Alpha Beta Gaga

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"Alpha Beta Gaga"
Single by Air
from the album Talkie Walkie
Released August 9, 2004
Format 12", CD single
Genre Electronica
Label Virgin Music/Astralwerks
Songwriter(s) Jean-Benoît Dunckel,
Nicolas Godin
Producer(s) Air
Air singles chronology
"Cherry Blossom Girl"
"Alpha Beta Gaga"
"String Module Error: Match not found"
"Cherry Blossom Girl"
"Alpha Beta Gaga"
Surfing on a Rocket (EP)

"Alpha Beta Gaga" is an electronica song by Air from the album Talkie Walkie.[1] It was released as a single on August 9, 2004.

It features acoustic guitar, synthesizers, shamisen, a string section, and a prominent whistling melody. It was rumoured to have been one of the songs Air offered to Madonna to record for her 2003 album American Life after she asked them tentatively to work with her on it.

Music video[edit]

A music video was produced to promote the single. The video was directed by Mathieu Tonetti.

References in popular culture[edit]

It is used as the introduction to episode one of season two of American TV series Castle.

Formats and track listings[edit]

  • CD (VSCDX1880)
  1. "Alpha Beta Gaga" (edit)
  2. "Alpha Beta Gaga" (Rhymefest vs Mark Ronson remix)
  3. "Alpha Beta Gaga" (Mark Ronson dub)
  4. "Alpha Beta Gaga" (Jackson remix)
  • 12" (VST1880)
  1. "Alpha Beta Gaga" (edit)
  2. "Alpha Beta Gaga" (Jackson remix)
  3. "Alpha Beta Gaga" (Rhymefest vs Mark Ronson remix)
  4. "Alpha Beta Gaga" (Mark Ronson dub)