Champion Sound

Fatboy Slim

About Champion Sound

"Champion Sound" is a song by English big beat musician Fatboy Slim from his compilation album The Greatest Hits - Why Try Harder. It features Lateef the Truth Speaker on the vocal track. An alternate version featured on the US version of The Greatest Hits – Why Try Harder features both Lateef the Truth Speaker and Sharon Woolf. It is known for its music video, which features objects falling in a sequence like dominoes. The single peaked at number 88 on the UK Singles Chart.  


Year:
2006
3:21
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Anybody lost looking to get found
Know it when they hear the champion sound
Works like a magnet on the people all around
Know it when they hear the champion sound

Anybody loving music up in your town
Know it when they hear the champion sound
Love it when they hear the champion sound
Need it when they hear the champion: Watch out!

We've made tragedy, ripped up sporadically and [Repeat x4]

Gimme ride at the party with the bump full of Pearl [Repeat x3]

You can't remain hit and we detect your identity

Anybody lost looking to get found
Know it when they hear the champion sound
Works like a magnet on the people all around
Know it when they hear the champion sound

Anybody loving music up in your town
Know it when they hear the champion sound
Love it when they hear the champion sound
Need it when they hear the champion: Look out!

They they they ??? goes around the world and [Repeat x4]

And her true women they cried gradually [Repeat x3]
Do your soul grow by holding no rock

Anybody lost looking to get found
Know it when they hear the champion sound
Works like a magnet on the people all around
Know it when they hear the champion sound

Anybody loving music up in your town
Know it when they hear the champion sound
Love it when they hear the champion sound
Need it when they hear the champion

Bugger back to collect the due wanted by [Repeat x2]

And then whoever try to disrespect a mighty good time
Or a mighty good rhyme with a fight for the mind
Present at time or let me line flex
Listen and rewind it rebel pirates band at highest

Try this skit trampled by the stampeding feet of the fans
In the crowd screaming:Yo, that's Lateef! Moron!
That boy Slim on the tune
Rally round it if you're strong
Throw your arms to the moon, c'mon

Anybody lost looking to get found
Know it when they hear the champion sound
Works like a magnet on the people all around
Know it when they hear the champion sound

Anybody loving music up in your town
Know it when they hear the champion sound
Love it when they hear the champion sound
Need it when they hear the champion: Watch out!

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Fatboy Slim

Norman Quentin Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook; 31 July 1963), also known as Fatboy Slim, is an English DJ, musician, and record producer. His records helped to popularise the big beat genre in the 1990s. In the 1980s, Cook was the bassist for the Hull-based indie rock band the Housemartins, who achieved a UK number-one single with their a cappella cover of "Caravan of Love". After the Housemartins split, Cook formed the electronic band Beats International in Brighton, who produced the number-one single "Dub Be Good to Me". Cook joined acts including Freak Power, Pizzaman, and the Mighty Dub Katz to moderate success. In 1996, Cook adopted the name Fatboy Slim and released Better Living Through Chemistry to critical acclaim. Follow-up albums You've Come a Long Way… more »

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Written by: Ben Onono, Lateef Kenneth Daumont, Norman Cook, Pete York, Sharon Wolf

Lyrics © ROUGH TRADE PUBLISHING, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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10 facts about this song

Artist Background
"Fatboy Slim" is the stage name of renowned British musician, DJ Norman Cook. He was a part of the British band "The Housemartins" before finding individual success as a DJ and producer. His music is known for its creative use of electronic beats and samples.
Album Information
"Champion Sound" is a track from Fatboy Slim's compilation album "The Greatest Hits – Why Try Harder". This album was released in the year 2006.
Song Features
The song "Champion Sound" has a blend of electronic, house, big beat, and funk. This combination is reflective of Fatboy Slim's style.
Unique Sampling
It's notable for the intriguing use of samples from "Technicolor" by "Channel One" and "Laughter" by "Norman Connors".
Music Video
The official video for "Champion Sound" was released in 2006 and has two different versions. One showcases a day in the life of Norman Cook, while the other is a collage of footage from Fatboy Slim's live events.
Chart Success
Although it’s not considered one of Fatboy Slim’s biggest hits, "Champion Sound" did reach the charts. In autumn 2006, it peaked at number 88 in the UK Singles Chart.
Release as Single
"Champion Sound" along with the song "That Old Pair of Jeans" was released as the third and final single from Fatboy Slim's album in 2006.
Collaborative Remix
An alternate version of "Champion Sound" was released, remixed by the British duo "Switch". This remix featured added vocals from Lateef the Truthspeaker.
Live Performances
With its upbeat and energetic sound, "Champion Sound" made its way onto Fatboy Slim's performance setlists and became a staple in his live events.
Praise from Critics
Despite not being a massive commercial success, "Champion Sound" was widely praised by the critics for its catchy electronic beats and innovative use of sampling.

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