Y Control

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Single by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
from the album Fever to Tell
Released June 1, 2004
Format CD
Genre Dance-punk, art punk, garage punk
Label Interscope
Producer(s) Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Yeah Yeah Yeahs singles chronology
"Y Control"
"Gold Lion"

"Y Control" is a single by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, from their debut album Fever to Tell. The name of the song refers to the emotional control of a female, referring to the male Y chromosome, and can also be read as a reference to Prince's 1995 song "Pussy Control," which is frequently abbreviated as "P Control." Pitchfork Media listed "Y Control" as the 213th best song of the decade. The song is part of the soundtrack of Dirt 2.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Y Control", directed by Spike Jonze, was controversial for its images of children carrying the body of a dead dog, and a subtitled portrayal of child mutilation.


Chart (2004)
2004 Official UK Charts 54

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Y Control"
  2. "Y Control" (The Faint remix)
  3. "Y Control" (Live at the Fillmore)

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