"Bang Bang" is a song written by Iggy Pop and Ivan Kral in 1981 for Iggy Pop's Party album. It was released as a single, charting at #35 on the Billboard Club Play singles chart. According to Iggy Pop's autobiography, "I Need More". He wrote Bang Bang as he Arista wanted a single and he promised them a commercial album. He originally wanted Phil Spector, or Mike Chapman to produce the song. Instead, famed song writer Tommy Boyce was brought in. Iggy claimed he got idea for the song from reading "All the Right Stuff" at a local bookstore.