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"I'm Gay"
Single by Bowling for Soup
from the album The Great Burrito Extortion Case
Released 2007
Format Digital download
Recorded May 15 - June 14, 2006
Ruby Red Productions
Atlanta, Georgia
Pulse Recording
Silverlake, California
Rosewater Studios
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Genre Rock
Length 3:32
Label Jive/Zomba
Writer(s) Jaret Reddick
Producer Russ-T. Cobb, Jaret Reddick
Bowling for Soup singles chronology
"When We Die"
(2007)
"I'm Gay"
(2007)
"My Wena"
(2009)

"I'm Gay", sometimes referred to as "I'm Gay (As in Happy)" is a song by rock/pop-punk band Bowling for Soup. It is the third single from the album The Great Burrito Extortion Case. The song is about how the band thinks people should lighten up about things and get happy.

During the writing process of this song, Bowling For Soup did some research about happiness. This research led them to the fact that Denmark is the happiest place in the world and the song was originally going to be called "I'm Lykkelig" (Danish for 'happy'). They then traced the word happy back to its original form of 'gay'.

Video

Bowling for Soup released what is supposed to be a demo video for the song. The video shows them playing live at the final show of the U.K. Get Happy Tour, at Hammersmith Palais.

Track listing

Maxi Single

  1. "I'm Gay" - 3:32
  2. "Ride of a Lifetime" - 2:58
  3. "London Bridge" [Radio Edit] [Live] - 3:37







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