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'When You Say Nothing at All'
Ronan Keating 
Ronan Keating’s first solo hit was released a month after he split from Boyzone in the summer of 1999. It hit the number 1 spot and stayed for 2 weeks, no doubt greatly aided by its use in Brit romantic comedy Notting Hill. Leading lady Julia Roberts apparently
Ronan Keating
Song facts
Composer Overstreet/Schlitz
Genre Pop
Album Ronan
Year of release 2000
UK Chart Position 1
cried when she first heard it. “When she told me that, it was kind of an omen for me that it was going to be a hit,” Ronan reported. It has indeed been a real money-spinner for Keating as appeared on his 4.4 million-selling solo album and also appeared on the soundtrack the film. The song stayed in the charts for 15 weeks, re-entering 3 months later then once again that January.
It was written by Music Row writers Paul Overstreet and Don Schlitz originally for late country singer Keith Whitley. Alison Krauss covered it for a Whitley tribute album in 1994.

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Alsion Krauss
 Why not check out Alison Krauss countrified version of 'When You Say Nothing at All'?

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