Whip It (Devo song)

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"Whip It"
Single by Devo
from the album Freedom of Choice
B-side"Turn Around"
ReleasedAugust 13, 1980 (1980-08-13)
GenreNew wave, synth-pop
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald Casale
Producer(s)Devo, Robert Margouleff
Devo singles chronology
"Girl U Want"
"Whip It"
"Gates of Steel"
Music video
"Whip It" at YouTube

"Whip It" is a 1980 song by American new band Devo and it was taken from their third studio album Freedom of Choice. It went to number 11 in Canada and New Zealand, number 14 in the United States, number 51 in the United Kingdom and number 77 in Australia. The music video used sexual themes and despite this it became very popular on the fledging television channel MTV.

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