Boyfriend (Alphabeat song)

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"Boyfriend"
Single by Alphabeat
from the album This Is Alphabeat
Released October 1, 2007 (Denmark)
August 25, 2008 (UK)
January 14, 2008 (Denmark)(UK edit)
Recorded 2007
Genre Pop, dance-pop
Length 3:37 (Original Version)
3:15 (European Album Remix)
2:59 (UK Radio Edit)
Label Copenhagen Records
Producer(s) Mike Spencer
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)

"Boyfriend" is a song by Alphabeat.

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 videos[edit]

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]

Remixes[edit]

  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 listings[edit]

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)

Charts[edit]

In Denmark, the song peaked at #11 in October 2007.

On August 10, 2008, the song entered the UK Singles Chart at #70 on downloads alone and peaked at #15.

Peak positions[edit]