Static (song)

"Static" is a 1988 song written by Full Force and recorded by James Brown. It was released as a single from Brown's album I'm Real and was charted #5 in the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[1] Reviewing the album, People singled "Static" out for praise, calling it "inflammatory".[2] It contains samples of four songs, "I Know You Got Soul", "Hot Pants (I'm Coming, I'm Coming, I'm Coming)", "Alice, I Want You Just for Me", and "Hot Pants Road".[3] It was the last Top 40 hit[definition needed] of Brown's career.[citation needed]

"Static"
Single by James Brown
from the album I'm Real
A-side"No static (Full Force 8 minute Def Mix"
B-side"Godfather Runnin' the Joint"
ReleasedJuly 1988 (1988-07)
GenreR&B, new jack swing
Length4:02
LabelScotti Bros.
Songwriter(s)Curt Bedeau, Gerry Charles, Hugh L Clarke, Brian George, Lucien George, Paul George
Producer(s)Full Force
James Brown charting singles chronology
"I'm Real"
(1988)
"Static"
(1988)
"Gimme Your Love"
(1989)

The song's title inspired the identity of the DC Comics superhero Static.[4]

Sample usedEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/im-real-mw0000652080/awards
  2. ^ http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20099391,00.html
  3. ^ "Static by James Brown feat. Full Force on WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2018-02-18.
  4. ^ "How Milestone Comics Reshaped The Comics Industry (Part 1)". YouTube. February 12, 2020. Retrieved February 18, 2020.