Pump It

Pump It (The Black Eyed Peas)

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"Pump It" is a song by The Black Eyed Peas that heavily incorporates music from the Dick Dale version of the song "Misirlou" (known by many for being featured in the Quentin Tarantino movie Pulp Fiction). "Misirlou" is a popular folk song of Greek origin, originally performed by the Michalis Patrinos rebetiko band in Athens, Greece 1927; but Nicholas Roubanis, who accredited himself as writer in a jazz version he recorded, was given writing credit on "Pump It." This was released as the fourth single from The Black Eyed Peas's 2005 album Monkey Business. The song was also featured in commercial spots for Best Buy in 2005 and Big Momma's House 2, Cars and Pepsi in 2006, as well as the main music during the pre-game of Edmonton Oilers home games during their 2006 playoff run. Dick Dale has been known to attempt to sing the chorus when playing "Misirlou" live. There is a remix by Travis Barker. This song was remixed for The Black Eyed Peas' fifth studio album The E.N.D. as "Pump It Harder." The song was used as the soundtrack for the opening credits of the 2007 French film Taxi 4 and was also included in the film's soundtrack album. The instrumentals for the song were used as the theme...

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