Tic, Tic Tac

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"Tic, Tic Tac"
Single by Carrapicho
from the album Festa do Boi Bumba
B-side "E' O Sol Adormesce"
Released June 1996
Format CD single, CD maxi
12" maxi
Genre Latin, Dance
Length 3:16
Label Arista, BMG
Writer(s) Braulino Lima
Producer(s) Patrick Bruel
Alternative cover
Chilli featuring Carrapicho

"Tic, Tic Tac" is a song by Brazilian band Carrapicho. It was released in June 1996 as the lead single from the album Festa do boi bumba, which was later certified Platinum disc in France. The song was also recorded by Chilli featuring Carrapicho and released in May 1997. The original version charted in Belgium, France, Netherlands and Spain. The remixed version charted in Austria, Canada Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Song information[edit]

Produced by Patrick Bruel, the song was sponsored by TF1 in France and became one of the major summer hits. In the music video, the band sing "Tic, Tic Tac" on a boat while performing a group choreography.[1]

The original version even topped the chart in France for three weeks, becoming at the time one of the first two singles certified Diamond. In France, the song is in 2008 the 98th best-selling single of all time, with about one million copies sold.[2]

In late 1996, French TV host Sophie Favier covered the song in French-language with other lyrics under the title "Il me tape sur les nerfs...". Her version peaked at #31 in France and #16 in Belgium (Wallonia).[3]

In 1997, the song was covered by Fruit De La Passion.[4]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Tic, Tic Tac" — 3:16
  2. "E' O Sol Adormece" — 2:17
CD single
  1. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Radio Edit 1) Chilli featuring Carrapicho — 3:45
  2. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Radio Edit 2) Carrapicho featuring Chilli — 3:45
CD single
  1. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Radio Edit 1) Chilli featuring Carrapicho — 3:45
  2. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Radio Edit 2) Carrapicho featuring Chilli — 3:45
  3. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Club Mix) Chilli featuring Carrapicho — 6:50
  4. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Copacabana Drive mix) Carrapicho featuring Chilli — 6:46
12" single
  1. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Club Mix) — 4:45
  2. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Single Edit) — 3:16
2 x 12" maxi
  1. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Rosabel Tiki-Tiki Dub) — 11:41 (remixed by Rosabel (Ralphi Rosario-Abel Aguilera))
  2. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Rosabel House Mix) — 8:41 (remixed by Rosabel (Ralphi Rosario-Abel Aguilera))
  3. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Mardi Gras Cha Cha Mix) — 7:07 (remixed by Rosabel (Ralphi Rosario-Abel Aguilera))
  4. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Bang Da Drum Mix) — 7:00 (remixed by Victor Calderone)
  5. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Bang Da Drum Dub) — 7:00 (remixed by Victor Calderone)
  6. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Play Hard House Mix) — 6:14 (remixed by Moncho Tamares)
  7. "Tic, Tic Tac" (Batucada HNRG Mix) — 4:30 (remixed by Moncho Tamares)

Charts[edit]

Preceded by
"Macarena" by Los Del Rio
French SNEP number-one single
July 13, 1996 - July 27, 1996 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Macarena" by Los Del Rio

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elia Habib, Muz hit. tubes, p. 355 (ISBN 2-9518832-0-X)
  2. ^ Best-selling singles of all time in France Infodisc.fr (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  3. ^ "Il me tape sur les nerfs", French and Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved November 22, 2008)
  4. ^ YouTube: Fruit De La Passion - Tic Tic Tac
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  7. ^ "Lescharts.com – Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac" (in French). Les classement single.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  9. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac" Canciones Top 50.
  10. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Chilli feat. Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  11. ^ a b Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved September 26, 2008)
  12. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Chilli feat. Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac". GfK Entertainment.
  13. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Chilli feat. Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac". VG-lista.
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Chilli feat. Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac". Singles Top 60.
  15. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Chilli feat. Carrapicho – Tic, Tic Tac". Swiss Singles Chart.
  16. ^ "Tic, Tic Tac", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved September 28, 2008)
  17. ^ 1996 Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  18. ^ 1996 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  19. ^ 1996 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  20. ^ 1997 Austrian Singles Chart Austriancharts.at (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  21. ^ 1997 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  22. ^ Austrian certifications ifpi.at (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  23. ^ French certifications Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  24. ^ Carrapicho's certifications and sales in France See: "Les Ventes" => "Toutes les certifications depuis 1973" => "CARRAPICHO" Infodisc.fr (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  25. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank ('Tic, Tic Tac')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved September 27, 2008. 
  26. ^ "Norwegian certifications". Ifpi. Retrieved 2009-08-06.