Move Your Feet

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"Move Your Feet"
JuniorSeniorMoveYourFeetCDSingleCover.jpg
Single by Junior Senior
from the album D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat
B-side
  • "Coconuts" (movie edit)
  • "Chicks and Dicks"
Released2002 (2002)
StudioDelta Lab (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Length3:00
Label
Songwriter(s)Junior
Producer(s)
Junior Senior singles chronology
"Move Your Feet"
(2002)
"Rhythm Bandits"
(2003)
Music video
"Move Your Feet" on YouTube

"Move Your Feet" is a song by Danish pop duo Junior Senior from their debut studio album, D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat (2002). The song, originally released in 2002 in the duo's native Denmark, was issued worldwide in 2003 and became Junior Senior's biggest hit, reaching No. 4 in Denmark, No. 3 in the United Kingdom, and No. 20 in Australia. A music video for the song, directed by British art collective Shynola, was created using low-resolution pixel art.

Chart performance[edit]

The song proved to be successful in the United Kingdom, where it peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart for two non-consecutive weeks,[1] going on to become Britain's 16th-best-selling single of 2003.[2] It reached number four on the Danish Singles Chart and number 10 in Ireland.[3][4] It was a moderate hit in Australia, peaking at number 20.[5] In 2013, the song re-entered the French Singles Chart at number 11.[6]

Music video[edit]

This song was accompanied by an animated music video by British art collective Shynola,[7] using low-resolution (90×72) pixel art produced using Deluxe Paint. The video features animated characters of the members of Junior Senior, dancing figures, and personified inanimate objects.[8]

Track listings[edit]

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits are lifted from the D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat liner notes.[13]

Studios

  • Recorded at Delta Lab (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Additional mix and recording at Tambourine Studios (Malmö, Sweden)
  • Mastered at Tocano (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Personnel

  • Junior – writing, guitar, production, additional mix and recording (Delta Lab)
  • Senior – handclaps
  • Thomas Troelsen – vocals, backing vocals, bass, keys, drums, production, mixing, engineering
  • Anna Køster – backing vocals
  • Yebo – backing vocals
  • Lars Vognstrup – backing vocals
  • Signe-Marie Jacobsen – backing vocals
  • Sara Wölck – backing vocals
  • Jesper Reginal – mixing, additional engineering
  • Per Sunding – additional mix and recording (Tambourine)
  • The Great Nalna – editing
  • Morten Bue – mastering

Charts and certifications[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format(s) Label(s) Ref.
Denmark 2002 CD Crunchy Frog [9]
United Kingdom 17 February 2003
  • 12-inch vinyl
  • CD
  • cassette
[40]
Australia 20 October 2003 CD Epic [41]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "End of Year Charts: 2003" (PDF). UKChartsPlus. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
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  4. ^ a b "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Move Your Feet". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
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  9. ^ a b Move Your Feet (Danish CD single sleeve). Junior Senior. Crunchy Frog Records. 2002. FROG 029-2.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  10. ^ Move Your Feet (UK 12-inch single sleeve). Junior Senior. Crunchy Frog Records, Mercury Records. 2002. 019 819-1.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  11. ^ Move Your Feet (UK cassette single sleeve). Junior Senior. Crunchy Frog Records, Mercury Records. 2003. 019 819-4.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  12. ^ Move Your Feet (Australian CD single liner notes). Junior Senior. Epic Records. 2002. 674417 2.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  13. ^ D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat (European CD album liner notes). Junior Senior. Crunchy Frog Records. 2002. 038 069-2.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
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  40. ^ "New Releases: Singles". Music Week. 22 February 2003. p. 31.
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