Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)

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"Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)"
Single by The Offspring
from the album Americana
ReleasedNovember 9, 1998
Recorded1998
GenrePop punk, ska punk, comedy rock
Length3:08
LabelColumbia
Songwriter(s)Dexter Holland
Producer(s)Dave Jerden
The Offspring singles chronology
"I Choose"
(1997)
"Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)"
(1998)
"Why Don't You Get a Job?"
(1999)
"I Choose"
(1997)
"Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)"
(1998)
"Why Don't You Get a Job?"
(1999)

"Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)" is the first single off American punk rock band The Offspring's fifth studio album Americana. The song was released on November 9, 1998. The song also appears on their 2005 Greatest Hits album.

Pretty Fly (for a White Guy) was one of the most commercially successful singles that was released by the band. It was able to make the charts of over 15 countries and was also able to top the charts in nine of them, including in Australia, where it was four times platinum, and in the United Kingdom.[1]

The song was featured as downloadable content in the 2007 video game, Rock Band.[2] It was also featured in the 2009 video game, Guitar Hero: Van Halen.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 629. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  2. "Pretty Fly (For a White Guy) by The Offspring". My Rock Band Songs. Retrieved 2014-11-11.
  3. "Guitar Hero Van Halen Song List". IGN. Retrieved 2014-11-11.

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