Fancy Footwork

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Fancy Footwork
Studio album by Chromeo
Released June 19, 2007 (2007-06-19)
Genre Electrofunk, disco, dance-pop
Label Turbo, Vice, V2
Producer Chromeo, Tiga
Chromeo chronology
She's in Control
(2004)
Fancy Footwork
(2007)
Business Casual
(2010)
Singles from Fancy Footwork
  1. "Fancy Footwork"
    Released: April 12, 2007
  2. "Tenderoni"
    Released: June 10, 2007
  3. "Bonafied Lovin' (Tough Guys)"
    Released: November 1, 2007
  4. "Momma's Boy"
    Released: August 6, 2008
  5. "100%"
    Released: November 14, 2008
Alternative cover
Cover for deluxe edition (2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
BBC Music 4.5/5 stars[2]
Billboard (?)[3]
Pitchfork Media (7.9/10)[4]
The Phoenix 3/4 stars[5]
Robert Christgau A−[6]
This Is Fake DIY 2.5/5 stars[7]

Fancy Footwork is the second album by Canadian electrofunk group Chromeo. It was released on June 19, 2007. Fancy Footwork spawned three singles, "Fancy Footwork", "Tenderoni", and "Bonafied Lovin'", all released on Turbo Recordings. A double CD deluxe edition was released on July 9, 2008. It features the original album along with a second disc of remixes and bonus tracks, as well as music videos. The album peaked at #11 on the Top Electronic Albums chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" – 1:08
  2. "Tenderoni" – 4:14
  3. "Fancy Footwork" – 3:18
  4. "Bonafied Lovin' (Tough Guys)" – 4:31
  5. "My Girl Is Calling Me (a Liar)" – 2:20
  6. "Outta Sight" – 2:35
  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" – 3:46
  11. "100%" – 6:00

Deluxe Edition bonus disc[edit]

  1. "Needy Girl" – 4:17
  2. "Rage!" – 4:35
  3. "You're So Gangsta" – 4:03
  4. "I Am Somebody" — DJ Mehdi Feat. Chromeo — 3:10
  5. "Tenderoni (MSTRKRFT Remix)" – 4:45
  6. "Fancy Footwork (Crookers Remix)" – 5:28
  7. "Needy Girl (Lifelike Remix)" – 7:05
  8. "Bonafied Lovin' (Yuksek Remix)" – 4:25
  9. "Me & My Man (Whitey Vs. Chromeo Fly Whitey Remix)" – 4:03
  10. "You're So Gangsta (Playgroup Remix)" – 5:48
  11. "Destination: Overdrive (DFA Remix)" – 5:38
  12. "Fancy Footwork (Laidback Luke Remix)" – 6:37
  13. "Bonafied Lovin' (Jori Hulkkonen Remix)" – 9:02

Song usage in media[edit]

  • The song "Fancy Footwork" is featured on DANCE! Online, a multiplayer online casual rhythm game.
  • The song "Fancy Footwork" was used in an advert for V05.
  • The song "Bonafied Lovin' (Yuksek Remix)" is used in FIFA 09 and DanceDanceRevolution series.
  • The Guns N'Bombs Remix of "Fancy Footwork" is used in Need for Speed: ProStreet.
  • The song "Fancy Footwork" is featured in the dance scene in the Seann William Scott film Ball's Out: The Gary Houseman Story.
  • The song "Fancy Footwork" is used in the Community episode "Early 21st Century Romanticism."
  • The song "Bonafied Lovin' was used by the dance crew Boxcuttuhz in the season 3 premiere of America's Best Dance Crew
  • The song "Fancy Footwork" can be unlocked in the game Boogie Superstar, under Electro Dance.
  • The song "Fancy Footwork" is used in season 2 of Reaper During a dance-off between Sock and a love rival.
  • The song "Tenderoni (MSTRKRFT Remix)" is used in NBA Live 2009
  • The song "Fancy Footwork" is used in the film Step Up 3D.
  • The Song "Fancy Footwork" is used in an episode of CSI: NY.
  • The song "Fancy Footwork" is use in Lady Gaga's Monster Ball Tour, remixed as the 'Put Your Paws Up' interlude.
  • The Song "Fancy Footwork" is featured on an episode of "My Life as Liz" on MTV during Liz's drive to school.
  • The Song "Momma's Boy" is used in season 2 episode 14 "Chuck Versus the Best Friend" of Chuck
  • The Song "Fancy Footwork" is used in an OGN video showing behind the scenes of League of Legends.

Chart performance[edit]

Album charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Top Electronic Albums[8] 11
U.S. Top Heatseekers[8] 25

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