“One Pound Fish” Belfast St Georges Market Style
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The guys from Silverfin fish stall at St Georges Market performing ‘One Pound fish’ Belfast style.

“One Pound Fish” often stylised as “£1 Fish” or “£1.00 Fish” is a novelty song performed by British-based Pakistani fish trader and now recording artist Muhammad Shahid Nazir, credited as £1 Fish Man. It was released on 7 December 2012 for download in the United Kingdom on iTunes, reaching number 28 in the UK Singles Chart, number 5 in the UK Dance Chart, and number 1 in the UK Asian Chart.

“Come on ladies, come on ladies
One pound fish, one pound fish
Have-a, have-a look
One pound fish
Very, very good, very, very cheap
One pound fish
Six for five pound one pound each”

It became an internet smash and a viral video after passing customers uploaded videos of Nazir performing his song onto YouTube.

A music video to accompany the release of “One Pound Fish” was first released on December 10, 2012 at a total length of two minutes and thirty-six seconds. It featured Bollywood-style dancers and an appearance from former weatherman Michael Fish.

The song has since been covered by many artists including Alesha Dixon.
Mindless Behavior performed it live on BBC’s 1Xtra Breakfast Show.
Timbaland made a remix sampling from the song and Fans of Gillingham F.C. have adapted the song as a chant in tribute to Matt Fish, a player at the club.


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