Gitty Up (song)

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"Gitty Up"
Gitty Up cover by Salt N Pepa.jpg
Single by Salt-N-Pepa
from the album Brand New
A-side "Gitty Up"
B-side "Remix"
ReleasedDecember 7, 1997
Length4.02
Label London
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Al West
  • Chad "Dr. Ceuss" Elliott
Salt-N-Pepa singles chronology
"R U Ready"
(1997)
"Gitty Up"
(1997)
"The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up"
(1999)

"Gitty Up" is a song by American hip hop girl group Salt-N-Pepa from their fifth studio album, Brand New (1997). It was released as the album's second and final single. The song samples the bass line and the lyric "Say what?" from Give It To Me Baby by Rick James.

Contents

Track listings

  1. "Gitty Up" (Album Version) – 4:02
  2. "Gitty Up" (Bystorm Mix 1) – 4:11
  3. "Gitty Up" (Soul Solution Mix) – 4:06
  4. "Gitty Up" (Bystorm Mix 1 Instrumental) – 4:10
A1. "Gitty Up" (Album Version)
A2. "Gitty Up" (Bystorm Mix 1)
A3. "Gitty Up" (Soul Solution Mix)
A4. "Gitty Up" (Bystorm Mix 1 Instrumental)
B1. "Gitty Up" (Bystorm Mix 2)
B2. "Gitty Up" (Bystorm Mix 2 Instrumental)
B3. "Gitty Up" (Album Instrumental)

Charts

Chart (1997–1998)Peak
position
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) [3] 22
US Billboard Hot 100 [4] 50
US Hot Rap Tracks [4] 31

The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up

"The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up"
The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up by Salt N Pepa cover.jpg
Single by Salt-N-Pepa
from the album The Best of Salt-N-Pepa
Released1999
Length3:13
Label London Records
Songwriter(s) Roger Waters, Robert Jazayeri, Cheryl James, Rufus Moore, Rick James
Producer(s) Al West, Chad "Dr Ceuss" Elliott
Salt-N-Pepa singles chronology
"Gitty Up"
(1998)
"The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up"
(1999)

In 1999, "Gitty Up" was remixed by Robert Jazayeri and Sean Mathers and re-released under the title "The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up" (sometimes titled "The Brick Song Versus Gitty Up"). It samples "Another Brick in the Wall part 2" by Pink Floyd. [5] The song was released as the first single from Salt-N-Pepa's 1999 greatest hits album, The Best of Salt-N-Pepa , and reached number four in New Zealand and number 16 in Australia. It was certified Gold in both countries.

Track listings

Australian CD single

  1. The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up (Rickidy Raw Hide Radio Mix) - 3:12
  2. Whatta Man (feat. En Vogue) (Radio Edit) - 4:10
  3. Let's Talk About Sex - 3:31
  4. Gitty Up (Original Version) - - 4:02

European CD single

  1. The Brick Track Versus Gitty Up (Rickidy Raw Hide Radio Mix) - 3:12
  2. Gitty Up (Original Version) - 4:03
  3. Push It (Again) (DJ Tonka Remix Edit) - 5:18

Promo single

  1. The Brick Song Versus Gitty Up (Rickidy Raw Hide Radio Mix) - 3:13
  2. The Brick Song Versus Gitty Up (Rickidy Raw Hide Radio Mix - Without Solo) - 3:11

Charts

Weekly charts

Country (1999–2000)Peak
position
Australia (ARIA) [6] 16
France (SNEP) [7] 85
Germany (Official German Charts) [8] 64
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) [9] 4
Scotland (OCC) [10] 35
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) [11] 93
UK Singles (OCC) [12] 22
UK R&B (OCC) [13] 4

Year-end charts

Chart (2000)Position
Australia (ARIA) [14] 71

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA) [15] Gold35,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ) [16] Gold5,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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