Fancy Footwork

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Fancy Footwork
Studio album by Chromeo
Released May 8, 2007 (2007-05-08)
Studio
  • DNA Productions, Mixart Studios (Montreal)
  • Third Side Studios (Paris)
Genre
Length 39:53
Label
Producer Chromeo
Chromeo chronology
She's in Control
(2004)
Fancy Footwork
(2007)
Business Casual
(2010)
Singles from Fancy Footwork
  1. "Fancy Footwork"
    Released: April 12, 2007 (2007-04-12)
  2. "Tenderoni"
    Released: June 10, 2007 (2007-06-10)
  3. "Bonafied Lovin"
    Released: November 1, 2007 (2007-11-01)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A−[2]
DIY 2.5/5 stars[3]
musicOMH 3/5 stars[4]
The Phoenix 3/4 stars[5]
Pitchfork Media 7.9/10[6]
PopMatters 6/10[7]
Slant Magazine 2/5 stars[8]
Stylus Magazine B[9]

Fancy Footwork is the second studio album by Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo, released on May 8, 2007 by Turbo Recordings and Last Gang Records. The album spawned three singles: "Fancy Footwork", "Tenderoni", and "Bonafied Lovin". In the United States, Fancy Footwork reached number eleven on the Top Electronic Albums chart and number twenty-five on the Top Heatseekers chart.

A deluxe edition of the album was released in July 2008, containing a bonus disc of remixes and bonus tracks, as well as music videos. A special edition titled Fancier Footwork was released digitally in June 2008, consisting of three bonus tracks and fifteen remixes.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Chromeo

No. Title Length
1. "Intro"   1:08
2. "Tenderoni"   4:14
3. "Fancy Footwork"   3:18
4. "Bonafied Lovin (Tough Guys)"   4:32
5. "My Girl Is Calling Me (A Liar)"   2:20
6. "Outta Sight"   2:36
7. "Opening Up (Ce soir on danse)"   4:58
8. "Momma's Boy"   2:49
9. "Call Me Up"   4:11
10. "Waiting 4 U"   3:47
11. "100%"   6:00

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Fancy Footwork.[13]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
US Top Electronic Albums[14] 11
US Top Heatseekers[15] 25

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Edition Label Ref.
Canada May 8, 2007 Standard
[16][17]
Australia May 26, 2007 Modular [18][19]
United States June 19, 2007 Vice [20][21]
Germany June 22, 2007 CD
  • V2
  • Turbo
[22]
Japan July 4, 2007
  • CD
  • digital download
KSR [23][24]
United Kingdom July 22, 2007 Digital download Back Yard [25]
July 30, 2007 CD [26]
Canada June 3, 2008 Digital download Fancier Footwork
  • Turbo
  • Last Gang
[12]
July 3, 2008 CD Deluxe Vice [27]
United States July 8, 2008
  • CD
  • LP
  • digital download
[11][28][29]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phares, Heather. "Fancy Footwork – Chromeo". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Chromeo". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ Rowe, Siân (July 30, 2007). "Chromeo – Fancy Footwork". DIY. Archived from the original on October 28, 2007. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ Lee, Darren. "Chromeo – Fancy Footwork". musicOMH. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ Graham, Andrew (July 1, 2008). "Chromeo: Fancy Footwork". The Phoenix. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ Baron, Zach (July 24, 2007). "Chromeo: Fancy Footwork". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  7. ^ Raper, Dan (July 26, 2007). "Chromeo: Fancy Footwork". PopMatters. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  8. ^ Byczek, Bryan (May 31, 2007). "Chromeo: Fancy Footwork". Slant Magazine. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  9. ^ Elliott, Kevin J. (July 24, 2007). "Chromeo – Fancy Footwork". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Fancy Footwork [Deluxe Edition] – Chromeo". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "Chromeo: Fancy Footwork: Deluxe Edtion". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "Fancier Footwork (Remixes) by Chromeo". iTunes Store (CA). Apple. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  13. ^ Fancy Footwork (CD liner notes). Chromeo. Last Gang Records. 2007. Q200943. 
  14. ^ "Chromeo – Chart history: Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Chromeo – Chart history: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Fancy Footwork by Chromeo". HMV Canada. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Fancy Footwork by Chromeo". iTunes Store (CA). Apple. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Fancy Footwork". Sanity. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
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  20. ^ "Chromeo: Fancy Footwork". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  21. ^ "Fancy Footwork by Chromeo". iTunes Store (US). Apple. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  22. ^ "Fancy Footwork" (in German). Amazon.de. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  23. ^ "Fancy Footwork". KSR. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  24. ^ "Fancy Footwork by Chromeo". iTunes Store (JP). Apple. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  25. ^ "Fancy Footwork by Chromeo". iTunes Store (GB). Apple. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  26. ^ "Fancy Footwork by Chromeo". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  27. ^ "Fancy Footwork/ Deluxe Edition : 2CD by Chromeo". HMV Canada. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  28. ^ "Chromeo: Fancy Footwork [Vinyl]". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  29. ^ "Fancy Footwork: Deluxe Edition: Chromeo: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved December 9, 2014.