Go Wild in the Country

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"Go Wild in the Country"
Go Wild in the Country.jpg
Single by Bow Wow Wow
from the album See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Join Your Gang, Yeah. City All Over! Go Ape Crazy
B-side "El Boss Dicho!"
Released 1982
Length 2:53
Label RCA Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Brian Tench
Bow Wow Wow singles chronology
"C·30 C·60 C·90 Go"
(1980)
"Go Wild in the Country"
(1982)
"I Want Candy"
(1982)
"C·30 C·60 C·90 Go"
(1980)
"Go Wild in the Country"
(1982)
"I Want Candy"
(1982)

"Go Wild in the Country" is a song by English new wave band Bow Wow Wow. It was released as a single from their album See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Join Your Gang, Yeah. City All Over! Go Ape Crazy.

Composition[edit]

"Go Wild in the Country" was written by Dave Barbarossa, Leigh Gorman, Malcolm McLaren and Matthew Ashman.[1]

Release[edit]

It was first released in 1982 and entered the UK Singles Chart in January, reaching No. 7 and staying for 13 weeks on the chart.[2][3] It was the first single by the band to not be produced by Malcolm McLaren.[4]

Cover[edit]

The single sleeve, from the same photo shoot as the See Jungle! See Jungle! album cover, reenacts Édouard Manet’s Le déjeuner sur l'herbe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Go wild in the country". www.metrolyrics.com. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 133. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "Go Wild in the Country Chart Archive". www.chartarchive.org. Retrieved 30 December 2012. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Bow Wow Wow". www.theagencygroup.com. Archived from the original on 15 January 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 

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