Be a Boy

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"Be a Boy"
Be-a-Boy-Robbie Williams.jpg
Single by Robbie Williams
from the album Take the Crown
Released 11 March 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011–12
Genre Pop
Length 4:39 (album version)
3:42 (radio edit)
Label Island, Universal
Writer(s) Robbie Williams, Tim Metcalfe, Flynn Francis
Producer(s) Jacknife Lee
Robbie Williams singles chronology
"Be a Boy"
"Goin' Crazy"
Music video
"Be a Boy" on YouTube

"Be a Boy" is a song by English singer-songwriter Robbie Williams, taken from his ninth studio album, Take the Crown. It was released as the album's third and final single on 11 March 2013. The song was written by Robbie Williams, Tim Metcalfe and Flynn Francis. The song has charted in Belgium.

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Be a Boy" was first released onto YouTube on January 29, 2013 at a total length of three minutes and fifty-two seconds.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Be a Boy"   4:39

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
Albania (NRG Top 50 Chart)[2] 33
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[3] 14
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[4] 11
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[5] 52
Slovakia (Rádio Top 100)[6] 95

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United Kingdom 11 March 2013 Digital download Universal Records


  1. ^ Robbie Williams - Be A Boy. YouTube
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-22. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  3. ^ " – Robbie Williams – Be A Boy" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
  4. ^ " – Robbie Williams – Be A Boy" (in French). Ultratip.
  5. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Robbie Williams search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  6. ^ "SNS IFPI" (in Slovak). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 201325 into search.