Push The Button (Sugababes Song)
"Push the Button" is a song by English girl group the Sugababes, released as the lead single from their fourth studio album Taller in More Ways (2005). Composed by Dallas Austin and the Sugababes, it was inspired by an infatuation that group member Keisha Buchanan developed with another artist. "Push the Button" is an electropop and R&B song with various computer effects. The lyrical content regards a woman's sexual frustration of being unnoticed by a man.
The song received positive reviews from critics, who praised its conception and production. Some critics named it one of best pop singles of the 2000s. "Push the Button" became one of the group's most commercially successful releases. The single peaked at number one in Austria, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, and reached the top five across Europe and in Australia. It was nominated for Best British Single at the 2006 BRIT Awards.
Matthew Rolston directed the song's music video, which was filmed in Shepherds Bush, London. It features the Sugababes flirting with three men in an elevator. The Sugababes performed the single at festivals and events such as Oxegen 2008 and the V Festival 2008. "Push the Button" appears on the soundtrack to It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006) and is featured on a commercial for Tassimo coffee machines. The song was parodied by firefighters based in Staffordshire, England.
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