"Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites" is a song by American electronic music producer Skrillex. It was released on October 25, 2010 as the lead single from his second EP of the same name. It is prominently a dubstep song that uses elements of electro house and progressive house. It also uses a vocal sample of exclamations from Rachael Nedrow (also known as "speedstackinggirl") shouting "Yes, oh my gosh!" The song has since become his most commercially successful single to date, peaking within the charts of the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Norway and Sweden. On December 9, 2011, the song was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), with sales exceeding 1,000,000 units. It was also certified Gold within Canada, with sales exceeding 40,000 units. On February 12, the song won Best Dance Recording at the 54th Grammy Awards.
It was used in an ad for GoPro titled "Kayak Kiss with Ben Brown", and also the video games MLB 2K12 and Ridge Racer Unbounded. File Hashes
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