Don't Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go)

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"Don't Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go)"
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Single by Noisettes
from the album Wild Young Hearts
Released 23 March 2009 (2009-03-23)
Format CD single, digital download, 12" single
Genre Indie rock, funk
Length 3:12 (Radio Edit)
3:49 (Album Version)
Label Mercury, Universal
Songwriter(s) George Astasio, Jamie Morrison, Jason Pebworth, Shingai Shoniwa, Daniel JM Smith
Noisettes singles chronology
"Wild Young Hearts"
"Don't Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go)"
"Never Forget You"
"Wild Young Hearts"
"Don't Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go)"
"Never Forget You"
Alternative cover
Alternate European CD single cover.
Alternate European CD single cover.

"Don't Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go)" is the second single from the British band Noisettes' second studio album, Wild Young Hearts (2009). The official remix features Wale and Estelle.

The track was prominently featured in television advertisements for Mazda 2 throughout 2009 and 2010 in the United Kingdom.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Of the track, USA Today said "The London band has a grabber in Shingai Shoniwa's soul-jazz vocal, funky bass lines, snappy guitars and disco beat."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

In the United Kingdom, the song made its debut on 29 March 2009 at number two and made it to number one on the iTunes downloads chart, becoming the band's highest-charting single to date. The song entered the Irish Singles Chart at number 55 on 2 April 2009. On 9 April, "Don't Upset the Rhythm (Go Baby Go)" was the Irish chart's "greatest gainer" of the week after jumping to number 18 and ultimately peaking at number 8.


Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
Dutch Singles Chart[3] 75
European Hot 100 Singles[4] 4
Irish Singles Chart[5] 8
Swiss Singles Chart[6] 79
UK Singles Chart[5] 2
U.S. Hot Dance Songs[7] 4

End-of-year charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Position
UK Singles Chart[8] 43

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format
United Kingdom 23 March 2009 CD single, digital download


  1. ^ Smirke, Richard (9 May 2009), "MAKING A NOISE". Billboard. 121 (18):60
  2. ^ Edna Gundersen (28 April 2009), "TRACKS". USA Today
  3. ^ "Dutch Singles Chart". 
  4. ^ "European Hot 100 Singles". Billboard. Archived from the original on 23 March 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2009. 
  5. ^ a b "Noisettes – Don't Upset The Rhythm (Go Baby Go) – Music Charts". α Retrieved 10 May 2009. 
  6. ^ "Swiss Singles Chart". 
  7. ^ "Hot Dance Club Songs". 
  8. ^ "Charts Plus Year end 2009" (PDF). Charts Plus. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

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