Move Your Feet

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"Move Your Feet"
Single by Junior Senior
from the album D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat
B-side Remix
Released 6 June 2002[1]
23 February 2003 (worldwide)
Format
Recorded 2002
Genre
Length 3:00
Label Crunchy Frog Records
Writer(s) Jesper Mortensen (as "Junior")
Producer(s)
Junior Senior singles chronology
"Move Your Feet"
(2002)
"Rhythm Bandits"
(2003)

"Move Your Feet" is a song by Danish pop duo Junior Senior. The song, originally released in June 2002 in the duo's native Denmark, was later released in 2003 worldwide and became Junior Senior's biggest hit, reaching number 3 in the United Kingdom and number 20 in Australia. The song appears on the album D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat along with a live recording. It features lead vocals by producer Thomas Troelsen.

The song has been used in the promotional advertising for the Australian version of So You Think You Can Dance and in television advertising for Google Chrome. It made a brief appearance in the movies such as Looney Tunes: Back in Action, How to Eat Fried Worms, White Chicks, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The song has also been featured on PBS Kids, and the TV series One Tree Hill, in the popular dancing games Dance Dance Revolution Extreme, Wii Just Dance 2 and PlayStation 3's SingStar.

Music video[edit]

A robot dancing in the music video for "Move Your Feet."

This song was accompanied by an animated music video by the art collective Shynola, using low-resolution pixel art produced using Deluxe Paint.[2]

The music video shows various scenes of a pixel-art Junior Senior and a squirrel. Throughout the video, many pixel-art figures are seen dancing. The video received heavy airplay on music channels in Europe at the time of the song's release.

Track listings[edit]

European CD single
  1. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit) – 2:59
  2. "Move Your Feet" (extended play) – 4:16
UK Cassette single
  1. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit) - 2:59
  2. "Chicks and Dicks" - 2:32
  3. "Move Your Feet" (Kurtis Mantronik Club Mix) - 6:02
Australian and New Zealand CD single
  1. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit) – 3:01
  2. "Move Your Feet" (extended play) – 4:16
  3. "Move Your Feet" (Kurtis Mantronik Club Mix) – 6:04
  4. "Coconuts" (movie edit) – 2:39
Maxi CD
  1. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit) – 2:59
  2. "Move Your Feet" (extended play) – 4:16
  3. "Move Your Feet" (Filur Move the Club) – 6:20
  4. "Move Your Feet" (Filur Dark String Dub) – 6:51
  5. "Move Your Feet" (music video)
American CD Single & European CD Single

Side 1:

  1. "Move Your Feet" (extended play)
  2. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit)

Side 2:

  1. "Move Your Feet" (David Guetta remix)
  2. "Cocodub"

Chart performance[edit]

The song proved to be particularly successful in the United Kingdom where it peaked at number three for two non-consecutive weeks and went on to become the sixteenth best selling single of 2003 in the country, surpassing a number of top two hits.

In 2013, the song re-entered the French Singles Chart at number 11.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 20
Danish Singles Chart[3] 4
Dutch Mega Top 100[3] 18
France (SNEP)[3] 29
German Singles Chart[4] 43
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[5] 30
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 10
Swedish Singles Chart[3] 22
Swiss Singles Chart[3] 10
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[7] 3
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[8] 45
Chart (2013) Peak
position
France (SNEP)[3] 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Move Your Feet (Extended Play) | Crunchy Frog". Crunchy Frog Records on Bandcamp. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Chris Harding interview". Archived from the original on 2006-03-24. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Move Your Feet", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved January 24, 2009)
  4. ^ German Singles Chart Charts-surfer.de (Retrieved January 24, 2009)
  5. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  6. ^ Irish Singles Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved January 24, 2009)
  7. ^ "Move Your Feet", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved January 24, 2009)
  8. ^ Billboard Allmusic.com (Retrieved January 24, 2009)

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