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"I Owe You Nothing" is a song by British boy band Bros. Written by Nicky Graham and Tom Watkins and produced by Graham, "I Owe You Nothing" was Bros's sole UK number one single, spending two weeks at the top in June 1988.[1]

"I Owe You Nothing"
I owe you nothing.jpg
Single by Bros
from the album Push
B-side"I Owe You Nothing (The Voice)"
Released31 August 1987
Re-released 6 June 1988
Format7" vinyl, 12" vinyl, cassette, CD single
Recorded1987, remixed 1988
GenrePop, Synthpop
Length3:34
LabelCBS
Songwriter(s)The Brothers (Nicky Graham and Tom Watkins)
Producer(s)Nicky Graham
Bros singles chronology
"Drop the Boy"
(1988)
"I Owe You Nothing"
(1987)
"I Quit"
(1988)
Music video
"I Owe You Nothing" (1987 version) on YouTube
Music video
"I Owe You Nothing" (1988 reissue) on YouTube

Originally released as their debut single the previous year, it failed to chart, but was remixed and re-released following the success of their breakthrough single "When Will I Be Famous?". The band never broke through in the US but did reach number 10 on the Billboard dance chart. The original version of the song can be found on the band's album Push. The B-side of the US release was "Shocked".

Contents

Track listingEdit

7" single (1987 & 1988)

  1. "I Owe You Nothing" – 3:34
  2. "I Owe You Nothing" (The Voice) – 3:15

12" and cassette single (1987)

  1. "I Owe You Nothing" (The Shep Pettibone Mix) – 6:15
  2. "I Owe You Nothing" (Pettibeats) – 3:39
  3. "I Owe You Nothing" (The Voice) – 3:15
  4. "I Owe You Nothing" (7" Mix) – 3:30

12" single (1988)

  1. "I Owe You Nothing" (Club Mix) – 7:36
  2. "I Owe You Nothing" (The Voice) – 3:15
  3. "I Owe You Nothing" (The Beats) – 3:36

12" "Over 18 Mix" single (1988)

  1. "I Owe You Nothing" (Over 18 Mix) – 18:01
  • Note: record is single-sided.

CD single (1988)

  1. "I Owe You Nothing" – 3:34
  2. "I Owe You Nothing" (Club Mix) – 7:36
  3. "I Owe You Nothing" (The Voice) – 3:15
  4. "I Owe You Nothing" (The Beats) – 3:36

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bros full Official Chart History". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Bros: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company.
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Bros – I Owe You Nothing". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Bros – I Owe You Nothing" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  5. ^ Nyman, Jake (2005). Suomi soi 4: Suuri suomalainen listakirja (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 951-31-2503-3.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Bros – I Owe You Nothing" (in French). Les classement single.
  7. ^ "Íslenski Listinn Topp 10 (15. júlí 1988)" (PDF) (in Icelandic). Dagblaðið Vísir. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  8. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – I Owe You Nothing". Irish Singles Chart.
  9. ^ Italian Singles Chart [1] (Retrieved 9 August 2008)
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Bros – I Owe You Nothing" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  11. ^ "Charts.nz – Bros – I Owe You Nothing". Top 40 Singles.
  12. ^ "South African Rock Lists Website SA Charts 1965 – 1989 Acts B". The South African Rock Encyclopedia. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  13. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.
  14. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Bros – I Owe You Nothing". Swiss Singles Chart.
  15. ^ "Bros Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard.
  16. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Bros – I Owe You Nothing". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  17. ^ * Zimbabwe. Kimberley, C. Zimbabwe: singles chart book. Harare: C. Kimberley, 2000
  18. ^ Scaping, Peter, ed. (1991). "Top 100 Singles: 1988". BPI YearBook 1989/90. British Phonographic Industry. pp. 64–65. ISBN 978-0-9061-5410-6.

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