Big Fun (song)
|Single by Inner City|
|from the album Paradise|
|Genre||Techno, Detroit techno|
|Inner City singles chronology|
"Big Fun" is a song by American techno group Inner City. The single went to number one on the dance chart in the U.S. for one week, and was the first of five releases by the band to reach the top spot. "Big Fun" also peaked at number fifty on the American R&B singles chart. Overseas, it was also a top-ten hit in the UK.
In addition, the song is considered by many in the club and DJ communities to be a pioneer within the Detroit techno genre of dance music, as it popularized the sound on dance floors across the world.
- German DJ/remixer Gardeweg used portions of this song, along with Inner City's other two singles, "Good Life" and "Paradise," for his 2003 single "All I Want"
- At the end of 2014 a new version was recorded by D.O.N.S. and Terri B! on Carrillo Records. This version peaked at number one on the US dance chart.
|Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)||15|
|Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)||17|
|Germany (Media Control Charts)||5|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||3|
|Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)||4|
|United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company)||8|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles||50|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play||1|
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- "Hot Dance Club Songs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. January 17, 2015. Retrieved January 8, 2015.
- "Big Fun", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
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- German Singles Chart Charts-surfer.de (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
- Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved April 10, 2008)
- UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved April 10, 2008)