Four Letter Word (Beady Eye song)

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"Four Letter Word"
Single by Beady Eye
from the album Different Gear, Still Speeding
B-side "World Outside My Room"
Released 17 January 2011 (2011-01-17)
Format 7" vinyl
Genre Alternative rock, neo-psychedelia
Length 4:22
Label Beady Eye
Writer(s) Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer, Andy Bell
Producer(s) Beady Eye, Steve Lillywhite
Beady Eye singles chronology
"Bring the Light"
"Four Letter Word"
"The Roller"
Different Gear, Still Speeding track listing

"Four Letter Word" is a single by English band Beady Eye, released on Beady Eye Records as "BEADY3". The track is also featured on their 2011 debut album Different Gear, Still Speeding as the opening track. The video for the song was premièred exclusively for NME and also on the bands official website on 26 December 2010, at the same time a limited edition 7" vinyl was released on 17 January 2011[1] on 7" vinyl backed with new track "World Outside My Room".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer, and Andy Bell.

  1. "Four Letter Word" – 4:15
  2. "World Outside My Room" – 4:25

Music video[edit]

The music video, directed by Julian House and Julian Gibbs,[2] for the song was released exclusively on the NME website on 26 December 2010,[3] and features the band, and live members Jeff Wootton and Matt Jones, playing to an audience in an undisclosed location in London[2] with psychedelic imagery interspersed throughout. The release of the music video was also the first release of the song.


"Four Letter Word" has so far been given even higher praise than the band's previous single, "Bring the Light".[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 114


  1. ^ "Four Letter Word". BeadyEye. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  2. ^ a b Hot right now:    . "Beady Eye Unveil Video For New Song 'Four Letter Word'". Gigwise. Retrieved 2011-08-13. 
  3. ^ Running time: 04:22 (2008-10-16). "Beady Eye - 'Four Letter Word' Exclusive New Track - NMETV Latest Music Videos and Clips". Nme.Com. Retrieved 2011-08-13. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "CHART: CLUK Update 29.01.2011 (wk3)". Retrieved 2012-02-28.