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 1996
Format CD single, CD maxi
12" maxi
Genre Latin
Length 3:16
Label Arista, BMG
Writer(s) Braulino Lima
Alternative cover
Chilli featuring Carrapicho

"Tic, Tic Tac" is a 1996 song recorded by Brazilian band Carrapicho. Released in June 1996, it was its debut 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 about one year after the first release. Both version achieved a huge success in the countries where they were charted.

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]

Murat Nasyrov made a Russian (parody-)version of the song, A Boy Wants to Go to Tambov (Russian: Мальчик хочет в Тамбов, Malchik Hochet v Tambov).

Alyona Apina made a Russian (parody-)version of the song, A Boy Wants to Go to Tambov 2 (Russian: Мальчик хочет в Тамбов 2, Malchik Hochet v Tambov 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]

The track was featured on Eurotrash Series 7 Show 3.

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)

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified Physical sales
Austria[5] Gold September 30, 1997 15,000
France[6] Diamond 1996 750,000 980,000[7]
Germany[8] Gold 1997 150,000
Norway[9] Gold 1997 5,000

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. ^ Austrian certifications ifpi.at (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  6. ^ French certifications Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  7. ^ Carrapicho's certifications and sales in France See: "Les Ventes" => "Toutes les certifications depuis 1973" => "CARRAPICHO" Infodisc.fr (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  8. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank ('Tic, Tic Tac')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved September 27, 2008. 
  9. ^ "Norwegian certifications". Ifpi. Retrieved 2009-08-06. 
  10. ^ a b c d "Tic, Tic Tac", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved September 28, 2008)
  11. ^ a b c d e "Tic, Tic Tac" (with Chilli), in various singles charts Hitparade.ch (Retrieved September 28, 2008)
  12. ^ a b Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved September 26, 2008)
  13. ^ "Tic, Tic Tac", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved September 28, 2008)
  14. ^ 1996 Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  15. ^ 1996 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  16. ^ 1996 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  17. ^ 1997 Austrian Singles Chart Austriancharts.at (Retrieved September 27, 2008)
  18. ^ 1997 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved September 27, 2008)