Set It Off

Peaches

About Set It Off

"Set It Off" is a song written and recorded by Peaches. The song was released as the lead promo single from her second album The Teaches of Peaches. The single peaked at number 36 in the UK and was chosen by NME as their single of the week.


Year:
2000
3:15
107 

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Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

C'mon let's set it off, c'mon let's set it off [Repeats]

You know it, you love it 
You got it, you want it
You know it, you love it
You got it
You know it, you love it
You want it, you got it
You know it, you love it
You got it

Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right
Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right
Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right
Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

C'mon let's set it off, c'mon let's set it off [Repeats]

You know it, you love it
You got it, you want it
You know it, you love it
You got it
You know it, you love it
You want it, you got it
You know it, you love it
You got it

C'mon lets set it off
Set it off
Set it off
Set if off
C'mon lets set it off
Set it off
Set it off
C'mon lets set it off

Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right
Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right
Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right
Mother fuckers want to get with me
Lay with me, love with me, all right

C'mon let's set it off, c'mon let's set it off [Repeats]
C'mon lets set it, set it, set it, set it, set it, set it, set it, set it
Set, set, set, set, set it off

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Peaches

Merrill Beth Nisker (born November 11, 1966), better known by her stage name Peaches, is a Canadian electronic musician and performance artist who lives in Berlin, Germany. Her songs are noted for disregarding traditional gender norms and for their use of sexually explicit lyrics. She plays her own instruments for her songs, programs her own electronic beats, and produces her own albums. more »

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Written by: Merrill Nisker

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10 facts about this song

Song Release
"Set It Off" is a track by the Canadian electronic singer and producer Peaches. It was originally released in 2000 as part of her second studio album, "The Teaches of Peaches."
Record Label
The song was released under the independent record label Kitty-Yo, which was popular for its Berlin-based electronic and indie artists.
Chart Performance
Despite being released in the early days of Peaches' career, "Set It Off" made an impact on several international music charts, especially in the dance music scene.
DJ Barletta Remix
The song became significantly popular in clubs and dance music scenes after DJ Barletta released a remix of "Set It Off."
Music Video
The music video for "Set It Off," directed by Antony Crook, was popular for its provocative imagery, a trademark of Peaches' artistic style.
Lyrics
Peaches wrote the lyrics of "Set It Off," which are known for their explicit content and themes of sexual liberation.
Genre Style
"Set It Off" belongs to the electroclash genre, a style of music that blends elements of punk, synth-pop, and techno. Peaches is often cited as a pioneering figure in this genre.
Controversy
Due to its explicit content, "Set It Off" and its music video stirred some controversy, which increased the song's notoriety and helped draw attention to Peaches' unique style of music.
Recognition
The Guardian, a British newspaper, named "Set It Off" as one of the "1000 songs everyone must hear."
Influence
"Set It Off," like much of Peaches' early work, has been credited with helping to pave the way for future artists in the electroclash and electropunk genres.

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