Big Banana

Album: Flashing Lights (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This ode to underwhelming men finds Brown turning the tables on misogynist males. "It's something for the girls and the gay boys. There hasn't been a song about that for a long time. The guys get out there and talk about big-booty women, big boobs," she said. "There's this unrealistic expectation on girls so I thought, hang on, do you have a big banana?"
  • The song features the Dutch DJ and record producer R3hab, who alongside Afrojack and Chuckie, is one of the main exponents of the modern "Dutch House" subgenre. Rapper Prophet of 7Lions also contributes to the tune.
  • Released as the third single from Flashing Lights, the song peaked at #18 on the on the ARIA Singles Chart and topped US Hot Dance Club Songs.
  • The music video was directed by Icelandic software developer Einar Egilsson and shot on February 20, 2013 at the Encino Hills in Los Angeles, United States. American model and actor Nick Baga plays Brown's love interest. "The clip reflects everything about the song," said the singer, "it's fun, upbeat, tongue-in-cheek; it's dirty but fun at the same time."

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