Girish Mahajan

Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)

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B-side  "Ancient History"
Format  CD single
Length  2:50
Released  November 7, 1994
Genre  Country
Label  Arista Nashville

"Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Pam Tillis. It was released in November 1994 as the third single from the album, Sweetheart's Dance. She co-wrote the song with Jess Leary, and co-produced it with Steve Fishell. The song is Tillis' only number-one single on the Billboard country charts.


Background and writing

Tillis said that she chose the song's title after seeing a guest on Geraldo who had a tattoo reading "mi vida loca", which is Spanish for "my crazy life".

Critical reception

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that the song has a "south-of-the-border Bo Diddley feel."

Music video

The music video was directed by Roger Pistole and premiered in late 1994.


Compiled from album liner notes.

  • Dan Dugmore — acoustic guitar
  • John Barlow Jarvis — accordion
  • John Jorgenson — electric guitar, acoustic guitar solo
  • Greg Leisz — steel guitar
  • Suzi Ragsdale — background vocals
  • Milton Sledge — drums
  • Harry Stinson — percussion
  • Pam Tillis — lead vocals, background vocals
  • Biff Watson — acoustic guitar
  • Willie Weeks — bass guitar
  • Chart positions

    "Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)" debuted at number 55 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of November 19, 1994.


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