Faster Kill Pussycat

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"Faster Kill Pussycat"
Single by Paul Oakenfold featuring Brittany Murphy
from the album A Lively Mind
Released March 21, 2006 (US)
June 5, 2006 (UK)
Format CD single
Digital download
12" vinyl
Recorded November 11–December 29, 2005
Genre Progressive House, Trance
Length 3:12
Label Perfecto
Writer(s) Paul Oakenfold, Ian Green, Kelli Ali
Producer(s) Paul Oakenfold, Ian Green
Paul Oakenfold featuring Brittany Murphy singles chronology
"Rubberneckin'"
(2003)
"Faster Kill Pussycat"
(2006)
"Sex 'n' Money"
(2006)

"Faster Kill Pussycat" is the first single from Paul Oakenfold's 2006 album, A Lively Mind. It features American actress Brittany Murphy's vocals, and was co-written by singer/songwriter Kelli Ali (former vocalist of British Trip-Hop group Sneaker Pimps) . It was released on March 21, 2006 in the US and eventually reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart and reached #2 on the Billboard Hot Dance Airplay. In the UK, it debuted at #37 on downloads alone, and reached #7 the next week. The title of the track is a play on the title of the movie Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! The song was also featured in one of the installments in the long-running Dance Dance Revolution series, Dance Dance Revolution SuperNova 2.

Music video[edit]

The music video, shot on the rooftop of a parking garage in downtown Los Angeles, features Brittany Murphy dancing, with scenes of Oakenfold as a DJ and a wild crowd. Directed by renowned music video director Jake Nava, it premiered on television in May 2006, and received airplay on MTV and other music channels. It was also a pre-loaded video on Microsoft's Zune.

Tracklisting[edit]

US Maxi-single

  1. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Album Mix)
  2. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Roman Hunter Mix)
  3. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Club Mix)
  4. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Nat Monday Mix)
  5. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Liam Shachar Mix)
  6. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Eddie Baez's Future Disco Mix)

UK CD single

  1. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Radio Mix)
  2. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Club Mix)
  3. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Roman Hunter Mix)
  4. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Nat Monday Mix)
  5. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Liam Shacar Mix)
  6. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Hip Hop Mix)

UK 12" vinyl

  1. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Roman Hunter Mix)
  2. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Radio Mix)
  3. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Nat Monday Mix)
  4. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Liam Shachar Mix)

US promo CD single

  1. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Album Version) – 3:14
  2. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Roman Hunter Mix) – 7:57
  3. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Club Mix) – 5:53
  4. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Nat Monday Mix) – 6:51
  5. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Liam Shachar Mix) – 7:28
  6. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Eddie Baez's Future Disco Mix) – 8:42
  7. "Faster Kill Pussycat" (Hip Hop Remix) – 3:22

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

All chart entries below are from 2006, when the single was actually released.

Following the death of Brittany Murphy in December 2009, the song re-entered the UK Charts on downloads alone, the song re-entered at #7 in the UK Dance Chart. The song also entered the UK Indie Chart on the same week, reaching a current peak of #13. The song also entered the UK chart at #129.[1]

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