Doctorin' the House

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"Doctorin' the House"
Single by Coldcut featuring Yazz and the Plastic Population
from the album What's That Noise?
Released February 1988 (1988-02)
Format 7" single, 12" maxi, CD maxi, cassette single
Genre Acid house, industrial
Length 3:45
Label Ahead Of Our Time
Virgin
Writer(s) Matt Black
Producer(s) Coldcut
Coldcut singles chronology
"Beats + Pieces"
(1987)
"Doctorin' the House"
(1988)
"Stop This Crazy Thing"
(1988)
Yazz and the Plastic Population singles chronology
"Doctorin' the House"
(1988)
"The Only Way Is Up"
(1988)

"Doctorin' the House" is a single by Coldcut with British singer Yazz (Yasmin Evans) released in 1988. The track incorporates samples from various sources, mainly TV and film dialogue. The song peaked at #6 on the UK Singles Chart in March 1988 and spent four weeks in the Top 10, making it Coldcut's biggest UK hit single.[1]

Formats and track listings[edit]

7" single
  1. "Doctorin' the House" — 3:45
  2. "Doctorin' the House" (theftapella) — 4:03
12" maxi
  1. "Doctorin' the House" (vocal) — 5:38
  2. "Doctorin' the House" (speng) — 6:14
12" maxi - Remixes
  1. "Doctorin' the House" (the upset remix) — 6:04
  2. "Doctorin' the House" (acid shut up) (dub) — 6:04
  3. "Doctorin' the House" (acid shut up) (trak) — 6:04

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 45
Belgium (Ultratop 50)[2] 40
German Singles Chart[3] 11
Irish Singles Chart[4] 16
Netherlands[5] 20
New Zealand[6] 33
UK Singles Chart[7] 6
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[8] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ UK Singles Chart info Chartstats.com. Retrieved 1 May 2009.
  2. ^ "Coldcut – "Doctorin' the House"" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Coldcut – "Doctorin' the House"" (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved 18 November 2013)
  5. ^ "Coldcut – "Doctorin' the House"" (in Dutch). Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Coldcut – "Doctorin' the House"". Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Coldcut". The Official Chart Company. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  8. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance Disco 1974-2003. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 285. ISBN 0-89820-156-X. 

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