"Tarzan Boy" is the debut single by Italian-based act Baltimora. The song was written by Maurizio Bassi and Naimy Hackett, and released in 1985 as the lead single from Baltimora's debut album Living in the Background. The song was re-recorded and released in 1993, and has been covered by several artists throughout the years. "Tarzan Boy" is a 1985 song and single of the Italian disco genre recorded by the Italian musical group Baltimora. It was released in April of that year, under the record label Columbia / EMI Records (Europe) and Manhattan Records (United States) and composed by the duo Maurizio Bassi and Naimy Hackett. Side B included an alternate DJ version of the same song. "Tarzan Boy" was the group's first single, taken from their debut album Living in the Background, on which it appears as the first track. However, it was the only success they achieved, internationally. In the United States and the United Kingdom they are considered a '' one-hit wonder ''