Picture of You (Boyzone song)

"Picture of You"
Single by Boyzone
from the album Where We Belong and Bean: The Ultimate Disaster Movie Soundtrack
Released 21 July 1997
Format CD single
Recorded 1997
Genre Pop, teen pop
Length 3:28
Label Polydor
Writer(s) Andrew Watkins, Paul Wilson, Eliot Kennedy, Ronan Keating
Producer(s) Absolute
Boyzone singles chronology
"Isn't It a Wonder"
"Picture of You"
"Baby Can I Hold You" / "Shooting Star"

"Picture of You" is a song by Irish boy band Boyzone. It was released on 21 July 1997 as the first single from their third studio album, Where We Belong. The song was written by frontman Ronan Keating, Eliot Kennedy and Absolute. The song led to a nomination for Keating for an Ivor Novello Award, which he won, and is best remembered as the main theme song for the film Bean: The Ultimate Disaster Movie; Rowan Atkinson appeared on the single cover and in the music video with the band.

The song appeared in advertisements by the Philippines leading wireless services provider, Smart Communications with its slogan, "Live More", along with Disney Channel teen sitcom Liv and Maddie and the 2000 Nickelodeon original movie Snow Day.

Track listing

  1. "Picture of You" - 3:28
  2. "Let The Message Run Free" - 5:08
  3. "Words" (Spanglish Version) - 4:02
CD2 (In Limited Edition Digipak)
  1. "Picture of You" - 3:28
  2. "Picture of You" (Extended Mix) - 5:54
  3. "I've Got You" - 3:45
CD3 (Smart Communications "Live More" version)
  1. "Picture of You" - 3:28
CD4 (Disney Channel's Liv and Maddie version)
  1. "Picture of You" - 3:28

Charts and certifications


Chart (1997) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[1] 39
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[2] 23
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 30
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 19
Denmark (Tracklisten)[5] 9
France (SNEP)[6] 15
Germany (Official German Charts)[7] 32
Ireland (IRMA)[8] 2
Japan (Oricon)[9] 6
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[10] 27
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[11] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[12] 22
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[13] 23
Taiwan Singles Chart[14] 9
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 2
Preceded by
"D'You Know What I Mean?" by Oasis
Scottish Singles Chart
27 July 1997 – 03 August 1997 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"I'll Be Missing You" by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[15] Silver 200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Other cover versions


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