Boyfriend (Alphabeat song)

"Boyfriend" is a song by Alphabeat.

"Boyfriend"
Single by Alphabeat
from the album This Is Alphabeat
Released1 October 2007 (Denmark)
25 August 2008 (UK)
14 January 2008 (Denmark)(UK edit)
Recorded2007
GenrePop, dance-pop
Length3:37 (Original Version)
3:15 (European Album Remix)
2:59 (UK Radio Edit)
LabelCopenhagen Records
Songwriter(s)Anders Bønløkke
Producer(s)Rune Westberg (Original Version)
Mike Spencer (UK Radio Edit)
Alphabeat singles chronology
"Fantastic 6"
(2007)
"Boyfriend"
(2007)
"Go Go"
(2008)
Alphabeat UK singles chronology
"10,000 Nights"
(2008)
"Boyfriend"
(2008)
"What Is Happening"
(2008)

A new version, produced by Mike Spencer, was released as their third UK single. Radio 1 put the song on their A List.

The song was inspired by a Swedish film that depicted a teenage, lesbian romance.[1]

Music videosEdit

There have so far been two music video versions. A Danish one, directed by Daniel Eskils features the band performing and having their instruments drawn on the wall.

A second video was released in the UK and involves the group performing in front of tape recorders, while Anders SG becomes wrapped up by the tapes.[2]

RemixesEdit

  1. Boyfriend (Radio Edit)
  2. Boyfriend (Pete Hammond 7" Remix)
  3. Boyfriend (Pete Hammond 12" Remix)
  4. Boyfriend (Dave Spoon Remix)
  5. Boyfriend (Alex Metric Remix)
  6. Boyfriend (Easy Remix)
  7. Boyfriend (Bloody Beetroots Remix)
  8. Boyfriend (Wawa Radio Edit)
  9. Boyfriend (Wawa Club Remix)
  10. Boyfriend (Wawa Dub)
  11. Boyfriend (Caged Baby Remix)

Track listingsEdit

CD Single:

  1. Boyfriend
  2. Black & Gold (Radio 1 Live Lounge session)

iTunes exclusive vingle:

  1. Boyfriend
  2. Boyfriend (Live @ Koko)
  3. A Message
  4. Boyfriend (video)

Standard mixes bundle:

  1. Boyfriend
  2. Boyfriend Alex Metric Mix
  3. Boyfriend Bloody Beetroot Mix
  4. Boyfriend Dave Spoon Remix
  5. Boyfriend Caged Baby Remix
  6. Boyfriend Pete Hammond Mix (radio edit)
  7. Boyfriend WaWa Remix (radio edit)

ChartsEdit

Chart (2007–08) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 14
Denmark (Tracklisten)[4] 11
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 49
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[6] 12
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[7] 71
UK Singles (OCC)[8] 15

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