Be the One (The Ting Tings song)

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"Be the One"
Be the one final.jpg
Single by The Ting Tings
from the album We Started Nothing
Released13 October 2008
FormatCD single, digital download, 7" single
Songwriter(s)Jules De Martino, Katie White
Producer(s)Jules De Martino
The Ting Tings singles chronology
"Shut Up and Let Me Go"
"Be the One"
"We Walk"

"Be the One" is a song by English duo The Ting Tings from their debut album, We Started Nothing (2008). Originally slated for release on 6 October 2008, the song was ultimately released on 13 October 2008 as the album's fifth single.

Music video[edit]

The music video premiered on 10 September 2008 on[1] It begins with Katie White waking up in a hospital, appearing to not know how she got there and sneaking out. White is joined by Jules De Martino while walking down a back street with their friends following them wanting to hang out, but White and De Martino refuse. Also following them are large screens showing their movements. In the end, they meet up and soon drive off in a black and white car. It is soon revealed that the entire video is set in a studio in Chicago.

Track listings[edit]

  • UK CD single
  1. "Be the One" (Single Mix) – 2:51
  2. "Be the One" (Bimbo Jones Club Remix) – 7:31
  • UK iTunes EP[2]
  1. "Be the One" (Single Mix) – 2:51
  2. "Be the One" (Bimbo Jones Club Remix) – 7:31
  3. "Be the One" (The Japanese Popstars Remix) – 5:50
  • UK 7" single
A. "Be the One" (Single Mix) – 2:51
B. "Be the One" (The Japanese Popstars Remix) – 5:50
  • UK iTunes Download
  1. "Be the One (Live From The Islington Mill) - 3:52


Chart (2008) Peak
Scottish Singles Chart[3] 11
UK Singles Chart[4] 28
Chart (2009) Peak
Czech Airplay Chart[5] 7


  1. ^ "WORLD EXCLUSIVE! – Watch the Ting Tings new video!". Hearst Corporation. 10 September 2008. Archived from the original on 2 February 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2008.
  2. ^ "Be the One – EP by The Ting Tings". iTunes Store UK. Apple Inc. Retrieved 12 November 2011.[permanent dead link]
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  4. ^ "The Ting Tings – Be The One". The Official Charts Company. Chart Stats. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  5. ^ "RADIO TOP100 Oficiální – TING TINGS – Be The One" (in Czech). IFPI Czech Republic. Retrieved 30 January 2009.

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