Funplex (song)

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"Funplex"
Single by The B-52's
from the album Funplex
A-side "Funplex"
Released January 29, 2008
Format Digital download
Recorded 2007
Genre Pop, rock
Length 4:07 (Album Version)
3:16 (Radio Edit)
Label Astralwerks
Writer(s) The B-52's
The B-52's singles chronology
"Love Shack '99"
(1999)
"Funplex"
(2008)
"Juliet of the Spirits"
(2008)

"Funplex" is a song recorded by The B-52's. It is the title track and first single from the band's eighth full-length studio album Funplex. The single was released to iTunes Store's internationally as a digital download on 29 January 2008.

Remixes[edit]

Remixes of the track by Peaches, Cansei de Ser Sexy and Scissor Sisters were released digitally on 5 March 2008.

Music video[edit]

A music video was filmed in West Hollywood on March 1, 2008 and featured a cameo appearance at the end by RuPaul, who appeared in the video for "Love Shack". The video features the band performing in a CGI shopping mall and premiered on MySpace on March 26, 2008.

References to mall culture[edit]

Lyrics in the song, "Private property–hippie be quiet / Your peace sign t-shirt / Could cause a riot" refer to the 2003 Crossgates Mall T-shirt censorship controversy.

The 'Cansei de Ser Sexy' remix of Funplex is featured in Just Dance, the popular dancing game for the Nintendo Wii.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Funplex" (CSS Remix) – 4:25
  2. "Funplex" (CSS Extended Remix) – 5:04
  3. "Funplex" (CSS Instrumental) – 5:00
  4. "Funplex" (CSS Edit) – 3:20
  5. "Funplex" (Peaches Pleasure Seeker Remix) – 4:42
  6. "Funplex" (Peaches Pleasure Seeker Instrumental) – 4:42
  7. "Funplex" (Peaches Pleasure Seeker Edit) – 2:58
  8. "Funplex" (Scissor Sisters Witches At The Wet Seal Remix) – 8:32
  9. "Funplex" (Scissor Sisters Witches At The Wet Seal Instrumental) – 8:32
  10. "Funplex" (Scissor Sisters Witches At The Wet Seal Edit) – 4:10

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 14 [1]

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