A Different Beat (song)

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"A Different Beat"
Single by Boyzone
from the album A Different Beat
Released 2 December 1996
Genre Pop
Length 3:24
Label Polydor
Writer(s) Ronan Keating, Stephen Gately, Shane Lynch, Keith Duffy, Martin Brannigan, Ray Hedges
Producer(s) Ray Hedges, Trevor Horn
Boyzone singles chronology
"A Different Beat"
"Isn't It a Wonder"

"A Different Beat" is a song by Irish boy band Boyzone from their second studio album, A Different Beat. The song was written by Ronan Keating, Stephen Gately, Shane Lynch, Keith Duffy, Martin Brannigan, and Ray Hedges, and it was produced by Hedges with additional production by Trevor Horn on the radio edit. It was released as the album's second single on 2 December 1996 by Polydor Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Different Beat" (Radio Edit) - 3:34
  2. "Angel" - 3:45
  3. "A Different Beat" (Remix) - 6:10
CD2 (In Limited Edition Digipak)
  1. "A Different Beat" (Radio Edit) - 3:34
  2. "Angel" - 3:45
  3. "Key to My Life" (Live at Wembley) - 4:12
  4. "A Different Beat" (Remix) - 6:10


Chart (1996) Peak
Irish Singles Chart[1] 2
Japanese Singles Chart[2] 11
UK Singles Chart[3] 1
Chart (1997) Peak
Australian Singles Chart[4] 42
Austrian Singles Chart[4] 37
Dutch Singles Chart[4] 78
German Singles Chart[5] 31
Preceded by
"I Feel You" by Peter Andre
UK Singles Chart number-one single
8 December 1996 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" by Dunblane


  1. ^ "The Irish Charts - All there is to know". irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 25 September 2011. Search by Song Title, A Different Beat
  2. ^ Oricon Singles Chart Oricon Singles Chart (Retrieved 2 November 2012)
  3. ^ UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved 23 November 2008)
  4. ^ a b c Steffen Hung. "Boyzone - A Different Beat". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 
  5. ^ musicline.de / PhonoNet GmbH. "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche". musicline.de. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 

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