An accompanying video for the song was in rotation on MTV at the time of its release.
It was the 20th best-selling single of 1991 in the UK.  In the same year, James performed the song with Peter Kay for Comic Relief.
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Booth sang the song in an encore after the credits. This was released on television and YouTube, the most notable of which depicted a mince rally.
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, Towards the end of his life, DJ John Peel was known for playing "Down Down" as part of his eclectic DJ sets.
It has also been featured in other video games such as Big Air Freestyle, BMX XXX, and Major League Baseball 2K7. "Down Down" is a song by English rock band Status Quo. It was their first #1 single on the Billboard Alternative Songs charts, and along with their self-titled album, was largely responsible for launching them into mainstream success. It was featured in the ninety-minute launch performance of the album at London's Roundhouse on 22 October and recorded and broadcast live by BBC Radio 2 as part of their In Concert series.
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In 2006, Sit Down was used as a featured song in BBC Three's Manchester Passion, in which lead singer Tim Booth also appeared as Judas Iscariot.