Uma Thurman

Fall Out Boy

About Uma Thurman

"Uma Thurman" is a song by American rock band Fall Out Boy, released digitally on January 12, 2015. The song prominently features sampled theme music from the television series The Munsters (1964–66) and lyrics celebrating the actress Uma Thurman, famous for films such as Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill. The song was the fifth digital track released in build up to the band's 2015 album, American Beauty/American Psycho. The song was released to modern rock radio as the album's third single (second in the U. S.) in early February. On March 31, 2015, "Uma Thurman" was released as the album's second U. S. Top 40 single. The remix entitled "The Boys of Zummer Remix" was released in promotion of the Boys of Zummer tour featuring American rapper and tourmate Wiz Khalifa. The song debuted at No. 1 on the U. S. iTunes chart on its digital release, reached No. 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA in December 2015. The music video won the 2015 MTV Video Music Award for Best Rock Video. Fall Out Boy performed "Uma Thurman" in a television ad for Pepsi — which premiered during the 57th Grammy Awards. Fall Out Boy has also performed the song on TV shows including Late Night with Seth Meyers and at the 2015 Much Music Video Awards. On October 26, 2015, Uma Thurman discussed the song on the Today Show and said the band asked her for permission to use her name in the song: "I said sure! It's very, like unbelievably polite and gracious of them. So sweet. I'm so happy for their big success." 


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2016
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