The Ladies' Bras

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

"The Ladies' Bras" is a song by Jonny Trunk and Wisbey. At 36 seconds, it is the shortest song ever to enter the UK charts, and reached number 27 in September 2007. It took this record just a few weeks after the song "Spider Pig" had taken it. Previously, the record for shortest charting single had been held by Liam Lynch's 2002 "United States of Whatever."

"The Ladies' Bras" became popular after it was played on Danny Baker's All Day Breakfast Show podcast show, reaching #70 in the UK singles chart with 1,644 sales and no national airplay.[1] It was later picked up by Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1, who campaigned to get it in the charts by asking guests in his show including McFly and Dannii Minogue to sing it live on air. Originally available on the Trunk Records 10th anniversary compilation CD Now We Are 10[2] the track was also available for download on services such as iTunes and Wippit only and had no official music video.[3]

The melody is "The Gonk" from George Romero's 1978 Dawn of the Dead soundtrack, as played in the supermarket scenes.[4]

References[edit]