(Meet) The Flintstones

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"(Meet) The Flintstones"
Single by The B.C. 52's
from the album The Flintstones soundtrack
Released May 14, 1994
Format 7", CD
Genre Rock
Label Reprise
Producer(s) Kate Pierson, Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland
The B-52's singles chronology
"Hot Pants Explosion"
(1993)
"(Meet) The Flintstones"
(1994)
"Debbie"
(1998)

"(Meet) The Flintstones" is a song by The B.C. 52's, a fictional band from the film The Flintstones. The fictional band was made up of the then-lineup of music group The B-52's, and released as a single from the soundtrack of The Flintstones. The song is a cover version of the series' theme song, with an extra verse added.

The single peaked at number 33 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was the band's highest entry on the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart at number 3 (tying with "Summer of Love" from 1986). The song was also the band's second highest charting single in the United Kingdom (the highest being "Love Shack" at number 2), also peaking at number 3.

Track listings[edit]

7" Single
  1. (Meet) The Flintstones (Original LP Version) (Fred's Edit) - 2:24
  2. (Meet) The Flintstones (Barney's Edit) - 2:28
12" Maxi
  1. (Meet) The Flintstones (Space Cowboy Mix 1) - 6:55
  2. (Meet) The Flintstones (Space Cowboy Mix 2) - 6:55
  3. (Meet) The Flintstones (Instrumental) - 6:55
12" Promo
  1. (Meet) The Flintstones (Quarry Mix) - 8:00
  2. (Meet) The Flintstones (Bam Bam Tribal Beat) - 4:59
  3. (Meet) The Flintstones (Bedrock Dub) - 8:36
  4. (Meet) The Flintstones (Rock Charleston Dub) - 5:19

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 11
Belgium (VRT Top 30 Flanders)[1] 2
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 5
New Zealand (RIANZ) 15
Norway (VG-lista) 8
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 18
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 12
United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company) 3
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 33
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 3

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