Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury

"Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury" is a song co-written[2] and performed by American singer Louie Louie, issued as the lead single from his debut studio album The State I'm In. The song was his only top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 19 in 1990.[4]

"Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury"
Louie Louie - Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury single cover.jpg
Single by Louie Louie
from the album The State I'm In
B-side"Rodeo Clown"[1]
Released1990 (1990)
Genre
Length4:04
LabelWTG/Epic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Frankie Blue
  • Les Pierce[3]
Louie Louie singles chronology
"The Girl Who Seduced the World"
(1987)
"Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury"
(1990)
"I Wanna Get Back with You"
(1990)
Music video
"Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury" on YouTube

Music videoEdit

The official music video for "Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury" was directed by Michael Bay.[5]

ChartsEdit

Chart performance for "Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury"
Chart (1990)[4] Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 51
US Billboard Hot 100 19
US Dance Music/Club Play Singles (Billboard) 11
US Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales (Billboard) 17
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard) 74

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Louie Louie* - Sittin' In The Lap Of Luxury at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "The State I'm In - Louie Louie | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Louie Louie* - Sittin' In The Lap Of Luxury (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Louie Louie - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. RhythmOne. Retrieved March 29, 2014.
  5. ^ "Louie Louie - "In the lap of luxury" [sic]". MVDBase.com (video). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  6. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010 (PDF ed.). Mt Martha, Victoria, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. p. 171.