Hypest Hype

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"Hypest Hype"
Single by Chase & Status
featuring Tempa T
from the album No More Idols
Released 8 November 2010[1]
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Big beat, breakbeat, grime
Length 3:30
Label Mercury, Vertigo
Writer(s) Will Kennard, Saul Milton, Nicholas Dei, Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore
Producer(s) Chase & Status
Chase & Status singles chronology
"Let You Go"
"Hypest Hype"
"Blind Faith"
Tempa T single chronology
"CD is Dead"
"Hypest Hype"
"Rari WorkOut"

"Hypest Hype" is a song by electronic music duo Chase & Status. It was released on 8 November 2010 as a promotional single for their second studio album No More Idols, which was released on 28 January 2011. It also serves as the third overall single released from the album. The song features vocals from English grime MC Tempa T and contains vocal elements of the song "Been Down So Long" by The Doors from their 1971 blues-based album L.A. Woman.[2]

Background and release[edit]

"Hypest Hype" received radio support after the release of "Let You Go" (reaching BBC Radio 1's A-List) implying it would be the third single. Instead, the song was released as a free download through their official website. However, it did chart at #70 on the UK Singles Chart and number seven in the UK Dance Chart after the release of the album. On 21 November 2010, Q magazine dubbed the song as their "Track of the Day".[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Hypest Hype" (featuring Tempa T) 3:30


Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
UK Dance (Official Charts Company)[4] 7
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 70

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format Label
United Kingdom 8 November 2010[6] Digital download Mercury, Vertigo