Rippin Kittin

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"Rippin Kittin"
Single by Golden Boy with Miss Kittin
from the album Or
Released August 26, 2002 (2002-08-26)
Format CD single, Maxi single
Recorded 2002
Genre Electroclash
Length 4:48
Label Illustrious, Ladomat 2000, Zomba Records
Writer(s) Golden Boy, Caroline Hervé
Golden Boy singles chronology
"Rippin Kittin"
Miss Kittin chronology
"Madame Hollywood"
"Rippin Kittin"
Music video
"Rippin Kittin (Glove Radiomix)" on YouTube

"Rippin Kittin" is the first single from the duo Miss Kittin and Golden Boy's album Or.

Critical reception[edit]

Pitchfork Media placed "Rippin Kittin" at number four-hundred thirty-five on its Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s list.[1] Pitchfork also included the song in its book The Pitchfork 500: Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present.[2]

Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys has paid tribute to the song as a favourite of his in multiple interviews.

Cover versions[edit]

Belgian rock band Mintzkov covered the song for the compilation album 10 Years Mintzkov: Rare Recordings 2001-2011.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  • German CD, Maxi single[4]
  1. "Rippin Kittin (Glove Radiomix)" - 3:47
  2. "Rippin Kittin (Original)" - 4:50
  3. "Rippin Kittin (Glove Tension Dub)" - 7:41
  4. "Rippin Kittin (Golden Boy With Turner's Strings Mix)" - 3:15
  5. "Rippin Kittin (Ellen Allien Mix)" - 4:30
  6. "Rippin Kittin (Beroshima Mix)" - 5:45
  7. "Rippin Kittin (Egoexpress Mix)" - 6:12
  • UK CD single[5]
  1. "Rippin Kittin (Glove Radio Edit)" - 3:35
  2. "Rippin Kittin (X-Press 2 Late Night Homicide Vocal Edit)" - 7:34


Chart (2002) Peak
Belgian Tip Chart (Flanders)[6] 15
Belgian Tip Chart (Wallonia)[6] 18
Belgian Dance Chart[6] 8
German Singles Chart[7] 95
UK Singles Chart[8] 67
UK Dance Chart 1
Chart (2006) Peak
Spanish Singles Chart[6] 11


Preceded by
"Just the Way You Are" by Milky
UK Dance Chart number-one single
7 September 2002 – 14 September 2002
Succeeded by
"Two Months Off" by Underworld