Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song)

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"Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song)"
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Single by Vengaboys featuring Cheekah
from the album The Platinum Album
Released 18 September 2000
Format CD
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre Eurodance, dance-pop
Length 2:53
Label EMI
Writer(s) Wessel van Diepen, Dennis van den Driesschen
Producer(s) Danski, DJ Delmundo
Vengaboys singles chronology
"Uncle John from Jamaica"
(2000)
"Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song)"
(2000)
"Forever as One"
(2001)

"Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song)" is a song by Dutch Eurodance-pop group the Vengaboys. It was released as their eighth United Kingdom single, and their ninth overall. The song charted at number 19 in the United Kingdom, making it, at the time, their worst-performing single.

The single was officially credited to the Vengaboys ft. Cheekah, referring to the animated computer in the music video, which performs the lyrics (all of which are related to computer terminology, but initially feature some tongue-in-cheek sexual innuendo: e.g. "The way you used your joystick / Has really made my mouse click". However, in the second part of the song, the lyrics portray sexually transmitted diseases once again using computer terminology e.g. "The way you used your joystick / Has really made me feel sick" and "The doctor checked my hard drive / A virus in my archive / My disc was not protected / and now I am infected").

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (Hit Radio Mix)"
  2. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (Xxl)"
  3. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (Trans Remix Vocal)"
  4. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (Dillon & Dickins Remix Vocal)"
  5. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (Polsedriver Remix Vocal)"
  6. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (Dillion & Dickins Remix Instrumental)"
  7. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (Hit Radio Mix Clean Version)"
  8. "Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (Video)"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 30
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[2] 30
Germany (Official German Charts)[3] 34
Ireland (IRMA) 35
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[4] 32
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[5] 13
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[6] 33
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 49
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 19

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