"Praise You" as written by Camille D. Yarbrough and Norman Cook....
We've come a long long way together,
Through the hard times and the good.
I have to celebrate you baby,

[Repeat: x2]
I have to praise you like I should.

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"Praise You" as written by Norman Cook Camille D. Yarbrough

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  • +3
    General CommentSorry scar, but you're wrong, on both accounts. the song was sampled from Take Yo Praise by Camille Yarborough. Although it was about a certain man, it served as a message to all black people during civil rights struggles in the 70s. She only released one CD and made more money on royalties from Fatboy Slim's version than she ever did through her own sales.
    wraithx3on July 27, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Comment*grin* what a feel good song! it's, uh, about praising friends who've been there through a lot of stuff - good and bad - with you ... yeah. I dig it.
    catherinekson July 07, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt really is a feel good song. The piano in it is just kick-ass too and really makes it. It doesn't really need more complicated lyrics to be able to get through and move you. I always thought it was more of a love song between 2 lovers as opposed to just friends though. "Celebrate you baby" seems more like something you would say, not to just a friend, but to a love interest -- to me anyway.
    zengirl41on September 11, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe lyrics are actually from a protest song written to encourage the African-American civil rights' movement. Nothing to do with praising friends or lovers.
    djryanon March 27, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHow come not many people have commented to this song? It rocks!! Very feel good
    Aerosmithloveron December 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of the best songs of the 90s.
    Warren Judkinson March 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, I want to greet my friends with this song.
    Espacially Wolfi ... Hi!
    n00dleson February 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdoes anyone else hear, around, around the world. around, around the world? over and over. in the middle of the song?
    Atfehon April 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe video of this song is amazing!! i really love spike jonzee! he's such a genious
    and this song rocks!!
    tocaeltimbreon July 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAtfeh, I think you mean the sample from the Fat Albert themesong, it's actually "nah, nah, nah, gonna have a... nah, nah, nah, gonna have a..." The full line is "nah, nah, nah, gonna have a good time!"
    Mr.Yodaon October 08, 2007   Link

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