"Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely" is single number three from the American band Backstreet Boys’ album "Millenium", which got released in 1999 as their studio album with the number three.
Recorded in Sweden at the Cheiron and Polar Studios in October-November 1998, "Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely" has been released at the very end of the year 1999, on December 21 for the Jive Records label.
The single has been written by Herbie Crichlow and Max Martin, Martin also aiding the production process, alongside Kristian Lundin. "Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely" has been featured on a CD single in January 2000.
The free Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely piano sheet music is truly a proof of the band’s talent.
Being a pop ballad with R&B and Latin pop influences, this song has been well received by the critics, being praised for the "lush orchestration" and the "melodic claws". Billboard has called it a "beautifully produced anthem".
"Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely" has fared well on the charts, both in the US and internationally. Starting off at rank 74 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, the song reached the sixth place of the Hot 100 in March, 2000, staying in the top 10 for more than 10 days.
The single has also reached the first place on the Top 40 Mainstream charts and even got second on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks. It has also ranked first on the Canadian RPM charts, in the UK reaching third place. Worldwide, it reached top 10 in places such as Germany, Italy, Norway, Ireland, Finland, Austria, and Belgium.
"Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely" has received a nomination for a Grammy Award, for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. Lyrically, it is a genuine sad song, which expresses the loneliness of not having a loved one next to you anymore.
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