Clock Strikes

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"Clock Strikes"
Clock Strikes.jpg
Single by Timbaland & Magoo featuring Mad Skillz
from the album Welcome to Our World
Released April 14, 1998
Format CD single, 12" vinyl, Cassette
Recorded 1997
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:43
Label Blackground, Atlantic
Writer(s) T. Mosley, M. Barcliff, S. Lewis
Producer(s) Timbaland
Timbaland & Magoo singles chronology
"Luv 2 Luv U"
"Clock Strikes"

"Clock Strikes" is a hip hop song by hip-hop duo Timbaland & Magoo, released as the third single from their debut studio album, Welcome to Our World, on April 14, 1998. The track features rapper Mad Skillz. The single remix of the track uses a sample of theme tune to the hit television show Knight Rider. The song peaked at #37 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, making it their second top 40 hit on the chart after their debut single "Up Jumps da Boogie". It also peaked at on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Clock Strikes" (Remix - Radio Edit) - 3:43
  2. "Clock Strikes" (Album Version) - 4:41
  • Maxi CD single[3]
  1. "Clock Strikes" (Remix - Radio Edit) - 3:43
  2. "Clock Strikes" (Remix - Extended Radio Edit) - 5:18
  3. "Clock Strikes" (Remix - Extended Instrumental) - 5:18
  4. "Clock Strikes" (Remix - Extended Acapella) - 5:18

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 37
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 24


The lyrics deal with themes such as the culture of Philadelphia, and references Kangol, Kit-Kat, Gucci, Duran Duran and Dumb & Dumber.