Everybody Needs a 303

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"Everybody Needs a 303"
Single by Fatboy Slim
from the album Better Living Through Chemistry
Released March 1996 ("Everybody Needs a 303")
20 October 1997 ("Everybody Loves a Carnival")
Genre Big beat, acid house
Length 5:49
Label Skint
Writer(s) Fatboy Slim
Producer(s) Fatboy Slim
Fatboy Slim singles chronology
"Everybody Needs a 303"
(1996)
"Punk to Funk"
(1996)
"Everybody Needs a Carnival" single cover
Cover for the song's remixed version, "Everybody Loves a Carnival".

"Going Out of My Head"
(1997)

"Everybody Needs a 303 (Remix – Everybody Loves a Carnival)"
(1997)

"The Rockafeller Skank"
(1998)
"Everybody Needs a Carnival" vinyl single

"Everybody Needs a 303" is a song by British big beat artist Fatboy Slim, released as the first single from his debut album Better Living Through Chemistry (1996).

The original version of the single peaked at number 191 on the UK Singles Chart.[1] The song was remixed as "Everybody Loves a Carnival" and released as a single; it became more commercially successful than its original version, peaking at number 34 on the UK Singles Chart.[1]

Song information[edit]

The title refers to the Roland bass synth, the TB-303. The song samples a 1970 Edwin Starr song entitled "Everybody Needs Love".[2]

The song was featured on the Lost in Space soundtrack.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[1] 191
Chart (1997) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[1]
  • "Everybody Loves a Carnival"
34
Chart (2002) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[1]
  • "Everybody Loves a Carnival"
199

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Chart Log UK: Adam F – FYA". Zobbel.de. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Better Living Through Chemistry (Media notes). Fatboy Slim. Skint Records. 1996. 

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