Label: Star Music - 030408,Master Sound Records - 030408 • Series: Gold Collection • Format: CDr CD-ROM, Compilation, Unofficial Release MP3 • Country: Ukraine • Genre: Electronic • Style: Big Beat, Breakbeat, Techno, Dubstep, Drum n Bass
Originally written for inclusion on Stefani's Harajuku Lovers Tourthe song Syvää Purppuraa - Suurlähettiläät - Syvää Purppuraa / Vesi Vie later recorded for her second solo studio album, The Sweet Escape It was released as the album's lead single on October 31, and reached the top 20 in many music markets.
The accompanying music video, which became popular on stations such as Total Request Livewas directed by Sophie Muller and takes influence from The Sound of Music.
Entertainment Weekly ' s Michael Slezak found the bassline "rubbery" and criticized the song for lacking a melody as well China - Time! its reference to Stefani's own clothing line.
Many criticized the inclusion of yodeling and "The Lonely Goatherd" sample. In a review for Rolling StoneRob Sheffield called the track "yodel-trocious" and argued Wind It Up - Prodigy* - Gold Collection "the problem isn't the Swiss Miss motif so much as the fourth-rate Neptunes track. I knew some people wouldn't get it but I think I am enough down the line to not care. The people that did get it are Sound Of Music fans and really got a lot of pleasure from it.
I still think it's brilliant and I stand by it. Why can't you do something weird for a while? These songs are all about having fun, silly records that are to be enjoyed and not taken too seriously. The single performed well in clubsreaching number five on the Hot Dance Club Play chart, and peaked at number 18 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart.
The song was generally successful elsewhere. It peaked at number five in its fifth week on the run, spending 19 weeks on the chart,  and was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association ARIA. The song's music video was directed by Sophie Muller. Although it does not follow a substantial plot, it features outfits and scenes inspired by The Sound of Music. Stefani and her Harajuku Girls are often dancing in front of fields of flowers and a background of key -like symbols composed of two G's placed back to back.
In a scene mimicking The Sound of MusicStefani portrays Maria von Trapp while the dancers, dressed in pajamasportray her children and jump on a bed.
In another scene, Stefani uses curtains to create sailor suits for the Harajuku Girls. Stefani also appears as a nun and an orchestra conductor.
One scene uses smoke to create the illusion that Stefani is a submerged escape artist searching for a key. Another video was produced in 3-Dbut this version was never released. After seeing the video, Jimmy Iovineco-founder of Interscope Recordsdecided to work with James Cameron to produce other 3-D music presentations. The video was successful on music video television programs. Credits adapted from the liner notes of The Sweet Escape. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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