Boys Wanna Be Her
|"Boys Wanna Be Her"|
|Single by Peaches|
|from the album Impeach My Bush|
|Released||November 6, 2006|
|Format||CD single, digital download|
|Genre||Glam rock, electroclash|
|Length||3:55 (Album Version)
3:57 (Radio Edit)
|Peaches singles chronology|
- "Boys Wanna Be Her" – 3:57
- "Boys Wanna Be Her" (The Flaming Lips Eat Peaches) – 3:14
- "Boys Wanna Be Her" (Tommy Sunshine’s Brooklyn Fire Retouch) – 5:04
- "Boys Wanna Be Her" (Weird Science Remix) – 3:53
The music video for "Boys Wanna Be Her" shows Peaches and The Herms, all dressed in glam rock fashions, hitting themselves until they bleed while performing the song on stage.
"Boys Wanna Be Her" was featured in an episode of each of the television series Ugly Betty (episode tile: Don't Ask, Don't Tell) and The L Word, for which it was also featured on the L Tunes: Music from and inspired by The L Word compilation album. It is also used in the 2008 promos for the FX network show Dirt, the Electronic Arts videogame Need For Speed: ProStreet and the Matchstick Productions ski film, Push, and in promos for Dollhouse.
"Boys Wanna Be Her (Tommie Sunshine's Brooklyn Fire Retouch)" appeared on the Ultra.Rock Remixed compilation album from Ultra Records in 2007. The Weird Science remix of the song was included on the 2008 album Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles by Steve Aoki.
This song was also featured in the trailer of the 2012 movie Bad Kids Go to Hell.
The song was also used during an episode of Lost Girl, a supernatural Canadian TV show.
|2007||Best Make-up||Music Video||Boys Wanna Be Her||Nominated|
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