Fuck Me Pumps

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This article is about the Amy Winehouse song. For the type of footwear, see fuck-me shoes.
"Fuck Me Pumps"
Single by Amy Winehouse
from the album Frank
B-side "Help Yourself", "(There Is) No Greater Love" (AOL Session)
Released 23 August 2004 (2004-08-23)
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre R&B, hip hop soul
Length 3:20
Label Island
Writer(s) Amy Winehouse, Salaam Remi
Producer(s) Salaam Remi
Amy Winehouse singles chronology
"In My Bed"/"You Sent Me Flying"
(2004)
"Pumps"/"Help Yourself"
(2004)
"Rehab"
(2006)

"Fuck Me Pumps" (also accredited as "Pumps") is a song by English singer–songwriter Amy Winehouse from her debut album, Frank (2003). Written by Winehouse and Salaam Remi, the song was released in the United Kingdom as the album's fourth and final single on 23 August 2004 under the title "Pumps"—with "Help Yourself" as its coupling track—, reaching number sixty-five on the UK Singles Chart. A clean radio edit was released for promotional purposes.

The track is about stereotypical "gold-digging" girls. The term "fuck-me pumps" or "FMPs" is a slang expression for sexy women's shoes, particularly those featuring bare heels.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Pumps" shows Winehouse walking the streets with a microphone wearing pumps (high-heeled shoes). It shows the type of girls whom Winehouse sings about in the song in front of a nightclub arguing, as well as Winehouse walking through several streets with a microphone in her hand. The farther she walks, the shorter the coil on the microphone gets. Along with the lyrical phrases about money-hungry women looking for security and love, Winehouse sarcastically explains the irony of it.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD single
  1. "Pumps"
  2. "Help Yourself"
  3. "(There Is) No Greater Love" (AOL Session)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[1] 65

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amy Winehouse – Pumps / Help Yourself – Music Charts". aCharts.us. Retrieved 2009-08-09. 

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