This Beat Is Technotronic

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"This Beat Is Technotronic"
Single by Technotronic
from the album Pump Up the Jam: The Album
B-side Remix
Released 1990
Format CD single, CD maxi,
7" single, 12" maxi,
cassette
Recorded 1989
Genre Hip house, acid house
Length 5:26
Label BCM
Writer(s) Eric Martin, Thomas de Quincey
Producer(s) Thomas de Quincey
Technotronic singles chronology
"Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)"
(1990)
"This Beat Is Technotronic"
(1990)
"Spin That Wheel"
(1990)

"This Beat Is Technotronic" is the third single from dance group Technotronic's 1989 debut album. This single found its greatest success on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in the U.S., where it hit #3. It also peaked at #14 in the United Kingdom. It is the follow-up to Technotronic's second single, "Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)".

The song was covered by German music artist Daisy Dee in the early 1990s.

Track listings[edit]

7" single
  1. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (single version) — 3:40
  2. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (rap to beats) — 3:15
12" maxi
  1. "This Beat Is Technotronic" ("my favourite club" mix) — 5:57
  2. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (instrumental) — 4:00
  3. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (Alaska dub) — 5:00
  4. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (rap to beats) — 2:00
12" maxi
  1. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (get on it club mix) — 7:40
  2. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (radio edit) — 4:50
  3. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (7" mix) — 3:30
  4. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (this dub is Technotronic) — 5:44
  5. "Pump Up the Jam" (punami mix) — 6:19
  6. "Tough" — 4:23
CD maxi
  1. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (single version) — 3:40
  2. "This Beat Is Technotronic" ("my favourite club" mix) — 5:57
  3. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (Alaska dub) — 5:00
  4. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (rap to beats) — 3:15
  5. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (beats & bass) — 2:00
Cassette
  1. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (7" mix)
  2. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (get on it 7" mix)
  3. "Pump Up The Jam" (punami mix)
  4. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (7" mix)
  5. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (get on it 7" mix)
  6. "Pump Up The Jam" (punami mix)
12" maxi / CD maxi - Remixes
  1. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (get on it club mix) — 7:40
  2. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (get on it single mix) — 3:34
  3. "This Beat Is Technotronic" (radio edit) — 4:50
  4. "This Dub Is Technotronic" — 5:44

Personnel[edit]

  • Vocals by MC Eric
  • Produced by Jo Bogaert
  • Artwork by Patrick F Cypen
  • Photography by Koen Kampioen

Charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[1] 27
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 7
Canada Dance (RPM)[3] 7
France (SNEP)[4] 18
Germany (Media Control Charts)[5] 10
Italy (FIMI)[6] 27
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[7] 7
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[8] 38
Spain (AFYVE)[9] 11
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 8
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[11] 14
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[12] 3
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales[12] 9
Chart (1990) 1 Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[13] 11
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[14] 22
Germany (Media Control Charts)[15] 14
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[16] 77

1 "This Beat Is Technotronic" by MC B. featuring Daisy Dee

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Technotronic feat. MC Eric – This Beat is Technotronic". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  2. ^ "Ultratop.be – Technotronic feat. MC Eric – This Beat is Technotronic" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  3. ^ Canadian dance peak
  4. ^ "Lescharts.com – Technotronic feat. MC Eric – This Beat is Technotronic" (in French). Les classement single.
  5. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  6. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: T". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Technotronic feat. MC Eric search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  8. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Technotronic feat. MC Eric – This Beat is Technotronic". Top 40 Singles.
  9. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  10. ^ "Technotronic feat. MC Eric – This Beat is Technotronic – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart.
  11. ^ "This Beat Is Technotronic", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved January 12, 2009)
  12. ^ a b Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved January 12, 2009)
  13. ^ "MC B. feat. Daisy Dee – This Beat is Technotronic – Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  14. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – MC B. feat. Daisy Dee search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  15. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  16. ^ "This Beat Is Technotronic" (by MC B. featuring Daisy Dee), UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved January 12, 2009)

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