Sex Bomb (song)

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This article is about the Tom Jones and Mousse T. song. For other songs of this name, see Sex Bomb.
"Sex Bomb"
Single by Tom Jones and Mousse T.
from the album Reload
B-side Remix
Released 8 May 2000
Format CD single, CD maxi
Recorded 1998
Genre Pop, dance, funk
Length 3:34
Label V2, Sony Music
Writer(s) Mousse T., Errol Rennalls
Producer(s) Mousse T.
Tom Jones UK chronology
"Mama Told Me Not to Come"
(2000)
"Sex Bomb"
(2000)
"You Need Love Like I Do"
(2000)
Mousse T. chronology
"Ooh Song"
(1999)
"Sex Bomb"
(2000)
"Fire"
(with Emma Lanford)
(2002)

"Sex Bomb" is a 1999 song recorded by Welsh pop singer Tom Jones. Performed in collaboration with producer Mousse T., it was released in May 2000[1] and became the biggest single from the album Reload. It reached No. 3 in the UK Singles Chart. The "Peppermint Disco Mix", a club version with house music beats, contains a sample from "All American Girls" by Sister Sledge and has been used as the opening theme song of the WB Network television series Grosse Pointe. A jazzier "swing version" appears in Mousse T.'s solo album Gourmet De Funk.

Track listings[edit]

CD single 1 – UK
  1. "Sex Bomb" (Peppermint Disco radio mix) – 3:55
  2. "Sex Bomb" (Sounds of Life half vocal mix) – 6:40
  3. "Sex Bomb" (Strike Boys mix) – 5:33
  4. "Sex Bomb" (album version) – 3:30
CD single 2 – UK
  1. "Sex Bomb" (Peppermint Disco radio mix) – 3:55
  2. "Sex Bomb" (Agent Sumo's freestyle mix)
  3. "Sex Bomb" (Peppermint Disco dub mix)
  4. "Sex Bomb" (video)
CD maxi – Europe
  1. "Sex Bomb" (album version) – 3:34
  2. "Sex Bomb" (Peppermint Disco radio mix) – 3:57
  3. "Sex Bomb" (Peppermint Disco mix) – 6:28
  4. "Sex Bomb" (Strike Boys mix) – 5:35
  5. "Sex Bomb" (Sounds of Life half vocal mix) – 6:39
CD maxi – Australia
  1. "Sex Bomb" (album version) – 3:32
  2. "Sex Bomb" (Peppermint Disco radio mix) – 3:55
  3. "Sex Bomb" (Peppermint Disco mix) – 6:26
  4. "Sex Bomb" (Sounds of Life half vocal mix) – 6:39
  5. "Sex Bomb" (Sounds of Life bub mix) – 5:53
  6. "Sex Bomb" (Mousse T's big beat) – 4:07
  7. "Sex Bomb" (Strike Boys mix) – 5:32

Credits[edit]

  • Written and composed by Mousse T. & Errol Rennalls [2]
  • Published by Mergmusic/Rondor
  • Produced by Mousse T. for Peppermint Jam Productions
  • Album version : taken from the Tom Jones album "Reload"
  • Peppermint Disco radio mix & Peppermint disco mix : remix and additional production by Mousse T. & Royal Garden for Peppermint Jam Productions
  • Sounds of Life half vocal mix & Sounds of life bub mix : Remix & additional production by Sounds of Life for Time Tools
  • Mousse T's big beat : Remix and additional production by Mousse T.
  • Strike Boys mix : Remixed by the Strike Boys at the Nightclub Neremberg
  • Marc Geddes

Charts and sales[edit]

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time" by R. Kelly
Swiss number-one single
13 February 2000 – 5 March 2000 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"American Pie" by Madonna
Preceded by
"Il y a trop de gens qui t'aiment" by Hélène Ségara
French SNEP number-one single
26 February 2000 – 8 April 2000 (7 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Ces Soirées-là" by Yannick

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC Wales - Music - Tom Jones - Tom Jones discography". 
  2. ^ "Errol Rennalls Discography". Discogs. Zinc Media Inc. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Tom Jones and Mousse T. – Sex Bomb". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Tom Jones and Mousse T. – Sex Bomb" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
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  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Tom Jones and Mousse T. – Sex Bomb" (in French). Ultratop 50.
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  10. ^ Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  11. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Tom Jones and Mousse T. – Sex Bomb". Top Digital Download.
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  14. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Tom Jones and Mousse T. – Sex Bomb" Canciones Top 50.
  15. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Tom Jones and Mousse T. – Sex Bomb". Singles Top 100.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Tom Jones and Mousse T. – Sex Bomb". Swiss Singles Chart.
  17. ^ "Tom Jones and Mousse T.: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company.
  18. ^ Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  19. ^ 2000 Austrian Singles Chart Austriancharts.at (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  20. ^ 2000 Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  21. ^ 2000 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  22. ^ "Single top 100 over 2000" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 30 April 2010. 
  23. ^ 2000 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  24. ^ 2000 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  25. ^ Austrian certifications ifpi.at (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  26. ^ French certifications Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  27. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank ('Sex Bomb')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 20 September 2008. 
  28. ^ Swedish certifications Ifpi.se (Retrieved 20 September 2008)
  29. ^ Swiss certifications Swisscharts.com (Retrieved 20 September 2008)

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