtime collaborator Chris Willis is the main vocalist; guest vocals are provided by JD Davis, Tara McDonald, Cozi Costi, Juliet Richardson and Thailand. The album has sold 530,000 copies worldwide and 18,000 copies in the United States. [4]

Contents

The first single to be released from Pop Life was "Love Is Gone", which became a top 10 hit on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number 9. The remix by Fred Rister (Frédéric Riesterer) and Joachim Garraud received plays in dance clubs across the world. The second single was "Baby When the Light", which featured vocals by Cozi and addition production by Steve Angello. Subsequent singles include "Delirious", featuring Tara McDonald on vocals, "Tomorrow Can Wait" and "Everytime We Touch".

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Baby When the Light" (featuring Cozi)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Angello
3:27
2."Love Is Gone" (with Chris Willis)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Riesterer
3:08
3."Everytime We Touch" (with Chris Willis, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Angello
  • Ingrosso
3:40
4."Delirious" (featuring Tara McDonald)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Sven Kirschner (co.)
4:31
5."Tomorrow Can Wait" (with Chris Willis vs. Tocadisco)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Tocadisco
3:33
6."Winner of the Game" (featuring JD Davis)
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Xavier Clayton
  • David Henrard
3:02
7."Do Something Love" (featuring Juliet)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
4:10
8."You're Not Alone" (featuring Tara McDonald)
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • McDonald
  • Ryden
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
3:54
9."Never Take Away My Freedom" (with Chris Willis)
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Willis
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
4:09
10."This Is Not a Love Song" (featuring JD Davis)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
3:46
11."Always" (featuring JD Davis)
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Clayton
  • Henrard
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Ritson (vocal)
4:00
12."Joan of Arc" (featuring Thailand)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
4:01
13."Love Is Gone" (with Chris Willis) (Fred Rister & Joachim Garraud Radio Edit Rmx)
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Riesterer
  • Willis
  • Guetta
  • Rister (and remix
  • Garraud (and remix)
3:22
14."Baby When the Light" (featuring Cozi) (David Guetta & Fred Rister Radio Edit)
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Angello
  • Dennis
  • Guetta (and remix)
  • Garraud
  • Angello
  • Reisterer(remix)
3:24
Total length:52:04
British and American bonus track
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
15."Love Don't Let Me Go (Walking Away)" (David Guetta vs. The Egg)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Willis
  • Idris Rahman
  • Jean-Charles Carre
  • Jeremy Bewley
  • Maff Scott
  • Ned Scott
  • Sophie Barker
  • Graham Barton
  • Matthew White
3:15
Total length:59:37
French limited edition bonus tracks [5]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
15."Don't Be Afraid" (with Chris Willis)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Willis
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
3:16
16."Take Me Away" (with Chris Willis)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Willis
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Riston (vocal)
4:25
17."Love Don't Let Me Go (Walking Away)" (David Guetta vs. The Egg)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Willis
  • Idris Rahman
  • Jean-Charles Carre
  • Jeremy Bewley
  • Maff Scott
  • Ned Scott
  • Sophie Barker
  • Graham Barton
  • Matthew White
3:15
Total length:59:37
Digital edition bonus tracks [6]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
14."Obsession" (featuring JD Davis and Miss B)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
3:06
15."Don't Be Afraid" (with Chris Willis)
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Willis
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
3:16
Total length:59:37
French limited edition bonus DVD [5]
No.TitleLength
1."The Making of Poplife"18:30
Total length:18:30
European limited edition Opendisc content [7]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Rock the Disco"
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Ritson
3:58
2."Love Is Gone" (Fuzzy Hair Dub)
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Riesterer
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Riesterer
5:47
3."Baby When the Light" (Joe T Vanelli Dub)
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Angello
  • Dennis
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
  • Angello
9:30
4."Poplife Medley"
  • Garraud
  • Guetta
  • Guetta
  • Garraud
2:50
5."David Guetta Interview"  5:10
6."Pop Life Album Mix"  1:00:54
7."Love Is Gone" (U-Myx Version)  3:08
Pop Life – Ultimate edition: Disc 2 [8]
No.TitleLength
1."Love Is Gone" (Amo & Navas Remix) 
2."Love Is Gone" (Eddie Thoneick's Liberte Edit Mix) 
3."Love Is Gone" (Fred Rister & Joachim Garraud Remix) 
4."Love Is Gone" (Fuzzy Hair Remix) 
5."Baby When the Light" (Dirty South Remix) 
6."Baby When the Light" (Fred Rister & David Guetta Remix) 
7."Baby When the Light" (Joe T. Vannelli Remix) 
8."Baby When the Light" (Laidback Luke Remix) 
9."Joan Of Arc" (Crookers Pimp My Ark Mix) 
Pop Life – Ultimate edition: Disc 3 [8]
No.TitleLength
1."Delirious" (Laidback Luke Remix) 
2."Delirious" (Arno Cost & Norman Doray Remix) 
3."Delirious" (Fred Rister Remix) 
4."Delirious" (Morefield & Bates Remix) 
5."Tomorrow Can Wait" (Sharam's Celtics Vox Remix) 
6."Tomorrow Can Wait" (Arias Remix) 
7."Tomorrow Can Wait" (Tocadisco Evil Mix) 
8."Everytime We Touch" (Inpetto Remix) 
9."Everytime We Touch" (David Tort Remix) 
10."Everytime We Touch" (Robbie Rivera Remix) 
Pop Life – Ultimate edition: bonus 12" vinyl [8]
No.TitleLength
1."Everytime We Touch" (Inpetto Remix) 
2."Everytime We Touch" (David Tort Remix) 
3."Everytime We Touch" (Robbie Rivera Remix) 
4."Everytime We Touch" (Extended Remix) 
Pop Life – Ultimate edition: bonus DVD [8]
No.TitleLength
1."Love Is Gone" (Video) 
2."Baby When the Light" (Video) 
3."Delirious" (Video) 
4."Tomorrow Can Wait" (Video) 

Chart performance

Certifications and sales

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Belgium (BEA) [17] Gold15,000*
France (SNEP) [18] Platinum200,000*
Russia (NFPF) [19] Platinum20,000*
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland) [20] Platinum30,000^
United States16,000 [4]
Summaries
Worldwide530,000 [4]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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