Move Your Feet

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
"Move Your Feet"
JuniorSeniorMoveYourFeetCDSingleCover.jpg
Single by Junior Senior
from the album D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat
B-side
  • "Coconuts"
  • "Chicks and Dicks"
Released2002
Length3:00
Label
Songwriter(s)Jesper Mortensen (as "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. The song, originally released in 2002 in the duo's native Denmark, was released 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 ten 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]

In popular culture[edit]

The song has been used in the promotional advertising for the Australian version of So You Think You Can Dance (along with the UK equivalent 'DanceX') and in television advertising for Google Chrome and the Mexican footwear brand Coppel Canadá and in a 2003 VH1 promo. It was heard on films 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 the TV series One Tree Hill, in the popular dance 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 revised version of the song appears in the 2016 animated film Trolls ("Move Your Hair"). 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.

Track listings[edit]

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "End of Year Charts: 2003" (PDF). UKChartsPlus. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "Danishcharts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". Tracklisten.
  4. ^ a b "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Move Your Feet". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Australian-charts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  6. ^ a b c "Lescharts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Chris Harding interview". Archived from the original on 24 March 2006.
  8. ^ "Junior Senior - Move Your Feet (Official music video, HD)". YouTube. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  9. ^ Move Your Feet (Danish CD single sleeve). Junior Senior. Crunchy Frog Records. 2002. FROG 029-2.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  10. ^ Move Your Feet (UK & European 12-inch single promo vinyl disc). Junior Senior. Mercury Records, Crunchy Frog Records. 2002. JUNIORDJ3.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.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.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  13. ^ "Issue 714" ARIA Top 50 Dance Singles. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 25 December 2020.
  14. ^ "Ultratop.be – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  15. ^ "Ultratop.be – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  16. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 21 no. 13. 22 March 2003. p. 13. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  17. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  18. ^ "Top 50 Singles Εβδομάδα 27/05 – 03/06" (in Greek). IFPI. Archived from the original on 5 June 2003. Retrieved 29 June 2020. See Best column.
  19. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
  20. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Dance Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  21. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  22. ^ "Top 10 Dance Singles, Week Ending 24 April 2003". GfK Chart-Track. Retrieved 10 June 2019.[permanent dead link]
  23. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". Top Digital Download. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  24. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 43, 2002" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40 Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  25. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  26. ^ "Arhiva romanian top 100 – Editia 4, saptamina 3.02–9.02, 2003" (in Romanian). Romanian Top 100. Archived from the original on 17 February 2005. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  27. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  28. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". Singles Top 100.
  29. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". Swiss Singles Chart.
  30. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  31. ^ "Junior Senior Chart History (Dance Club Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  32. ^ "Junior Senior Chart History (Dance Mix/Show Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  33. ^ "Junior Senior Chart History (Dance Singles Sales)". Billboard. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  34. ^ "Top 100–Jaaroverzicht van 2002". Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 27 March 2020.
  35. ^ "ARIA Charts – End of Year Charts – Dance Singles 2003". ARIA. Archived from the original on 15 April 2020. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
  36. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2003" (in German). Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  37. ^ "British single certifications – Junior Senior – Move Your Feet". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 21 August 2020.

External links[edit]