Pass This On

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"Pass This On"
Single by The Knife
from the album Deep Cuts
Released 2003
Format CD
Genre Electronica, synthpop
Length 3:48
Label Rabid Records
Writer(s) Karin Dreijer Andersson, Olof Dreijer
The Knife singles chronology
"You Take My Breath Away"
(2003)
"Pass This On"
(2003)
"Handy-Man"
(2003)
Deep Cuts track listing
"Girl's Night Out"
(2)
"Pass This On"
(3)
"One for You"
(4)

"Pass This On" is a single from the Swedish electronic duo The Knife, released in 2003. It's the third track on The Knife's second studio album, Deep Cuts. The song is prominently featured in the film Magic Magic, both in its original version as well as a version sung by Michael Cera.

Music video[edit]

Synopsis[edit]

The music video for the song was directed by Johan Renck and features female impersonator Rickard Engfors in a room lip-synching to the song. [1] Both members of The Knife, Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer, are visible in the video; Dreijer is seen dancing next to Engfors and flirting with him, and Andersson appears at the end of the video, sitting at a table and looking at Engfors and Dreijer.

Reception[edit]

Slant Magazine placed the music video for "Pass This On" at #37 on its Best of the Aughts: Music Videos.[2]

Track listings[edit]

  • Swedish CD, Maxi single[3]
  1. "Pass This On (Dahlback & Dahlback Remix)" - 5:36
  2. "Pass This On (M.A.N.D.Y. Remix)" - 6:58
  3. "Pass This On (M.A.N.D.Y. Instrumental)" -6:55
  • UK CD single[4]
  1. "Pass This On (Original)" - 3:49
  2. "Pass This On (Dahlbäck And Dahlbäck Mix)" - 5:32
  3. "Pass This On (M.A.N.D.Y. Knifer Mix)" - 6:54

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
Position
UK Singles Chart[5] 134

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Knife - Pass this on - Single Review". Contactmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  2. ^ (2010-01-20). Best of the Aughts: Music Videos Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
  3. ^ Knife, The - Pass This On Swedish Single Discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-19.
  4. ^ Knife, The - Pass This On UK Single Discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-19.
  5. ^ "Chart Log UK : Alex K – Kyuss". Zobbel. Retrieved 2010-06-20.