Move Your Feet

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"Move Your Feet"
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Single by Junior Senior
from the album D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat
B-side "Remix"
Released 6 June 2002
Format
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre
Length 3:00
Label Crunchy Frog Records
Songwriter(s) Jesper Mortensen (as "Junior")
Producer(s)
Junior Senior singles chronology
"Move Your Feet"
(2002)
"Rhythm Bandits"
(2003)
"Move Your Feet"
(2002)
"Rhythm Bandits"
(2003)

"Move Your Feet" is a song by Danish pop duo Junior Senior. The song, originally released in June 2002 in the duo's native Denmark, was later released in 2003 worldwide and became Junior Senior's biggest hit, reaching No. 3 in the United Kingdom and No. 20 in Australia. It features lead vocals by producer Thomas Troelsen.

In popular culture[edit]

The song has been used in the promotional advertising for the Australian version of So You Think You Can Dance and in television advertising for Google Chrome and the Mexican footwear company Coppel Canadá and in a 2003 VH1 promo. It made a brief appearance in movies such as Looney Tunes: Back in Action, How to Eat Fried Worms, White Chicks, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The song has also been featured on PBS Kids, and the TV series One Tree Hill, in the popular dancing games Dance Dance Revolution Extreme, Wii's Just Dance 2 and PlayStation 3's SingStar. It also featured in a 2013 commercial for Chromebook. A cover of the song appears in the 2016 animated film Trolls. The song was also used in the trailer for Knack II. The song appears on the album D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat along with a live recording.

Since 2006, fans of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes popularized the song to celebrate notable Iowa victories online.[citation needed] "Move Your Feet," which now enjoys cult-like status among Iowa fans, was initially used at the fan blog "Black Heart Gold Pants," and is now seen at GoIowaAwesome.

Music video[edit]

This song was accompanied by an animated music video by the art collective Shynola, using low-resolution pixel art produced using Deluxe Paint. Danielle Bishpoo, current member of KC and the Sunshine Band was instrumental in the producing of the music video.[1]

Track listings[edit]

European CD single
  1. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit) – 2:59
  2. "Move Your Feet" (extended play) – 4:16
UK Cassette single
  1. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit) - 2:59
  2. "Chicks and Dicks" - 2:32
  3. "Move Your Feet" (Kurtis Mantronik Club Mix) - 6:02
Australian and New Zealand CD single
  1. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit) – 3:01
  2. "Move Your Feet" (extended play) – 4:16
  3. "Move Your Feet" (Kurtis Mantronik Club Mix) – 6:04
  4. "Coconuts" (movie edit) – 2:39
Maxi CD
  1. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit) – 2:59
  2. "Move Your Feet" (extended play) – 4:16
  3. "Move Your Feet" (Filur Move the Club) – 6:20
  4. "Move Your Feet" (Filur Dark String Dub) – 6:51
  5. "Move Your Feet" (music video)
American CD Single & European CD Single

Side 1:

  1. "Move Your Feet" (extended play)
  2. "Move Your Feet" (radio edit)

Side 2:

  1. "Move Your Feet" (David Guetta remix)
  2. "Cocodub"

Chart performance[edit]

The song proved to be particularly successful in the United Kingdom where it peaked at number three for two non-consecutive weeks and went on to become the sixteenth best selling single of 2003 in the country, surpassing a number of top two hits. It reached number four in the group's native Denmark and number ten in Ireland. It was a minor hit in Australia, peaking at number twenty.

In 2013, the song re-entered the French Singles Chart at number 11.

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chris Harding interview". Archived from the original on 2006-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  3. ^ "Brazil" (PDF). ABPD. October 6, 2001. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". Tracklisten.
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet" (in French). Les classement single.
  6. ^ "Musicline.de – Junior Senior Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  7. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 2010-12-09.
  8. ^ Irish Singles Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved January 24, 2009)
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  10. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". Singles Top 100.
  11. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". Swiss Singles Chart.
  12. ^ "Move Your Feet", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved January 24, 2009)
  13. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved March 2, 2003.
  14. ^ Billboard Allmusic.com (Retrieved January 24, 2009)
  15. ^ "Move Your Feet", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved January 24, 2009)
  16. ^ "End of Year Charts: 2003" (PDF). UKChartsPlus. Retrieved 2 July 2017. 
  17. ^ "British single certifications – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Move Your Feet in the search field and then press Enter.

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