Rippin Kittin

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"Rippin Kittin"
Golden Boy Miss Kittin Rippin Kittin.jpg
Single by Golden Boy with Miss Kittin
from the album Or
Released26 August 2002 (2002-08-26)
FormatCD single, Maxi single
Recorded2002
GenreElectroclash
Length4:48
LabelIllustrious, Ladomat 2000, Zomba Records
Songwriter(s)Golden Boy, Caroline Hervé
Golden Boy singles chronology
"Rippin Kittin"
(2002)
"Autopilot"
(2003)
Miss Kittin singles chronology
"Madame Hollywood"
(2002)
"Rippin Kittin"
(2002)
"Autopilot"
(2003)
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

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
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
position
Spanish Singles Chart[6] 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pitchfork: Staff Lists: The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s: 500-201". Pitchfork Media. 2009-08-17. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
  2. ^ Plagenhoef, Scott; Schreiber, Ryan, eds. (November 2008). The Pitchfork 500. Simon & Schuster. p. 166. ISBN 978-1-4165-6202-3.
  3. ^ "Rippin Kittin (Miss Kittin & Goldenboy-cover)". Mintzkov. Retrieved 6 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Golden Boy with Miss Kittin – Rippin Kittin – German CD, Maxi single". Discogs. Zinc Media, Inc. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
  5. ^ "Golden Boy with Miss Kittin – Rippin Kittin – UK & Europe CD single". Discogs. Zinc Media, Inc. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
  6. ^ a b c d "Ultratop.be - Golden Boy with Miss Kittin - Rippin Kittin". Ultratip. ULTRATOP & Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
  7. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche - musicline.de". Musicline.de. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
  8. ^ "Chart Stats - UK Singles & Albums Chart Archive". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2011-04-02.