Boombastic (song)

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"Boombastic"
Boombastic Shaggy.jpg
Single by Shaggy
from the album Boombastic
B-side"In the Summertime" (Remix)
ReleasedJune 5, 1995
Format
Recorded1994
Genre
Length3:52
LabelVirgin
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Shaggy
Shaggy singles chronology
"In the Summertime"
(1995)
"Boombastic"
(1995)
"Why You Treat Me So Bad"
(1996)
"In the Summertime"
(1995)
"Boombastic"
(1995)
"Why You Treat Me So Bad"
(1996)
Music video
"Boombastic" on YouTube

"Boombastic" is a song by Jamaican-American musical artist Shaggy from his third studio album, Boombastic. Released on June 5, 1995, the single achieved commercial success in many countries, including Ireland, UK, Sweden, New Zealand, and Australia, where it topped the singles charts. It spent a week at number one on the US Billboard R&B chart, and a similar stint atop the UK Singles Chart. It also reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100. A remix featuring Sting International, which features a sample of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On", was released in January 1996. The latter is featured on some versions of the Boombastic album as a bonus track.

Appearances[edit]

"Boombastic" gained popularity after being featured in a popular Levi's television commercial,[1] and was later also used in commercials for Chase Bank (2016)[2][3] and Tide detergent in the Philippines (2015).[4] The song is featured in the films Barnyard,[5] Mr. Bean's Holiday[6] and George of the Jungle.[7] It is also featured in the video game Donkey Konga 2.

Track listings[edit]

Charts and sales[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Chase Bank Commercial Song 2016 – Mini Pet Pig". Commercial Song. 2016-04-04. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
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  4. ^ "WATCH: Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza Tide New TV Commercial - Enchos.com". Enchos.com. 2015-11-26. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  5. ^ "Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007) - Soundtracks". IMDB. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  6. ^ "Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007) - Soundtracks". IMDB. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  7. ^ "George of the Jungle (1997) - Soundtracks". IMDB. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
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  11. ^ Shaggy – Boombastic (Vinyl) at Discogs. Discogs.com.
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  13. ^ Shaggy – Boombastic / Summer Time (Cassette) at Discogs. Discogs.com.
  14. ^ Shaggy – Boombastic (Vinyl) at Discogs. Discogs.com.
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  18. ^ "Íslenski Listinn Topp 40 (18.11.1995 - 24.11.1995)" (PDF) (in Icelandic). Dagblaðið Vísir - Tónlist. Retrieved April 3, 2018.
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  22. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Shaggy – Boombastic" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  23. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved June 9, 2018.
  24. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.
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  28. ^ "1995 Austrian Singles Chart" (in German). Austriancharts. Archived from the original on September 24, 2010. Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  29. ^ "1995 Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved April 19, 2010.
  30. ^ "1995 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart" (in French). Ultratop. Retrieved April 19, 2010.
  31. ^ 1995 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com Archived February 14, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved January 30, 2009)
  32. ^ "End of Year Charts 1995". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved December 3, 2017.
  33. ^ "1995 Swiss Singles Chart" (in German). Swisscharts. Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  34. ^ "Billboard Top 100 – 1995". Archived from the original on August 15, 2009. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
  35. ^ a b "1996 ARIA Singles Chart". ARIA. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  36. ^ "Austrian single certifications – Shaggy – Boombastic" (in German). IFPI Austria. Enter Shaggy in the field Interpret. Enter Boombastic in the field Titel. Select single in the field Format. Click Suchen. 
  37. ^ "French single certifications – Shaggy – Boombastic" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
  38. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Shaggy; 'Boombastic')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  39. ^ "Norwegian single certifications – Shaggy – Boombastic" (in Norwegian). IFPI Norway.
  40. ^ "British single certifications – Shaggy – Boombastic". British Phonographic Industry. Select singles in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Boombastic in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  41. ^ "American single certifications – Shaggy – Boombastic". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  42. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1995". Billboard. BPI Communications. 108 (3): 56. January 20, 1996. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 5, 2015.

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