Have You Never Been Mellow
Have You Never Been Mellow
Artist: The Olivia Project
Composition/Lyrics: John Farrar
Album: magic (1998)
First Music Game Appearance: DanceDanceRevolution
Other Music Game Appearances: None.
Have you never been happy Just to hear your song? Have you never let someone else be strong? There was a day When I just had to tell my point of view I was like you Now I don't mean to make you frown No, I just want you to slow down Have you never been mellow? Have you never tried To find a comfort from inside you? Have you never been happy Just to hear your song? Have you never let someone else be strong? Have you never been mellow?
Song Connections / Remixes
- Have You Never Been Mellow - originally titled HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW (KCP Remix) in its album debut - is a rearrangement of the Olivia Project cover of Have You Never Been Mellow, which itself is a cover of the 1975 hit song by Olivia Newton-John of the same name, which can be found on her single of the same name.
- This remix was originally made for the Japanese version of The Olivia Project's 1998 album, magic. It was later included on Dancemania 10 two months later.
- A speed remix of Have You Never Been Mellow, titled HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW (MM GROOVIN MIX), can be found in DanceDanceRevolution 4thMIX.
- An 8-bit arrangement of Have You Never Been Mellow appears in DanceDanceRevolution GB.
- Another remix of Have You Never Been Mellow by nc featuring vocals by Kanae Asaba, titled HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW (20th Anniversary Mix), appears in DanceDanceRevolution A20.
- A trance pop cover of Have You Never Been Mellow by Olivia, titled Have You Never Been Mellow (Rainbow Trance Mix), appears on the album That's EuroTRANCE.
- This song has different backgrounds, banners, jackets, or other related images. For more information, please see this page.
- Have You Never Been Mellow was never referred to by its correct title in any DanceDanceRevolution title.
- Before DanceDanceRevolution X3 VS 2ndMIX, Have You Never Been Mellow's title and artist were capitalized as HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW and THE OLIVIA PROJECT, respectively.
- From DanceDanceRevolution through 4thMIX PLUS, Have You Never Been Mellow was labeled under the 1998 Dancemania 10 album.
- It's also under that label in DanceDanceRevolution X3 VS 2ndMIX's 2ndMIX MODE.
- According to NAOKI MAEDA, Have You Never Been Mellow is one of his favorite licensed songs from early DanceDanceRevolution games.
- HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW received brand-new Single MANIAC and Double ANOTHER charts, as well as a new background, in DanceDanceRevolution Internet Ranking Version.
- HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW's new background is based on LET'S GET DOWN's original DanceDanceRevolution background.
- HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW's Single ANOTHER chart is the only DIFFICULT chart to be rated Level 2 on the classic 1-10 scale.
- HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW received a brand-new Double MANIAC chart in DanceDanceRevolution 4thMIX.
- HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW received brand-new Single and Double MANIAC charts in DanceDanceRevolution 4thMIX PLUS, replacing the old ones.
- Both Single and Double MANIAC charts were carried over to DanceDanceRevolution X3 VS 2ndMIX as CHALLENGE charts, keeping the original ones as EXPERT charts.
- HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW received a BEGINNER chart in DanceDanceRevolution BEST HITS. This chart was carried over to the arcade releases in DanceDanceRevolution X3 VS 2ndMIX.
- In DanceDanceRevolution GB, HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW runs at 124 BPM.
Song Production Information
Difficulty & Notecounts
DanceDanceRevolution difficulty from the original game to 2ndMIX rated from 1 to 8, 2ndMIX CLUB through 5thMIX (and the Solo games) rated from 1 to 9, and 1 to 20 from X onwards. (Ratings and notecounts obtained from BEMANIWiki 2nd.)
|Notecounts / Freeze Arrows / Shock Arrows||52 / 0||68 / 0||118 / 0||171 / 0||236 / 0 / 0||95 / 0||145 / 0||132 / 0||243 / 0 / 0|
|DanceDanceRevolution Internet Ranking Ver.||-||1||2||5||-||↑3||4||-||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution 2ndMIX→3rdMIX PLUS||-||1||2||↓4||-||↓2||↓3||-||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution 4thMIX PLUS||-||1||2||※7||-||2||3||※8||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution X3 VS 2ndMIX||1||3||5||7||12||4||6||7||11|
|DanceDanceRevolution CS JP||-||2||3||5||-||4||5||-||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution BEST HITS||1||1||2||4||-||2||3||6||-|
|DanceDanceRevolution CS NA||1||1||2||4||-||2||3||6||-|
※ These charts are different from the earlier MANIAC charts, and correspond to the later CHALLENGE charts.
|DanceDanceRevolution 4thMIX Solo→4thMIX PLUS Solo||2||4||6|