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For the movie, see My Own Private Idaho.
|Single by The B-52's|
|from the album Wild Planet|
|B-side||Party out of Bounds|
|Genre||New wave, post-punk|
|Writer(s)||Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland, Ricky Wilson, Cindy Wilson, Kate Pierson|
|Producer(s)||Rhett Davies, The B-52's, Chris Blackwell|
|The B-52's singles chronology|
The single was their second Billboard Hot 100 chart entry, at #74. The single also peaked at #5 on the US Hot Dance Club Play, along with previous single "Give Me Back My Man" and "Party out of Bounds", both from Wild Planet.
|Australian ARIA Singles Chart||11|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||74|
- Jennifer Dempsey Music USA: The Rough Guide 1999 p134 "As a harbinger of the whole punk/new wave aesthetic, the B-52's turned this to their advantage by stressing cheesy ... even as tunes like "Private Idaho" helped make new wave safe for mainstream listeners who wanted to put on dark glasses "