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Samba At 13 is a song by Gorillaz, first appearing as a B-side track on the single "DARE" and subsequently featuring as a Japanese exclusive bonus track on D-Sides.

The track principally comprises drumming performed by members of the London-based Paraiso School of Samba. The opening speech sample is from a 1960s workout LP by American exercise instructor Debbie Drake.

Lyrics

Number thirteen: standing with your feet apart, and your hands on your waist.

Then forward and back, forward and back, forward and back.


Video

Gorillaz_-_Samba_At_13_(HD)

Gorillaz - Samba At 13 (HD)

Trivia

  • For a split second at the beginning of the video, the birds flying past the title card fly in reverse before reverting to flying forward.
  • The track was never commercially released in the US, but was posted with an official video on the official YouTube channel and on Apple Music, appearing there as a single despite not being one.
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