Be Alone No More

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"Be Alone No More"
Another Level - Be Alone No More.jpeg
Single by Another Level featuring Jay-Z
from the album Another Level
Released16 February 1998 (1998-02-16)
Recorded1997
GenreR&B
Length4:02
LabelNorthwestside
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Cutfather & Joe
Another Level singles chronology
"Be Alone No More"
(1998)
"Freak Me"
(1998)
Jay-Z singles chronology
"The City Is Mine"
(1998)
"Be Alone No More"
(1998)
"Wishing on a Star"
(1998)

"Be Alone No More" is the debut single by British R&B vocal quartet Another Level, released on 16 February 1998. It is from their eponymous debut album, and features American rapper Jay-Z.[1] The song was written by Steven Dubin, Andrea Martin and Ivan Matias. In 1999, it was released a second time in remix form together with a cover of the Simply Red song "Holding Back the Years". The two releases peaked at number 6 and number 11 in the UK respectively.[2] Several UK garage remixes were also released, such as the 'Dubmonsters Mix' and 'Another Groove Mix'. The latter is a mashup with Double 99's "RipGroove".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Be Alone No More" (C&J Radio Mix) – 4:02
  2. "Be Alone No More" (Blacksmith Skate & Roll Mix) – 5:28
  3. "Be Alone No More" (Another Groove Mix) – 6:10
  4. "Be Alone No More" (Blacksmith's R'n'B Radio Rub) – 6:21

Personnel[edit]

Philip George and Anton Powers version[edit]

"Alone No More"
Alone No More.jpg
Single by Philip George and Anton Powers
Released30 September 2015 (2015-09-30)
Recorded2015
GenreDeep house
Length2:53
Label3 Beat Productions
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Philip George
Philip George singles chronology
"Wish You Were Mine"
(2014)
"Alone No More"
(2015)
"Feel This Way"
(2016)
Anton Powers singles chronology
"Alone No More"
(2015)
"Love You Better"
(2016)

In 2015, "Be Alone No More" was covered by British producers Philip George and Anton Powers, retitled "Alone No More".[4] It debuted at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart, number 1 on the UK Dance Singles Chart and number 1 on the Scottish Singles Chart. It was released on 2 October 2015 as a digital download in the UK through 3 Beat Records.

Background[edit]

Powers had been toying with the idea of remixing "Be Alone No More" for several years before meeting George who suggested it be a good idea. They then covered the song, with George producing the single and Powers singing the lyrics.

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Alone No More" was first released onto YouTube on 10 September 2015 at a total length of three minutes and three seconds.

Track listings[edit]

Digital download – Single
No.TitleLength
1."Alone No More"2:53
Digital Download - Single (Extended Mix)
No.TitleLength
1."Alone No More" (Extended Mix)4:17
Digital download – Remixes
No.TitleLength
1."Alone No More" (Danny Bond Remix)5:39
2."Alone No More" (Midnight City Remix)4:28
3."Alone No More" (Ferreck Dawn Remix)5:32
4."Alone No More" (Ferreck Dawn Vocal Dub)5:32
5."Alone No More" (DubRocca Remix)4:58
6."Alone No More" (George Whyman Remix)5:12
7."Alone No More" (Etherwood Remix)5:13
8."Alone No More" (PBD & Jack Shizzle Remix)4:45
9."Alone No More" (Tom Zanetti & K.O. Kane Remix)4:46
10."Alone No More" (Distant Light Remix)2:57
11."Alone No More" (Dexcell Remix)5:06
12."Alone No More" (Philip George's 5am Mix)6:27
13."Alone No More" (Tazer Remix)3:35

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
Position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[5] 62
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[6] 63
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 65
Scotland (OCC)[8] 1
UK Dance (OCC)[9] 1
UK Singles (OCC)[10] 4
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[11] 4

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[12] Platinum 600,000double-dagger

double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Ireland 30 September 2015 Digital download 3 Beat Productions
United Kingdom 2 October 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baker, Ernest (2013-03-19). "Another Level's "Be Alone No More" Remix (1998) - Jay-Z's 25 Best Guest Verses on Remixes". Complex. Retrieved 2015-10-11.
  2. ^ "The Official Charts Company - Another Level - Be Alone No More". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Another Level's 'Be Alone No More (Another Groove Mix)' - Discover the Sample Source". WhoSampled.
  4. ^ "Soul Food | Release information | Phillip George & Anton Powers: Alone No More". Music-house.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-10-11.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Philip George and Anton Powers – Alone No More" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Philip George and Anton Powers – Alone No More" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  7. ^ "Chart Track: Week 40, 2015". Irish Singles Chart.
  8. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  9. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company.
  10. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  11. ^ "Phillip George - Dance Club Songs Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  12. ^ "British single certifications – Philip George & Anton Powers – Alone No More". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 22 May 2020.

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