Toop Toop

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"Toop Toop"
Single by Cassius
from the album 15 Again
ReleasedJuly 14, 2006
Label Virgin Records/EMI
Songwriter(s) Philippe Cerboneschi, Hubert Blanc-Francard, Mathieu Arnaud Chedid
Cassius singles chronology
"Toop Toop"

"Toop Toop" is a song by French electronic music duo Cassius. It was released in 2006 as the lead single from the Cassius' album 15 Again . The song combines Clash-style guitar riffs, dance beats and megaphone distorted vocals.

In 2008, Madonna used the song's riff for her performance of "Into the Groove", part of the Sticky & Sweet Tour. The song has been used as part of the soundtrack of Il Divo , an Italian movie by director Paolo Sorrentino. The song can also be found on David Guetta's compilation CD Fuck Me I'm Famous - Ibiza Mix 06 .

Track listing

  1. "Toop Toop" (radio edit) – 2:54
  2. "La Notte" – 5:54

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