Starry Eyed Surprise
|"Starry Eyed Surprise"|
|Single by Oakenfold featuring Shifty Shellshock|
|from the album Bunkka|
|Released||July 8, 2002|
|Genre||Electronica, alternative hip hop|
|Paul Oakenfold singles chronology|
"Starry Eyed Surprise" is a song produced by Paul Oakenfold. It was released in July 2002 as the second single from his album Bunkka. It features vocals by Shifty Shellshock of Crazy Town. It was later included on Shifty Shellshock's 2004 album "Happy Love Sick", and Oakenfold's 2007 album "Greatest Hits & Remixes, Vol. 1".
The line "Freaky deaky, star speckles and pink butterflies", sung by Shifty Shellshock, is sung in a similar manner to that of his band's previous single, "Butterfly". The song also samples "Everybody's Talkin'" by Harry Nilsson.
In popular culture
- The song is featured on the 2002 dance compilation album, Clubland II – The Ride of Your Life.
- The song was featured in several television advertisements, including Diet Coke and the Apple iLife.
- The song is featured during the part of the club scene in the film "Baby Mama."
- The song samples Ol' Dirty Bastard "Got Your Money", among other sources
- Starry Eyed Surprise (Single Edit)
- Starry Eyed Surprise (Josh Wink Re-interpretation)
- Starry Eyed Surprise (Oliverlieb Remix)
- Starry Eyed Surprise (Video)
|Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)||3|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||19|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||19|
|UK Dance (Official Charts Company)||5|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||6|
|US Billboard Hot 100||41|
|US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs||10|
- "Australian-charts.com – Oakenfold – Starry Eyed Surprise". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
- "Ultratop.be – Oakenfold – Starry Eyed Surprise" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
- Irish Charts Search "Oakenfold", "Starry Eyed Surprise"
- "Charts.org.nz – Oakenfold – Starry Eyed Surprise". Top 40 Singles.
- "Nederlandse Top 40 – Oakenfold search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
- "Archive Chart: 2002-08-25" UK Dance Chart.
- "Archive Chart: 2002-08-31" UK Singles Chart.
- US Charts - Oakenfold