"You Get What You Give" is a song by the New Radicals. It was an international hit, the first and most successful single from their album Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too. It reached No. 30 on Billboard Hot 100 Airplay in January 1999, No. 36 on the overall Hot 100 and No. 8 on the Billboard Modern Rock chart . It reached No. 5 in the United Kingdom and #1 in Canada and New Zealand. It has been played over one million times on U.S. radio.
The B-side was "To Think I Thought".
The song has been featured in the films The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, A Walk to Remember, Surf's Up, and Click. It also has been featured in trailers for the films Big Daddy and Bubble Boy. Notably, the song was the theme for an advertising campaign used in Australia and New Zealand for Mitsubishi Motors, leading to a repressing of Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too with the sticker "Featuring the song from the Mitsubishi ad." It is also the theme song used by Dr. Dean Edell and Dennis Miller on their radio shows, and has been used in promotional spots for PBS. Movistar used the song in the Latin American media in its advertising campaigns as a jingle.
In a Time Magazine...