Thousand (song)

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"Thousand"
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Double A-side release with "I Feel It"
Single by Moby
from the album Moby
ReleasedJune 1993
Format
Recorded1992
Genre Techno, hardcore, speedcore
Length4:24
Label Equator
Songwriter(s) Moby
Producer(s) Moby
Moby singles chronology
"Next Is the E"
(1992)
"I Feel It" / "Thousand"
(1993)
"Move"
(1993)

"Thousand" is a song by American electronica musician Moby. It was released as a double A-side single with Moby's song "I Feel It" in the United Kingdom, serving as the fourth and final single release from his self-titled debut album.

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Next Is the E 1992 single by Moby

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Contents

"Thousand" was listed in Guinness World Records for having the fastest tempo in beats-per-minute (BPM) of any released single, peaking at approximately 1,015 BPM. [1]

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Track listing

CD single (AXISCD 001)
No.TitleLength
1."I Feel It" (radio edit – Invisible Brothers Mix)3:11
2."Thousand"4:26
3."I Feel It" (Contentious Mix)6:02
4."I Feel It" (Synthe Mix)6:59
12-inch single (AXIST 001)
No.TitleLength
1."I Feel It" (I Feel It Mix)5:55
2."I Feel It" (Synthe Mix)7:00
3."Thousand"4:26
4."I Feel It" (Victory Mix)5:45
Cassette single (AXISMC 001)
No.TitleLength
1."I Feel It" (radio edit – Invisible Brothers Mix)3:11
2."Thousand"4:26

Charts

Chart (1993)Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) [2]
"I Feel It"/"Thousand"
38

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References

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  2. "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 21, 2017.