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In Fatboy Slim’s Right Here, Right Now, the lyrics contain repetitions of "right here, right now", spoken by a woman.

This sample seems to be taken from the movie Strange Days, where Angela Bassett says these words:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3Aeb8yx4_k

This is claimed by both Wikipedia articles (#Content, #Production), but they don’t give a source.

Did Fatboy Slim, or another authoritative source, ever confirm that this is a sample taken from the movie? And is there a story behind this (e.g., is it known why he chose this sample)?

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    He chose the sample because he liked it. We can't give much of a better answer than that – Zach Saucier Feb 26 '15 at 16:11
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    @ZachSaucier: … unless he wrote it about it, no? (I’m not interested in guesses, only if it’s known.) – unor Feb 26 '15 at 16:12
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    I can't find a totally authoritative source, but IMDB and whosampled both support this, as do many other sites on the internet - and I can't find anywhere contradicting it! – user16 Feb 26 '15 at 16:31
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Not totally authoritative, but compare for yourself

I did a quick edit/overlay for comparison.

I'd say it's close enough to be sure they are the same.

https://clyp.it/yhomglty#

Short snippet, with 4 repeats of the phrase… in this order…

original record; with movie soundtrack overdubbed; movie on its own; original record

I didn't go to the extreme effort of completely phase-locking it [way too much work, but you can hear a slight phase on the "here" when they're doubled.
The "right now" is time-stretched to fit, though not as tightly as the record.

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