Ding Dong Song

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"Ding Dong Song"
Single by Günther
from the album Pleasureman
Released 13 August 2004
Format CD single
Genre Eurodance
Length 4:08
Writer(s) Anders Wrethov
Mats Söderlund
Producer(s) Anders Wrethov
Günther singles chronology
"Ding Ding Dong"
(2004)
"Teeny Weeny String Bikini"
(2004)

"Ding Dong Song" is a song by Swedish pop singer Günther, featuring The Sunshine Girls. The song, originally released in 1984 as "Tralala" by the Dutch band Phil & Company, was released in 2004 on Günther's debut album, Pleasureman.[1][2] The song was number one for three weeks on the Swedish music charts.[3]

Background and recording[edit]

Günther's version is sung in English with a heavy German accent. The song is a parody of Eurodance genres, especially those from the German 1980s and 1990s.[3]

The song gained widespread popularity on YouTube. Examples of the most popular fan-made videos include American servicemen in Iraq dancing to the song, YouTube users in front of their computers lip-synching, and various edited parodies.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[5] 43
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[6] 31
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[7] 16
Germany (Media Control Charts)[8] 93
Ireland (IRMA) 12
Norway (VG-lista)[9] 7
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 1
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[11] 95
United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company)[12] 14

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