“Life Is a Flower” is a song by the Swedish pop group Ace of Base. It was released in April 1998 as the lead single from their greatest hits compilation album, “Flowers” with “No Good Lover” on the B-side. The song was written by Ace of Base founding member, Jonas “Joker” Berggren. Ace of Base gained international fame in the 1990s with their catchy pop and dance tracks. The single reached the top ten in numerous countries, incl. #5 in the UK. The song’s success was not limited to Europe, where Ace of Base had already established a strong fan base. “Life Is a Flower” also performed well in countries like the United States, where it became a dance hit.
“Life Is a Flower” is an upbeat and infectious pop song with a positive and optimistic message. The lyrics convey themes of living in the present, embracing life’s beauty, and finding joy in simple pleasures. The song’s melody and catchy chorus made it a popular choice on radio stations and in dance clubs.The music video was created by Jenny Berggren. The video includes members of the group against a green screen background with limited elements of scenography, including a washing machine and bathtub.
Ace of Base’s music often blended pop, dance, and reggae influences, and “Life Is a Flower” was no exception. The group’s signature sound, combined with the song’s positive message, contributed to its appeal among listeners. “Flowers,” the greatest hits album that “Life Is a Flower” appeared on, included some of Ace of Base’s most well-known tracks, such as “The Sign,” “All That She Wants,” and “Don’t Turn Around.” Ace of Base continued to release music and tour for several years after “Life Is a Flower.” However, the original lineup underwent changes, with some members leaving the group in the late 1990s and early 2000s. “Life Is a Flower” remains a beloved and nostalgic song for fans of Ace of Base and ’90s pop music. Its uplifting message and catchy melody have contributed to its enduring popularity, making it one of the memorable tracks in the group’s discography.