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|Single by Mud|
|Released||11th January 1974|
|Writer(s)||Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn|
|Producer||Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn|
|Mud singles chronology|
"Tiger Feet" is a popular song by the English glam rock band Mud, released in January 1974. Written and produced by the songwriting team of Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman. It was the band's first number #1 single, and to this day is regarded by many people as one of the best-loved party records from the glam rock era.
Tiger Feet was a huge success, it was number #1 in the UK and Ireland charts for 4 weeks in 1974 and also topped the charts in the Netherlands. It sold over 700,000 copies in the UK alone and over a million sales globally. It was also the best selling single in Britain that year.
Tiger Feet is featured on the album "Mud Rock", as part of a medley which reached number #8 in the UK charts.
Co-writer, producer Mike Chapman credited bassist Ray Stiles with a particularly memorable bass lick which helped fuel the success of the record.
The song also had a very memorable and unique dance that involved both the hands and feet. This fueled the songs popularity and was a significant factor in making the song a popular choice at nightclubs and parties for many years.
In popular Culture
- The song is featured on the Mr Bean episode "Mind the baby, Mr. Bean".
- In 2009, the song appeared in television adverts for Flora Margarine.
- It featured as part of the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in London.
- List of Dutch Top 40 number-one singles of 1974
- List of number-one singles of 1974 (Ireland)
- List of number-one singles from the 1970s (UK)
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