Album: Monkey Business (2005)
Charted: 3 18

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about turning up the music, dancing, going crazy and just doing your thing. It's a common theme for the Black Eyed Peas.
  • The music is based on Dick Dale's version of the song "Miserlou," which was featured in the Quentin Tarantino movie Pulp Fiction.
  • Will.I.Am: "I was in Brazil doing some CD shopping. I came across this compilation and I thought it was one thing but it turned out to be something else. The Dick Dale song Miserlou was on it. At first I was angry this isn't what I wanted to buy, but then, really, that song is hot. I said, 'We should do a song like this.' I jump-started the computer and made some beats on the train. Then we had to fly to Tokyo and I tightened up the beat on the plane. Then I recorded vocals in this park in Tokyo." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR, for above 2

Comments: 5

  • Jasper from Nieuwegein, NetherlandsDear Lindsay (from Sydney, Australia) Yeah, that's true, but I like both songs a lot...
  • Lindsay Hands from Sydney, AustraliaYou know What I hate about this song? Anytime I play Misirlou they mistake it for Pump it.
  • Tessa from Washingtonville, PaThis song is the one I danced freestyle to at my friends block party.
  • Liz from Sacramento, CaThis is one of my favorite songs to play in the car.
  • Caitlin from Upper Township, NjThis song rocks! I love BEP and this song is so energetic and fun. It makes you wanna jump up and dance!
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