New Friend Request

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"New Friend Request"
Gym Class Heroes - New Friend Request.jpg
Single by Gym Class Heroes
from the album As Cruel as School Children
28 October 2006 (UK)
GenreAlternative rock, alternative hip hop
LabelDecaydance, Fueled by Ramen
Songwriter(s)Rick Davies, Roger Hodgeson
Producer(s)S*A*M & Sluggo
Gym Class Heroes singles chronology
"The Queen and I"
"New Friend Request"
"Cupid's Chokehold"

"New Friend Request" is the second single taken from the Gym Class Heroes album As Cruel as School Children. The single was released on 23 October in the UK and was the band's second consecutive single to be a non-chart qualifier as both physical formats contained a sticker, which is against UK chart rules regarding promotional pack-ins.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "New Friend Request" is a MySpace-themed video. It has people that are depicted as "friends" on MySpace, and Travis McCoy has to add friends on his MySpace page. He has trouble finding friends, because most of them have flaws and he is trying to find the perfect ones. At the end, Travis ends up finding friends and something better—a girlfriend.

A remix, produced by Hi-Tek, is featured on the soundtrack album Snakes on a Plane: The Album.

The song contains a sample of "We Love Together" by The Majestic Arrows.

Formats and track listings[edit]

  1. "New Friend Request"
  2. "Make Out Club" (live in Pittsburgh)
CD (Remix)
  1. "New Friend Request" (radio version remix) featuring Papoose
  2. "New Friend Request" (instrumental)
7" vinyl
  1. "New Friend Request"
  2. "Artwork Etching"

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