Burnin' (instrumental)

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"Burnin'"
Single by Daft Punk
from the album Homework
Released September 15, 1997
Format CD, 12"
Genre House
Length 6:53 (album version)
3:48 (edit version)
Label Virgin Records
Writer(s) Thomas Bangalter
Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo
Producer(s) Daft Punk
Daft Punk singles chronology
"Around the World"
(1997)
"Burnin'"
(1997)
"Revolution 909"
(1998)
Music video
"Burnin'" on YouTube

"Burnin'" is an instrumental house music track from the Daft Punk album Homework. It was the fourth single from the album, released in 1997. The music video for the track was directed by Seb Janiak. The song later had a remix entitled "Extravaganza", created by Korean band BanYa for the dance video game Pump It Up. Elements of "Burnin'" were combined with the song "Too Long" in Daft Punk's live album Alive 2007.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Burnin'" pays tribute to Chicago house producers that Daft Punk found inspiration in. The party scene in the video features DJ Sneak, Roger Sanchez, Derrick Carter, Roy Davis Jr., Paul Johnson, Robert Armani and DJ Hyperactive. Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk also make brief cameo appearances in the video as people at the party; Bangalter wears sunglasses and a long-haired, dark wig, while de Homem-Chisto appears in a red suit, sunglasses and blonde wig.[1] The video was shot in Chicago using an office building at One South Wacker Drive as the setting.[2]

The video begins with a boy playing with a toy fire truck in a suburb while his father cooks steak on a barbecue. The scene oscillates from this setting to a party scene within a skyscraper, in which a fire spreads while nobody at the party seems to notice. A team of firefighters eventually alert the party attendants of the fire and escort them from the building. It is suggested that the boy and his fire truck are somehow connected to the firefighter rescue and evacuation in the video.

Track listing[edit]

5-track UK 12"[edit]

  1. "Burnin'" (Ian Pooley "Cut Up" Mix) – 5:20
  2. "Burnin'" (Slam Mix) – 6:48
  3. "Burnin'" (Original Mix) – 6:53
  4. "Burnin'" (DJ Sneak "Mongowarrior" Mix) – 10:22
  5. "Burnin'" (DJ Sneak Main Mix) – 9:10

CD/EP[edit]

  1. "Burnin'" (Edit Version) - 3:48
  2. "Burnin'" (Ian Pooley "Cut Up" Mix) – 5:20
  3. "Burnin'" (Slam Mix) – 6:48
  4. "Burnin'" (Original Mix) – 6:53

Charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[3] 6
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 38
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[5] 20
France (SNEP)[6] 29
Italy (FIMI)[7] 14
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ IMDB Full Cast and Crew for D.A.F.T.
  2. ^ One South Wacker emporis.com. Retrieved on April 29, 2007.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Daft Punk – Burnin'" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Daft Punk – Burnin'" (in French). Ultratop 50. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  5. ^ "Daft Punk: Burnin'" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  6. ^ "Lescharts.com – Daft Punk – Burnin'" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved May 21, 2012.
  7. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: D". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved May 21, 2012.

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