Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Shaggy song)

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"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"
Single by Shaggy featuring Eve
from the album Rise
B-side "Remady Remix"
Released 24 August 2012[1]
Format CD single, Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Reggae fusion, dancehall, R&B
Length 3:41
Label Embassy of Music
Songwriter(s) Orville Burrell, Robert Hazard
Producer(s) Teflon, Reinhard Raith, Andreas Litterscheid
Shaggy singles chronology
"World Citizen"
"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"
"Remain in Our Hearts"

"World Citizen"
"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"
"Remain in Our Hearts"
Eve singles chronology
"Money in Da Bank"
(2011) Money in Da Bank2011
"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"
(2012) Girls Just Wanna Have Fun2012
"Make It Out This Town"
(2013) Make It Out This Town2013

"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" is a song by reggae musician Shaggy, featuring American female rapper Eve. The song was released as the official lead, and second overall single, from Shaggy's eleventh studio album, Rise. The song samples the original "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper.

The single was released in Germany and throughout Europe on 24 August 2012.[2] The accompanying music video was directed by Ras Kassa, and was released via YouTube on 14 July 2012.[3] The single found chart success in both Germany and Poland.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" (Single Mix) – 3:26
  2. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" (Extended Mix)
  3. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" (Voodoo & Serano Mix Edit)
  4. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" (Voodoo & Serano Remix)
  5. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" (Remady Remix)
  6. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" (Remady Extended Mix)


Chart (2012) Peak
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 47
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[5] 39
Belgium Dance (Ultratop Flanders)[6] 47
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[7] 49
Belgium Dance (Ultratop Wallonia)[8] 11
France (SNEP)[9] 180
Germany (Official German Charts)[10] 29
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[11] 3
Poland (Video Chart)[12] 2

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format
Germany[2] 24 August 2012 Embassy of Music CD single, Digital download