Drunk Girls

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"Drunk Girls"
Lcd soundsystem drunk girls.jpg
Single by LCD Soundsystem
from the album This Is Happening
Released May 3, 2010
Recorded 2009–10
Genre Glam rock, new wave
Length 3:42
Label DFA
Producer(s) James Murphy
LCD Soundsystem singles chronology
"Pow Pow"
"Drunk Girls"
"I Can Change"
"Pow Pow"
"Drunk Girls"
"I Can Change"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[1]

"Drunk Girls" is the second single from LCD Soundsystem's third album This Is Happening after the limited release single "Pow Pow". It was released on May 3, 2010. James Murphy has described the song as "dumb" but added "I like dumb, short stuff."[2] The 7" single features a cover of the song by San Francisco psychedelic rock band Wooden Shjips.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the single was co-directed by Spike Jonze and James Murphy. The video features Murphy and bandmates Nancy Whang and Pat Mahoney attempting to sing while being abused by people dressed as pandas.[3] The video was shot at Factory Studios in Brooklyn, NY.

Track listing[edit]

7" single[edit]

A. Drunk Girls
B. Drunk Girls (Wooden Shjips version)

12" single[edit]

A. Drunk Girls
B. Drunk Girls (Holy Ghost! remix)


Chart (2010) Peak
France (SNEP)[4] 47
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 179


  1. ^ O'Donnell, Kevin (2010-04-01). "LCD Soundsystem "Drunk Girls"". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 21, 2012. 
  2. ^ Reuters - LCD Soundsystem raises glass to "Drunk Girls"
  3. ^ Spike Jonze Co-Directed “Drunk Girls” Music Video for LCD Soundsystem Archived November 25, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Lescharts.com – LCD Soundsystem – Drunk Girls" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  5. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK – L". zobbel.de. Tobias Zywietz. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 

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