Candyman

Album: Back to Basics (2006)
Charted: 17 25

Songfacts®:

  • This Andrews Sisters pastiche was the third single to be released from American singer Christina Aguilera's third studio album, Back to Basics.
  • The song was written by Aguilera and her frequent collaborator Linda Perry (she penned Aguilera's international hit "Beautiful"). They said the song was inspired by the Andrews Sisters 1941 hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Of Company B."
  • This samples the military cadence "Tarzan & Jane Swingin' on a Vine," sampled from the album, Run to Cadence with the United States Marines Vol 2.
  • The song was an international hit. It did especially well in Australia and New Zealand, where it peaked at #2. The track also topped the Russian charts.

Comments: 1

  • Louise from Newcastle, United KingdomI love this song- quite hard to sing along to, though.
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