It reached number one in France for four weeks and hit the charts in several other countries.
As of July 2014, it was the 85th best-selling single of the 21st century in France, with 328,000 units sold.
Most recently, it was covered by the band Hex RX for the "Das Bunker: Choice of a New Generation" compilation.
In 2012, "Robots", a single by Belgian singer Kate Ryan, sampled the song.
Also, in 2013, it was used as the main theme in the song "Get Ready Now" by Beatmaker. Pakito released their album Video containing the single and another remix.
This week's most popular songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data provided by online music sources.
"Living on Video" is a song by Trans-X written and published in 1981, but not released until 1983 by Polydor, re-released in 1985.
It became a massive hit worldwide, as well as peaking at #61 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Trans-X also recorded a French-language version under the title Vivre sur Vidéo.
The song has been covered by many artists throughout the years.
It was remixed by Trans-X in 2003 and again 2006, and again by French DJ Pakito who also made it a hit.
The song has also been remixed by U96 as Love Sees No Colour (Version 2), Nathalie De Borah, DJ Piccolo, Dr.
Lektroluv, Trance XS, Cardenia, Cosmo & Tom, La Bouche, Culture Beat, DJ Interface, Ratty, Lazard, Gary D, Masterboy, Pin-Occhio (as "Tu Tatuta Tuta Ta"), 2 Brothers on the 4th Floor (as "Living in Cyberspace"), Potatoheadz and by both Tronix Dj and Recorder.