The Alphabeat (song)

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"The Alphabeat"
File:David Guetta - The Alphabeat single cover.jpg
Single by David Guetta
from the album Nothing but the Beat
Released 26 March 2012
Format Digital download
Length 4:29
  • David Guetta
  • Giorgio Tuinfort
  • David Guetta
  • Giorgio Tuinfort
  • Black Raw
David Guetta singles chronology
"Wild One Two"
"The Alphabeat"
"I Can Only Imagine"

"The Alphabeat" is an instrumental song performed by French DJ David Guetta from his fifth studio album, Nothing but the Beat (2011). The song was written by Guetta and Giorgio Tuinfort, whilst production of the song was helmed by Guetta, Tuinfort and Black Raw. "The Alphabeat" was released digitally on 26 Mar 2012, as the fourth promotional single from the album, following "Titanium", "Lunar" and "Night of Your Life", which were released as part of iTunes' countdown to the release of the album. The Alphabeat was released as a post album promotional single, aimed on promoting the release of the Electronic Album in the United States.

Music video

The music video for "The Alphabeat" was directed by So Me.[1] The video was uploaded to Guetta's official YouTube account on April 2, 2012.[2] It features many shots of the Renault Twizy, with the music video serving as a commercial for the car itself. The video features a cameo appearance by Guetta's former wife, Cathy Guetta.

Formats and track listings

  • Digital download
  1. "The Alphabeat (Radio Edit)" — 3:25
  2. "The Alphabeat (Original Mix)" — 4:29

Credits and personnel

Credits adapted from the liner notes for Nothing but the Beat.[3]

  • David Guetta – songwriting, production
  • Giorgio Tuinfort – songwriting, production
  • Black Raw – production


Chart (2012) Peak
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[4] 22
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[5] 40
France (SNEP)[6] 44


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  2. Video on YouTube
  3. Nothing but the Beat (Liner Notes). David Guetta. Positiva Records. 2011. p. 5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. " – David Guetta – The Alphabeat" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  5. " – David Guetta – The Alphabeat" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  6. "Charts in France (SNEP)". SNEP. Retrieved 2012-05-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>