Stand Up Tall

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"Stand Up Tall"
Dizzee Rascal - Stand Up Tall.jpg
Single by Dizzee Rascal
from the album Showtime
Released 23 August 2004
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Length 3:09
Label XL Recordings
Writer(s) Dylan Mills
Producer(s) Youngstar & Cage
Dizzee Rascal singles chronology
"Jus' a Rascal"
"Stand Up Tall"

"Stand Up Tall" is the fourth single released by the British rapper Dizzee Rascal and the lead single from his second album Showtime.[citation needed]

The single became Dizzee's fourth Top 40 hit when it entered the charts at number 10 on its release. It was the first Top 10 release from the rapper. "Stand Up Tall" spent a total of six weeks in the Top 75, the first single from Dizzee to have been released on two alternative CD singles.[citation needed]

On Jools Holland's 2010 Hootenanny television show, Rascal performed a version of the song over the backing track of Nirvana's song "Smells Like Teen Spirit". [1]

The song is used on the EA Sports' video-game, FIFA Street and in the 2005 film The 40-Year-Old Virgin.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

CD 1
  1. Stand Up Tall
  2. Give U More (featuring D Double E)
CD 2
  1. Stand Up Tall
  2. Stand Up Tall (Instrumental)
  3. Stand Up Tall (Youngsta Remix)
  4. Stand Up Tall (Youngsta Remix Instrumental)
  5. Stand Up Tall (Acappella)

Music video[edit]

Dizzee Rascal drives to a place and finds four girls. They are fighting. The four girls follow him everywhere. At the end there are countless women pole dancing.

The music video was directed by Ruben Fleischer. [2]


Chart (2004) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 10