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Jump Around

House of Pain

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Jump Around" by the American hip hop group House of Pain was the party banger to sweep you off your seat to the dance floor in the 90s. Released in 1992, the lyrics are about being rowdy and having a good time, which is sure to get any party started. The song was produced by DJ Muggs of the hip hop group Cypress Hill, who went on to later produce his own version/cover of the song. "Jump Around" by House of Pain became a huge hit in its year of release, reaching number 3 in the United States. Despite the original release having a significant hit-ride in the United Kingdom and peaking at number 8, Jump Around was re-released in 1993, but this time for the UK audience. “Jump Around” was featured on a significant number of prominent magazines. It occupied the 58th position with Q Magazine's 1001 Best Songs Ever. Other publications that recongnized the song include VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s at No. 24, VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop at No.66, NME's 100 Best Songs Of The 1990s at No. 47 and at number 325 position on Blender's 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born. Speaking of charts, “Jump Around” was a major commercial hit. In the US, it peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 5 on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs and number 17 on the Billboard Billboard Dance Club Songs. In Canada, the single reached No. 7 on the RPM Dance/Urban Chart and No. 45 on the RPM Singles Chart. Jump Around also found its way into Europe where it was able to secure a space for itself in the Top 10 in Ireland, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. It also made Top 30 hit in Belgium and Sweden, as well as on the Eurochart Hot 100, where it hit number 30 in June 1993. In Oceania, the single peaked at number 15 in Australia and number 31 in New Zealand. The song became certified gold in Australia by the ARIA and the United Kingdom by BPI with a sale of 35,000 and 400,000 singles respectively. In the United states of America, it earned a platinum record with over 1 million units sold. The ~100 million viewed music video for the song was filmed during the 1992 New York City Saint Patrick's Day parade. Some parts of it was also shot in Central Park and Old Town Bar and Restaurant. This tune is regularly utilized in commercials. It has featured in ads for Walmart and Bridgestone. It also featured in the 2014 Super Bowl advertisement for Coca-Cola wherein a young soccer participant runs all of the way to Lambeau Field.

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