Left Outside Alone was the powerful pop rock anthem released in 2004 by Anastacia which was the lead single from her self-titled third studio album. Not only a fan favourite but also one of her best selling single to date.
The single peaked at #1 Australia, Austria, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland; number two in Denmark, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Norway; and number three in the United Kingdom and Hungary, while overall it became the sixth biggest selling European single of 2004.
In the United States, “Left Outside Alone” was another success on the Billboard dance charts, where it reached the top position on the Hot Dance Singles Sales, as well as number five on the Hot Dance Club Play. The track garnered near universal critical acclaim with praise coming from Anastacia’s new musical sound as well as her new singing sound found in the opening of the song being compared to Evanescence‘s Amy Lee.
The singles commercial success gave Anastacia some really impressive Certifications worldwide:
- Australia – 2× platinum
- Austria – Gold
- Belgium – Gold
- Germany – Gold
- Norway – Gold
- Switzerland – Gold
- United Kingdom – Silver
With the release of Anastacia’s sixth studio album Resurrection, she will make a part 2 of this track exclusively for the deluxe edition track.
“Ten years later, I’m putting out an album and I wanted to revisit that song. I gave myself an opportunity to do that. I loved it and it’s a completely different perspective on the song.”
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