Make Some Noise (Beastie Boys song)

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"Make Some Noise"
Beastie Boys - Make Some Noise.jpg
Single by Beastie Boys
from the album Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
B-side Passion Pit Remix[1]
Released April 11, 2011 (2011-04-11)
Format Digital download, CD single
Recorded 2009
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 3:40
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Michael Diamond, Adam Keefe Horovitz, Adam Nathaniel Yauch[2]
Producer(s) Beastie Boys
Beastie Boys singles chronology
"Too Many Rappers"
"Make Some Noise"
"Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win"
"Too Many Rappers"
"Make Some Noise"
"Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win"
Audio sample

"Make Some Noise" is a song by American hip hop group the Beastie Boys, released as the third single from their eighth studio album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (2011). Following two other singles from the album, "Make Some Noise" was released on April 11, 2011, prior to the album's release, the song is also their highest-charting single since 2004's "Ch-Check It Out", peaking at #1 on the Nielsen BDS alternative rock indicator chart. The song appears on the soundtrack to the videogame Madden NFL 12.

Music videos[edit]

A standard length music video for "Make Some Noise" was released on April 20, 2011,[3] the video is a sequel to music video for the Beastie Boys' 1987 single "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)". Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, and Elijah Wood portray Mike D, MCA, and Ad-Rock respectively as they continue the party throughout town. The music video features many notable film and television actors in cameo roles: Rashida Jones, Will Arnett, Rainn Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Mary Steenburgen, Ted Danson, Amy Poehler, Steve Buscemi, Chloë Sevigny, Maya Rudolph, Kirsten Dunst, David Cross, Orlando Bloom, Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, and Jack Black (the last 3 playing a future older version of the Boys).[4]

A 30-minute-long version written and directed by MCA and entitled Fight for Your Right Revisited was released the following day to commemorate the 25th anniversary of "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)".[5] It is an extended version of the music video with additional segments, followed by a dance battle between the Beastie Boys and their future selves that ends with both past and future versions urinating on each other and everyone getting arrested by the police (played by the actual Beastie Boys). There are cameos from Susan Sarandon, Rashida Jones, Stanley Tucci, Amy Poehler, Mary Steenburgen, Alicia Silverstone, Laura Dern, Milo Ventimiglia and Martin Starr. Additional performers include Adam Scott, Roman Coppola, Shannyn Sossamon, Jody Hill, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Mills, Arabella Field, Alfredo Ortiz, and Silvia Šuvadová.[6] MCA's daughter Losel also makes a brief appearance in the videos.


Chart (2011) Peak
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[7] 24
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[7] 16
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[8] 76
Germany (German Youth Airplay Chart)[9] 40
Netherlands (Mega Single Top 100)[10] 87
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 (Billboard) 2
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[11] 7
US Mainstream Rock Songs (Billboard) 29
US Rock Songs (Billboard) 12


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