Utopia (Goldfrapp song)

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"Utopia"
Utopia single.jpg
Single by Goldfrapp
from the album Felt Mountain
Released October 16, 2000
Format CD single
Vinyl single
Recorded Wiltshire, England
Genre Dream pop, electronica
Length 4:18
Label Mute - Mute253
Songwriter(s) Alison Goldfrapp
Will Gregory
Producer(s) Goldfrapp
Gregory
Goldfrapp singles chronology
"Lovely Head"
(2000)
"Utopia"
(2000)
"Human"
(2001)
"Lovely Head"
(2000)
"Utopia"
(2000)
"Human"
(2001)

"Utopia" is an electronic song performed by British group Goldfrapp. The song was written and produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory for the duo's debut album Felt Mountain (2000). It was released as the album's second single in October 2000.

Alison Goldfrapp stated that the song deals with genetic engineering and compares it to being like fascism.

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Utopia".

CD single / 12"
  1. "Utopia" (Original mix) – 4:18
  2. "Utopia" (New Ears mix) – 3:10
  3. "Utopia" (Sunroof mix) – 7:40
Official remixes [1][2]
  1. "Utopia" (Sunroof mix radio edit) – 4:15
  2. "Utopia" (DNA mix) – 4:20
  3. "Utopia" (Plaid mix) – 4:42

Utopia (Genetically Enriched)[edit]

"Utopia (Genetically Enriched)"
Utopia ep.jpg
Single by Goldfrapp
from the album Felt Mountain
B-side "UK Girls (Physical)"
Released 11 June 2001 (UK)
Format CD, 12"
Recorded Wiltshire County, England
Genre Electronic, dream pop
Length 3:49
Label Mute Mute264
Songwriter(s) Alison Goldfrapp
Will Gregory
Producer(s) Goldfrapp
Gregory
Goldfrapp singles chronology
"Human"
(2001)
"Utopia (Genetically Enriched)"
(2001)
"Pilots (On a Star)"
(2001)
"Human"
(2001)
"Utopia (Genetically Enriched)"
(2001)
"Pilots (On a Star)"
(2001)
Alternative covers
CD2 (LCDMUTE264) cover
CD2 (LCDMUTE264) cover

"Utopia (Genetically Enriched)" is an electronic remix of a song that was written and produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory for the duo's debut album Felt Mountain (2000). It was released as the album's fourth single in June 2001.

"Utopia (Genetically Enriched)" became Goldfrapp's first song to chart in their native United Kingdom. The song debuted on the UK singles chart in the week ending 23 June 2001 at number sixty-two.

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Utopia (Genetically Enriched)".

UK CD1 (CDMUTE264)
  1. "Utopia (Genetically Enriched)" – 3:49
  2. "U.K. Girls (Physical)" – 4:48
  3. "Human" (live at the Ancienne Belgique) – 4:44
UK CD2 (LCDMUTE264)
  1. "Utopia" (Jori Hulkkonen remix) – 6:12
  2. "Utopia" (Tom Middleton Cosmos Vocal) – 8:16
  3. "Utopia" (Tim Wright remix) – 5:09
UK 12" (12MUTE264)
  1. "Utopia" (Tom Middleton Cosmos Acid Vocal)
  2. "Utopia" (Jori Hulkkonen remix)
  3. "Utopia" (Tim Wright remix)
U.S. EP
  1. "Utopia (Genetically Enriched)" – 3:49
  2. "UK Girls (Physical)" – 4:48
  3. "Human" (Live at the Ancienne Belgique) – 4:44
  4. "Human" (Calexico vocal) – 4:47
  5. "Utopia" (Jori Hulkkonen remix) – 6:15
  6. "Utopia" (Tom Middleton's Cosmos vocal) – 8:15
  7. "Utopia" (Tim Wright remix) – 5:09
  8. "Utopia" (Sunroof mix) – 7:39
Official remixes
  1. "Utopia" (Tom Middleton's Cosmos Acid dub) – 7:19 [3]
  2. "Shifting Utopia" (Pulsar vs Goldfrapp) [4]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 62

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. 3-track promotional CD. goldfrapp.free.fr. Retrieved July 10, 2007.
  2. ^ UK promotional vinyl single. goldfrapp.free.fr. Retrieved July 10, 2007.
  3. ^ UK 7-track promotional CD. goldfrapp.free.fr. Retrieved 10 July 2007.
  4. ^ Pulsar vs Goldfrapp promotional vinyl. goldfrapp.free.fr. Retrieved 10 July 2007.
  5. ^ "Archive Chart: 2001-06-23" UK Singles Chart.

External links[edit]