Request + Line

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"Request + Line"
Black Eyed Peas featuring Macy Gray - Request Line - CD cover.jpg
Single by Black Eyed Peas featuring Macy Gray
from the album Bridging the Gap
ReleasedFebruary 26, 2001
FormatCD single
GenreAlternative hip hop
Length9:21 (Album Version)
3:53 (Single Version)
Songwriter(s)William Adams, Allan Pineda, Mike Fratantuno, George Pajon, Jr., Rhett Lawrence, Natilie Hinds
Producer(s)Rhett Lawrence,
Black Eyed Peas singles chronology
"Request + Line"
"Where Is the Love?"
Macy Gray singles chronology
"Geto Heaven Remix T.S.O.I. (The Sound of Illadelph)"
"Request + Line"
"When I See You"

"Request + Line" is a song by American hip hop group Black Eyed Peas, taken as the third single from their second studio album, Bridging the Gap. The song features vocals from Macy Gray. The song gave the band their first top forty hit in many countries worldwide, also becoming their first entry on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was also included on the album "Barbie Mix" which was released to promote the My Scene dolls.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Joseph Kahn. The video begins with flashing objects, a phone picking up, and a flashing sign saying "On Air". The video features Macy Gray behind a turntable. The three members of Black Eyed Peas are seen on a giant turntable, in a bathroom with a transparent shower bath, toilet and sink, and sitting with Macy Gray on a sofa.

Track listing[edit]

United Kingdom
  1. "Request + Line" - 3:53
  2. "Request + Line" (Trackmasters Remix) - 3:50
  3. "Joints & Jam" (The Joint Mix) - 3:37
  4. "Request + Line" (Music Video)
  1. "Request + Line" - 3:53
  2. "Request + Line" (Instrumental) - 3:56
  3. "Request + Line" (Trackmasters Remix) - 3:51
  4. "Request + Line" (Will.I.Am Remix) - 4:22


Chart (2001)[1][2] Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 21
Dutch Mega Single Top 100 86
German Singles Chart[3] 85
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 10
UK Singles Chart[4] 31
UK R&B Singles Chart 8
US Billboard Hot 100 63
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 51
US Billboard Rap Songs 2


  1. ^ "Bridging the Gap > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-03-21.
  2. ^ "Black Eyed Peas feat. Macy Gray – Request + Line –". Retrieved 2008-03-21.
  3. ^ " – Black Eyed Peas feat. Macy Gray – Request & Line". (in German). Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  4. ^ "Chart Stats – The Black Eyed Peas Featuring Macy Gray – Request Line". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2008-03-21.

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