Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Fall Out Boy - Uma Thurman

"Uma Thurman" is a song by American rock band FALL OUT BOY, released digitally on January 12, 2015. The song prominently features sampled theme music from the television series The Munsters (1964-1966) and lyrics celebrating the character actress Uma Thurman, famous for films such as Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill.

The song was the fifth digital track released in build up to the band's 2015 album, "American Beauty/American Psycho". The song was released to modern rock radio as the album's third single (second in the U.S.) in early February. On March 31, 2015, "Uma Thurman" was released as the album's second U.S. Top 40 single. The remix entitled "The Boys of Zummer Remix" was released in promotion of the Boys of Zummer tour featuring American rapper and tourmate Wiz Khalifa.

The song debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. iTunes chart on its digital release, reached No. 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified RIAA Platinum in August 2015. The music video won the 2015 MTV Video Music Award for Best Rock Video. FALL OUT BOY performed "Uma Thurman" in a TV ad for Pepsi — which premiered during the 57th Grammy Awards. FALL OUT BOY has also performed the song on TV shows including Late Night with Seth Meyers and at the 2015 Much Music Video Awards.

Today's tune "Uma Thurman", taken from the album "American Beauty/American Psycho". The Video was released Apr 17, 2015. The song's music video follows a girl named Sarah who wins the prize of becoming FALL OUT BOYs assistant for 24 hours. Her tasks include walking Joe Trohman's zebra, singing karaoke with Patrick Stump, going paint-balling and go-kart racing with Pete Wentz, and working out with Andy Hurley.

Sarah's last task is to get inside a tank and smash a truck with the letters "Article 1, Section 36.03" written on the side: a reference to Alabama's Supreme Court blocking same-sex marriage in the state.

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