"Let's Have a Kiki" is a song by United States band Scissor Sisters. The song was released as the third and final single from their fourth studio album Magic Hour. It was released on September 11, 2012 in the United States and September 18, 2012 in the United Kingdom. The song was written by Jason Sellards, Scott Hoffman, Ana Lynch and produced by Scissor Sisters. The single reached number 119 on the official UK Singles Chart, following their performance on Strictly Come Dancing in October 2012. The song was covered by the Glee cast, with Sarah Jessica Parker on lead vocals, in the episode "Thanksgiving".
A "kiki" is a meeting of friends for the purpose of gossiping and chit-chat, used mainly in gay culture.
A music video to accompany the release of "Let's Have a Kiki" was first released onto YouTube on July 27, 2012 at a total length of four minutes and four seconds. The video shows the band members perform a dance routine in a hall for the clip, which is labeled as an "Instructional Video".
Scissor Sisters performed "Let's Have a Kiki" on The Wendy Williams Show,, as well as internationally in Australia on Sunrise, and in the United Kingdom on Strictly Come Dancing.
"Let's Have a Kiki" inspired several viral video parodies from the drag queen community. Lady Bunny & Bianca Del Rio, Sherry Vine, and Willam Belli have all released their own versions of the song. Willam Belli released his version as a single, featuring Rhea Litré, from his album The Wreckoning.
In Fall 2012, a cover version of the song as a mash-up song "Turkey Lurkey Time" was performed on the Fox TV show Glee by Sarah Jessica Parker, Chris Colfer and Lea Michele in the episode "Thanksgiving".
|1.||"Let's Have a Kiki" (album version)||3:49|
|1.||"Let's Have a Kiki" (DJ Nita Remix)||6:54|
|1.||"Let's Have a Kiki" (Peter Rauhofer's NYC Bitch Mix)||8:19|
|2.||"Let's Have a Kiki" (The 2 Bears Remix)||7:18|
|3.||"Let's Have a Kiki" (Almighty Club Remix)||6:41|
|4.||"Let's Have a Kiki" (Danny Verde Remix)||6:58|
|5.||"Let's Have a Kiki" (DJ Nita Remix)||6:54|
|6.||"Let's Have a Kiki" (Olugbenga Edit)||4:42|
Credits and personnel
|US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs