Sex (Cheat Codes and Kris Kross Amsterdam song)

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"Sex"
CheatCodesSex.jpg
Single by Cheat Codes and Kris Kross Amsterdam
ReleasedFebruary 19, 2016 (2016-02-19)
RecordedJanuary 2016
GenreTropical house
Length3:48
Label
Songwriter(s)
  • Hurby Azor
  • Bearclvw
  • Trevor Dahl
  • Matthew Russell
  • Jordy Huisman
  • Sander Huisman
  • Kevin Pederson
  • Cimo Fränkel
  • Rik Annema
Producer(s)
Cheat Codes singles chronology
"Say Goodbye"
(2016)
"Sex"
(2016)
"Fed Up"
(2016)
Kris Kross Amsterdam singles chronology
"Until the Morning"
(2015)
"Sex"
(2016)
"Are You Sure?"
(2016)

"Sex" is a song by American DJ trio Cheat Codes and Dutch DJ trio Kris Kross Amsterdam. The song was released by Spinnin' Records on February 19, 2016, and has since achieved international success.

Composition and release[edit]

The song re-uses the chorus from the 1991 single "Let's Talk About Sex" by hip hop trio Salt-n-Pepa. It is set in the key of A minor and has a tempo of 105 beats per minute.[1]

The song was first released by Spinnin' Records on February 19, 2016. This was followed by a release as a digital download to Beatport on April 8, 2016,[1] and a release to the iTunes Store by Casablanca Records on May 26, 2016.[2]

Music video[edit]

The song's music video was released to the Spinnin' Records YouTube channel on February 19, 2016. Directed by Chris Campbell, it features Cheat Codes and Kris Kross Amsterdam in a sex education class.[3] As of October 1, 2017, the video has received over 100 million views.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Sex"3:48
2."Sex" (Extended Mix)5:15
Remixes EP
No.TitleLength
1."Sex" (Hasse de Moor Remix)3:00
2."Sex" (TV Noise Remix)3:44
3."Sex" (TWRK and Doobious Remix)3:26
4."Sex" (Gregor Salto Remix)4:20
5."Sex" (Kwint Remix)3:58
6."Sex" (Carta Remix)4:25
7."Sex" (Jasper Dietze Remix)3:49
8."Sex" (Drianu Remix)3:43

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[40] 2× Platinum 140,000double-dagger
Belgium (BEA)[41] Gold 10,000double-dagger
Denmark (IFPI Danmark)[42] 2× Platinum 180,000double-dagger
France (SNEP)[43] Platinum 133,333double-dagger
Germany (BVMI)[44] Platinum 400,000double-dagger
Italy (FIMI)[45] Platinum 50,000double-dagger
New Zealand (RMNZ)[46] Gold 7,500double-dagger
Norway (IFPI Norway)[47] 3× Platinum 120,000double-dagger
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[48] Gold 20,000double-dagger
Sweden (GLF)[49] 4× Platinum 160,000double-dagger
United Kingdom (BPI)[50] Platinum 600,000double-dagger
United States (RIAA)[51] Gold 500,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References[edit]

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