Demons (Fatboy Slim song)

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"Demons"
Single by Fatboy Slim featuring Macy Gray
from the album Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars
Released 8 January 2001 (2001-01-08)
Format CD, DVD, 12" vinyl
Genre Big beat
Length 6:52
Label Skint, Astralwerks
Writer(s) Fatboy Slim, Macy Gray, Bill Withers
Producer(s) Fatboy Slim
Fatboy Slim singles chronology
"Sunset (Bird of Prey)"
(2000)
"Demons"
(2001)
"Star 69 / Weapon of Choice"
(2001)
Macy Gray singles chronology
"Sexual Revolution"
(2001)
"Demons"
(2001)
"Geto Heaven Remix T.S.O.I. (The Sound of Illadelph)"
(2001)

"Demons" is a song by English big beat musician Fatboy Slim, featuring Grammy Award-winning American R&B-soul singer Macy Gray. The song was released as a single from Slim's 2000 album Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars, and later appeared on Gray's 2004 greatest hits compilation The Very Best of Macy Gray as well as Slim's 2006 greatest hits compilation The Greatest Hits - Why Try Harder. It contains elements of Bill Withers' 1973 song "I Can't Write Left-Handed". The gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama covered the song on their 2005 album Atom Bomb.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

UK 12"
  1. "Demons" (featuring Macy Gray)
  2. "The Pimp"
  3. "Camber Sands"

Music video[edit]

The DVD single includes the "Demons" music video (with multiple angles), a "making-of" featuring an interview with Macy Gray, and a TV spot for the album. The video portrays a miniature man trying to rescue a woman being caught in the menacing metallic jaws of a piano in a cathedral. There are also intercut shots of Macy Gray performing the song herself in the sanctuary.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Dutch Top 40[1] 39
UK Singles Chart[2] 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 4 – 2001". Top 40 (in Dutch). Retrieved 2009-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Chart Stats – Fatboy Slim Featuring Macy Gray – Demons". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2008-03-20. 

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