Too Fake

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"Too Fake"
Single by Hockey
from the album Mind Chaos
ReleasedMarch 16, 2009 (2009-03-16)
Genre Indie pop
Length3:44 (radio edit)
4:07 (album version)
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Benjamin Grubin
Hockey singles chronology
"Too Fake"
"Learn to Lose"

"Too Fake" is a single by American band Hockey, released in 2009 by Capitol Records. The same year, a remix of the song was used as the background for a JCPenney commercial. In 2010 the song was sampled by American rapper Big Sean on the track "Too Fake", which was produced by Xaphoon Jones and features American alternative hip hop band Chiddy Bang. Later, the single was featured in the games Saints Row: The Third and NHL 2K10 .

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