We Don't Play Guitars

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"We Don't Play Guitars"
Single by Chicks on Speed
from the album 99 Cents
Released October 2003
Format CD single, Maxi single
Recorded 2003
Genre Electroclash
Chicks on Speed singles chronology
"We Don't Play Guitars"
"Wordy Rappinghood"
Peaches chronology
"We Don't Play Guitars"
"Kick It"
Music video
"We Don't Play Guitars" on YouTube

"We Don't Play Guitars" is the first single from Chicks on Speed's album 99 Cents and features Peaches. It was placed at #84 on the Triple J Hottest 100, 2003.

Critical reception[edit]

Dan Lett of Pitchfork Media commented that the song "is a gutsy, rambunctious melee that puts mantra before message."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "We Don't Play Guitars" was directed by Deborah Schamoni[2] costumes by Chicks on Speed and Kathi Glas

Track listings[edit]

  • German Vinyl, 12-inch single[3]
  1. "We Don't Play Guitars (Chicken Lips Play Dub Version)" - 11:04
  2. "We Don't Play Guitars (Tiefschwarz Black Box Mix)" - 7:25
  • UK CD single[4]
  1. "We Don't Play Guitars (Radio Version)" - 3:59
  2. "We Don't Play Guitars (Beat To The Drum Mix)" - 7:11
  3. "We Don't Play Guitars (Cristian Vogel Remix)" - 4:32

Song usage[edit]

"We Don't Play Guitars" was included on the compilation albums FM4 Sound Selection 9 and Now 9.


Chart (2003) Peak
UK Singles Chart[5] 77


  1. ^ Lett, Dan (2004-03-31). "Pitchfork: Album Reviews: Chicks on Speed: 99 Cents". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  2. ^ "Deborah Schamoni III". Deborah Schamoni. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  3. ^ "Chicks On Speed - We Don't Play Guitars (Vinyl)". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-08-17. 
  4. ^ "Chicks On Speed - We Don't Play Guitars (CD)". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-08-17. 
  5. ^ "Chart Log UK: Chris C. – CZR". zobbel.de. Retrieved 2010-08-05.