Toe Jam (song)

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"Toe Jam"
Toe Jam BPA.jpg
Single by The Brighton Port Authority featuring David Byrne and Dizzee Rascal
from the album I Think We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
ReleasedAugust 5, 2008[1]
FormatCD single, 12"
LabelSouthern Fried
Songwriter(s)David Byrne, Dylan Mills
Producer(s)Norman Cook, Simon Thornton
The Brighton Port Authority singles chronology
"Toe Jam"
Dizzee Rascal singles chronology singles chronology
"Dance wiv Me"
"Toe Jam"

"Toe Jam" is a song by British electronic act The Brighton Port Authority, released as the first single from the act's album I Think We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat. The song was composed by and features musician David Byrne[2] and rapper Dizzee Rascal. The song was listed at number 14 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 best songs of 2008.[3]

The music video for the song, directed by Keith Schofield, predominately features naked dancing men and women. The censor bars placed over their genital areas and the females' breasts form figures on the screen. The music video received much attention on the Internet.[4]


Chart (2008) Peak
Belgian Singles Chart (Ultratip Flanders)[5] 8
UK Singles Chart 198[citation needed]


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  2. ^ Byrne, David. " - Toe Jam". Retrieved 5 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Rolling Stone's Best 100 Singles of 2008". Gather. Retrieved 5 April 2011.
  4. ^ Parker, Lyndsey. "Best. Video. Ever". Yahoo. Retrieved 5 April 2011.
  5. ^ "Belgian chart positions". Retrieved 9 June 2011.