So Fresh, So Clean

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"So Fresh, So Clean"
Single by OutKast
from the album Stankonia
Released May 14, 2001 (2001-05-14)
Format CD
Genre Hip hop, funk
Length 4:00
Label Arista, RCA
Writer(s) Andre Benjamin, Antwan Patton, David Sheats
Producer(s) Organized Noize
OutKast singles chronology
"Ms. Jackson"
(2001)
"So Fresh, So Clean"
(2001)
"The Whole World"
(2002)

"So Fresh, So Clean" is the third and final single to be released from Outkast's fourth studio album, Stankonia. It was produced by longtime collaborators Organized Noize. The music video features the duo and Sleepy Brown performing on a variety of CGI backgrounds, a beauty parlor, and a church. Ludacris, Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Chilli of TLC and members of Goodie Mob make cameo appearances in the video. The song was a moderate success, reaching #30 on the Billboard charts, #46 on the ARIA charts and further propelling the sales of Stankonia after the success of "Ms. Jackson".[citation needed]

Remix[edit]

The official remix, "So Fresh, So Clean (Stankonia Remix)" features Snoop Dogg & Sleepy Brown, it appeared on the soundtrack of Snoop Dogg's movie Bones under the name "Fresh and Clean (Remix)".[citation needed]

Sample[edit]

The song prominently features a sample from Joe Simon's "Before the Night is Over".[1] The song also features a sample from Funkadelic's I'll Stay.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD single
  1. "So Fresh, So Clean" (radio edit) – 4:06
  2. "So Fresh, So Clean" (Fatboy Slim Remix) – 5:48
  3. "Ms. Jackson" (Mr. Drunk Mix) – 4:45
European & Australian CD single
  1. "So Fresh, So Clean" (radio edit) – 4:06
  2. "So Fresh, So Clean" (Fatboy Slim Remix) – 5:48
  3. "Ms. Jackson" (Mr. Drunk Remix) – 4:45
  4. "So Fresh, So Clean" (Instrumental) – 4:04
American CD single
  1. "So Fresh, So Clean" (radio edit) – 4:06
  2. "So Fresh, So Clean" (Fatboy Slim Remix) – 5:48
  3. "So Fresh, So Clean" (Raptile's Cryptotech Remix) – 3:41
  4. "So Fresh, So Clean" (Instrumental) – 4:04
  5. "Ms. Jackson" (Mr. Drunk Remix) – 4:45

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 46
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 45
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 6
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[5] 5
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[6] 62
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[7] 46
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[8] 47
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 41
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 30
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 10
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Singles 13
UK Singles Chart 16

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