The year 1979 was a significant year in the career of Shirley Bassey. There was the recording of 6 BBC shows and a world tour. A disco version of This Is My Life was released in Europe and the USA on a single and a maxi single in different versions. The European version had The Magic Is You on the backside and the USA version had Copacabana on the back side. She got divorced and became a grand mother that year.