Somebody New (song)

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"Somebody New"
Single by Billy Ray Cyrus
from the album It Won't Be the Last
B-side "Only Time Will Tell"
Released September 28, 1993[1]
Format CD, cassette
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre Country
Length 3:45
Label PolyGram/Mercury
Writer(s) Alex Harvey, Mike Curtis
Producer(s) Jim Cotton, Joe Scaife
Billy Ray Cyrus singles chronology
"In the Heart of a Woman"
"Somebody New"
"Words by Heart"

"Somebody New" is a song written by Alex Harvey and Mike Curtis, and recorded by American country music singer, Billy Ray Cyrus. It was released in September 1993 as the second single from his platinum-selling second album, It Won't Be the Last. The song was the follow-up to "In the Heart of a Woman". "Somebody New" reached a peak of number 9 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs chart), and number 4 on the U.S. Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. It also gained play in Canada, where it reached number 14.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 14
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 9


  1. ^ AOL Music profile for "Somebody New"
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2331." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Billy Ray Cyrus Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Billy Ray Cyrus. Retrieved May 25, 2011.