Yeah Yeah (Willy Moon song)

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"Yeah Yeah"
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Single by Willy Moon
from the album Here's Willy Moon
Released 10 September 2012
Format Digital download, 7" vinyl
Recorded 2012
Genre Alternative dance
Length 2:44
Label Island Records
Songwriter(s) Willy Moon, Robert Diggs, Clifford Smith
Producer(s) Willy Moon
Willy Moon singles chronology
"Railroad Track"
(2012)
"Yeah Yeah"
(2012)
"My Girl"
(2013)
"Railroad Track"
(2012)
"Yeah Yeah"
(2012)
"My Girl"
(2013)

"Yeah Yeah" is a song by New Zealand-born musician, singer and producer Willy Moon, initially released on 5 May 2012. The song peaked to number 26 on the UK Singles Chart and 18 in the US on the Billboard Rock Chart.

The song samples Wu-Tang Clan's 1993 song "Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta Fuck Wit" from the rap group's debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).

The song was re-released on 10 September 2012 due to its use in Apple Inc's 2012 iPod lineup TV advertisement, including the 5th-Generation Touch, 7th-Generation Nano, and 4th-Generation Shuffle.[1] It was also featured in the official soundtrack of the 2012 Xbox 360 game Forza Horizon,[2] in the trailer for the 2013 comedy film Last Vegas [3] as well as in a 2016 Southwest Airlines commercial.[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video to accompany the release of "Yeah Yeah" was directed by Alex Cortes and debuted on YouTube on 31 October 2012.[5]

Remixes[edit]

"Yeah Yeah" has been remixed by Cedric Gervais, A1 Bassline, Sinden (DJ) and DJ Cable. There was also an "Urban" remix, which featured a guest verse from Wiley (also re-worked into DJ Cable's remix).[6]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Yeah Yeah" 2:43
7" vinyl
No. Title Length
1. "Yeah Yeah" 2:43
2. "Yeah Yeah (Sinden Remix)" 2:43

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2012–13) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[7] 61
France (SNEP)[8] 175
Germany (Official German Charts)[9] 42
Japan (Japan Hot 100)[10] 56
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[11] 28
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[12] 30
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 26
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[14] 19
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[15] 18
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[16] 35

References[edit]