Going Out of My Head

Going Out of My Head
"Going Out of My Head"
Single by Fatboy Slim
from the album Better Living Through Chemistry
B-side "Michael Jackson"
Released 21 April 1997
Genre Big beat
Label Skint, Astralwerks
Writer(s) Fatboy Slim
Producer Fatboy Slim
Fatboy Slim singles chronology
"Punk to Funk"
"Going out of My Head"
"Everybody Needs a 303 (Remix)"

"Going Out of My Head" is a song by British big beat artist Fatboy Slim, released from his album Better Living Through Chemistry. It samples a Yvonne Elliman cover of The Who's "I Can't Explain", as well as drums from Led Zeppelin's "The Crunge".[citation needed]

The single's B-side is "Michael Jackson", a song which samples Negativland's "Michael Jackson". It was re-made as "Illuminati" with Bootsy Collins in 2001 for the soundtrack for the Angelina Jolie film, Tomb Raider.[citation needed] The song can be heard in the film The Jackal and opens the soundtrack album. It is also featured on Rachel Maddow's radio show as the intro to her "Ask Dr. Maddow" segment.[citation needed]


Chart (1997) Peak
UK Singles Chart 57
U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 28

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