Around The World by Atc
"Around the World (La La La La La)" is a song by German eurodance group ATC. It was released as their debut single from their debut album, Planet Pop in 2000 in Europe, and in 2002 in the United Kingdom. It samples the song "Pesenka" by Russian group Ruki Vverkh, and it was produced by German producer Alex Christensen. The song reached #1 on the Top 40 charts in 2000. The song was released as a digital download for the first time on RealPlayer's Rhapsody MP3 store (from Now That's What I Call Music! 6). The song, as well as the album, is available on the Canadian iTunes Store. It is the group's signature song. The song has been covered by German hard rock band Naked 'Round The Block in 2000, and German pop group beFour in 2007. The b-side track "World in Motion" is the instrumental of "Around the World (La La La La La) (Alternative Radio Version)". Show video tutorial!
About the Artist
A Touch of Class (also known as ATC) was a pop group based in Germany, although the four members each came from different countries Joseph "Joey" Murray from New Zealand, Livio Salvi from Italy, Sarah Egglestone from Australia and Tracey Elizabeth Packham from England. Their first single, "Around The World (La La La La La)" (which was a cover of the song "Pesenka" by the Russian group Ruki Vverh) was number one in Germany for six weeks in 2000. It was later a Top 40 hit in the United Kingdom and United States. The song was in a television commercial for General Electric in the United States in early 2002. The song was also covered in 2007 by the band BeFour under the name "Magic Melody." Their hit Around The World (La La La La La) is sampled in the 2010 singles by Auburn featuring Iyaz "La La La" which peaked at #51 on the Hot Billboard 100 and Girlicious' 2 in the Morning, which peaked at # 52 on the Canadian Hot 100. Their debut album Planet Pop, featuring songs from Alex Christensen and Clyde Ward, was released on February 6, 2001, by Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Republic Records, for which they were awarded an ECHO for 'Best Dance Act'.