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Start the Commotion" is a song by electronica/ hip-hop duo The Wiseguys from their second album The Antidote. It was released as a single in the UK in 1999, peaking at #47 on the UK Singles Chart. The following year the song peaked at #36 on the American dance charts. [1 ]
After being used in a
Mitsubishi Motors television commercial in the U.S. in 2001, the song gained a second life and significant radio airplay, reaching the top 40 on the and making it the Wiseguys' best known song. It was featured in the 2001 comedy Billboard Hot 100 , where it was used to promote the film. It was also featured in the films Zoolander and Gun Shy . It has also officially been Kangaroo Jack remixed by Eric Kupper and DJ Spinna.
The song includes samples of "Set It Off" by
Greg Nice, "Wild Child" by The Ventures, "It's Only Love" by ZZ Top and "Annie Get Your Yo-Yo" by Junior Parker.
Track listing [ edit ]
UK CD single
"Start the Commotion" (Radio edit)
"Fatal Femme" (Ft Sense Live)
"Start the Commotion" (Full length)
References [ edit ]
^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 282.