This is Track 3 on Beastie Boys' 5th (full-length) studio album, Hello Nasty. Although the album dropped on 7.14.1998, “Remote Control” was released as a double A-side single (along with “Three MC’s and One DJ”) on 1.23.1999. As the album’s fourth single, it peaked at #21 on the UK Singles Chart.
Well, Things get hectic quick
From the satellite dish to your joy stick
It's the night of the living cable box
Wires coming up from around the block