Jerk It Out

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"Jerk It Out"
Single by Caesars
from the album Love for the Streets, Paper Tigers and 39 Minutes of Bliss
Released 7 April 2003
14 March 2005 (re-release)
31 April 2006 (re-release)
Format CD single, 7"
Genre Indie rock, garage rock revival, psychedelic rock
Length 3:16
Label Virgin (original release)
Atlantic Records, Fueled by Ramen (re-release)
Caesars singles chronology
"Fun and Games"
"Jerk It Out"
"We Got to Leave"

"Jerk It Out" is a song by the Swedish rock band Caesars. It was released in April 2003 as the lead single from their album Love for the Streets; it is also featured on the follow-up Paper Tigers in remixed form. The song's appearance on charts was helped by prolific use in mid-2000s media, including commercials for the iPod Shuffle, Mobiltel, Nivea, Coca-Cola (in South Africa and Indonesia) as well as a 2009 Renault Mégane spot. Furthermore, it was used in the video games Dance Dance Revolution SuperNova (arcade and PlayStation 2 versions), FIFA Football 2004, Just Dance, Rock Band 3 (as downloadable content), Samba de Amigo (downloadable content for the Wii version) and SSX 3. And LMA Manager

The song was part of the soundtrack of many films, including The Benchwarmers, Captivity, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Fun with Dick and Jane and Yours, Mine and Ours. It featured in trailers for Knight and Day and The Pink Panther, while the remix of the song was used in the trailer for Clerks II.

The song was included in the TV series Dawson's Creek, the HBO series Entourage, NCIS and the British series Teachers.

UK track listing[edit]


  1. "Jerk It Out"
  2. "Out of My Hands"
  3. "She's a Planet"
  1. "Jerk It Out"
  2. "The Cannibals"


  1. "Jerk It Out"
  2. "The Longer We Stay Together"
  1. "Jerk It Out"
  2. "Up All Night"

Chart performance[edit]

The song was originally released in 2003 and only made an appearance on the UK Singles Chart (at number 60). It was re-released in 2005 and appeared on their album of that year, Paper Tigers. The re-release peaked at number 8 on the UK Singles Chart, number 70 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 40 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.[1]


Chart (2003–06) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 43
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[3] 51
France (SNEP)[4] 26
Germany (Official German Charts)[5] 68
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[6] 32
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[7] 76
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 8
US Billboard Hot 100 70
US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 40


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