Four Letter Word (Beady Eye song)

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"Four Letter Word"
Single by Beady Eye
from the album Different Gear, Still Speeding
B-side"World Outside My Room"
Released17 January 2011 (2011-01-17)
Format7" vinyl
GenreAlternative rock, neo-psychedelia
Length4:22
LabelBeady Eye
Songwriter(s)Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer, Andy Bell
Producer(s)Beady Eye, Steve Lillywhite
Beady Eye singles chronology
"Bring the Light"
(2010)
"Four Letter Word"
(2011)
"The Roller"
(2011)
Different Gear, Still Speeding track listing
13 tracks
  1. "Four Letter Word"
  2. "Millionaire"
  3. "The Roller"
  4. "Beatles and Stones"
  5. "Wind Up Dream"
  6. "Bring the Light"
  7. "For Anyone"
  8. "Kill for a Dream"
  9. "Standing on the Edge of the Noise"
  10. "Wigwam"
  11. "Three Ring Circus"
  12. "The Beat Goes On"
  13. "The Morning Son"

"Four Letter Word" is a single by English band Beady Eye, released on Beady Eye Records as "BEADY3". The track is also featured on their 2011 debut album Different Gear, Still Speeding as the opening track. The video for the song was premièred exclusively for NME and also on the band's official website on 26 December 2010, at the same time a limited edition 7" vinyl was released on 17 January 2011[1] on 7" vinyl backed with new track "World Outside My Room".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer, and Andy Bell.

  1. "Four Letter Word" – 4:15
  2. "World Outside My Room" – 4:25

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song, directed by Julian House and Julian Gibbs,[2] was released exclusively on the NME website on 26 December 2010,[3] and features the band, and live members Jeff Wootton and Matt Jones, playing to an audience in an undisclosed location in London[2] with psychedelic imagery interspersed throughout. The release of the music video was also the first release of the song.

Reception[edit]

"Four Letter Word" has so far been given even higher praise than the band's previous single, "Bring the Light".[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 114

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Four Letter Word". BeadyEye. Archived from the original on 2011-01-24. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
  2. ^ a b Hot right now:    . "Beady Eye Unveil Video For New Song 'Four Letter Word'". Gigwise. Retrieved 2011-08-13.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ Running time: 04:22 (2008-10-16). "Beady Eye - 'Four Letter Word' Exclusive New Track - NMETV Latest Music Videos and Clips". Nme.Com. Retrieved 2011-08-13.
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "CHART: CLUK Update 29.01.2011 (wk3)". Retrieved 2012-02-28.