Boo Hoo

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Boo Hoo
Studio album by Voltaire
Released May 14, 2002
Recorded Planet Grey Studios[citation needed]
Genre Dark Cabaret
Length 52:54
Label Projekt Records
Producer Voltaire and George Grant[1]
Voltaire chronology
Banned on Vulcan
Boo Hoo
Then and Again
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Boo Hoo is an album by the dark cabaret/darkwave artist Voltaire that was released in 2002 by Projekt Records.[3][4]

The album features the song "BRAINS!" which is arguably Voltaire's most notable song, and it was originally composed for The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy episode "Little Rock of Horrors". This album has a significantly different sound, subject matter and atmosphere than most Voltaire's releases. The album is much fueled by heartbreak, which is most likely because Voltaire himself felt some before writing the songs.

The songs "BRAINS!", "The Vampire Club" and "Graveyard Picnic" also appear on Deady Sings!, Voltaire's greatest hits album. Live versions of "BRAINS!" and "The Vampire Club" appear on Voltaire's live album, Live!. "BRAINS!" also appears on the compilation album Projekt: The New Face of Goth.

The cover features Voltaire with a black eye on a stage wearing a skull sweater and in front of a microphone with BOOHOO on it.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Voltaire, Kitzis, Goeke and Grant, except for Bachelorette by Björk Guðmundsdóttir and Sigurjon Sigurdsson; and Caught a Lite Sneeze by Tori Amos[3] respectively. 

No. Title Length
1. "Future Ex Girlfriend"   3:52
2. "I'm Sorry"   3:17
3. "1 Fan"   3:41
4. "Where's the Girl?"   3:38
5. "See You in Hell"   4:15
6. "Bachelor(ette)"   4:43
7. "Hello Cruel World"   3:46
8. "Irresponsible"   3:29
9. "The Vampire Club"   3:10
10. "BRAINS!"   5:14
11. "Graveyard Picnic"   3:33
12. "...About a Girl"   2:45
13. "Let It Go"   3:47
14. "Caught a Lite Sneeze"   3:35


Additional musicians for "Caught a Lite Sneeze":[citation needed]

  • Mary Bop: piano
  • Pete Rivera: drums
  • Kerry Smith: programming and co-production


  1. ^ a b "Voltaire - Boo Hoo CD Album". 2002-05-14. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ a b "Projekt Records page about the album". 
  4. ^ "Voltaire's official site". Retrieved 2012-04-27.