Static (song)

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"Static"
Single by James Brown
from the album I'm Real
A-side "No static (Full Force 8 minute Def Mix"
B-side "Godfather Runnin' the Joint"
Released July 1988 (1988-07)
Format 7"
Genre R&B
Length 4:02
Label Scotti Bros.
07975
Songwriter(s) Curt Bedeau, Gerry Charles, Hugh L Clarke, Brian George, Lucien George, Paul George
Producer(s) Full Force
James Brown charting singles chronology
"I'm Real"
(1988)
"Static"
(1988)
"Gimme Your Love"
(1989)
"I'm Real"
(1988)
"Static"
(1988)
"Gimme Your Love"
(1989)

"Static" is a 1988 song written by Full Force and recorded by James Brown. It was released as a single from Brown's album I'm Real[1] and charted #5 R&B. Reviewing its host album, People singled "Static" out for praise, calling it "inflammatory".[2] It contains samples of 4 songs. I know You Got Soul, Hot Pants-I'm Coming (James Brown & Bobby Byrd) Alice, Hot Pants Road, I Want You Just For Me (Full Force) and was the last Top 40 hit of Brown's career.[3]

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