Here Come the Girls (song)

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"Here Come the Girls"
Single by Ernie K. Doe
Released 1970
Format Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM
Genre Funk/Soul
Length 3:05
Label Soul Jazz Records
Writer(s) Allen Toussaint
Producer(s) Allen Toussaint

"Here Come the Girls" is a song written by Allen Toussaint and originally recorded by Ernie K-Doe and released in 1970. It failed to chart at that time. In 2007 the Boots Pharmacy chain used the song for two separate television commercials (August 2007; summer 2008).[1] This led to the song re-charting (at #43 for five weeks in the UK; and #48 in 2007 in Ireland[1][2][3] and again at #89 for two weeks in 2008).[3] It was this advertisement which the Sugababes overheard and subsequently sampled extensively.[1][4] After August 2008, it is the Sugababes cover which is heard on the Boots advertisements.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Here Come the Girls! by Ernie K-Doe Songfacts". Songfacts.com. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  2. ^ Ireland Charts
  3. ^ a b Chart Stats
  4. ^ "Here come the Sugababes: listen to the new single now...". Popjustice. 11 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-14. 

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