Eins, Zwei, Polizei

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"Eins, Zwei, Polizei"
Single by Mo-Do
from the album Was Ist Das?
B-side Remix
Released 1994
Format CD single, CD maxi, 12" maxi
Recorded Italy, 1994
Genre Eurodance
Length 3:25
Label Expanded Music (Italy)
Writer(s) Frittelli, Mario Pinosa,
Sergio Portaluri, Fulvio Zafret,
Claudio Zennaro
Producer(s) Claudio Zennaro
Mo-Do singles chronology
"Eins, Zwei, Polizei"
(1994)
"Super Gut"
(1994)

"Eins, Zwei, Polizei" is a 1994 single recorded by Italian dance act Mo-Do. It was its debut single from its 1995 album Was Ist Das? and it achieved great success in many European countries, including Germany, Austria, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden and Italy, where it reached the top ten. It was the band's most successful single and can be deemed its signature song.[citation needed]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (gendarmerie mix - radio edit) — 3:20
  2. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (gendarmerie mix) — 5:12
CD maxi
  1. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (radio mix) — 3:12
  2. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (gendarmerie mix) — 5:12
  3. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (club mix) — 5:05
  4. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (Einstein Dr. DJ Konzept) — 4:05
  5. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (akkappella) — 0:55
CD maxi
  1. "Einz, Zwei, Polizei" (gendarmerie mix) — 5:12
  2. "Einz, Zwei, Polizei" (extended remix) — 7:25
  3. "Einz, Zwei, Polizei" (polizei mix) — 5:25
7" single
  1. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (gendarmerie mix) — 5:12
  2. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (club mix) — 5:05
12" maxi
  1. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (gendarmerie mix)
  2. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (club mix)
  3. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (Einstein Dr. DJ Konzept)
  4. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (akkappella)
CD maxi - Remixes
  1. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (radio edit) — 3:25
  2. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (extended remix) — 7:26
  3. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (polizei mix) — 5:25
  4. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (original radio mix) — 3:12
  5. "Eins, zwei, Polizei" (gendarmerie mix) — 5:12
  6. "Eins, zwei, Polizei" (Einstein Dr. DJ Konzept) — 4:05
12" maxi - Remixes
  1. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (extended remix) — 7:26
  2. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (polizei mix) — 5:25
  3. "Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (radio edit) — 3:25

Charts and sales[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Austria (IFPI Austria)[10] Gold 25,000x
Germany (BVMI)[11] Gold 250,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"I Swear" by All-4-One
German number-one single
September 23, 1994 - October 14, 1994 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Saturday Night" by Whigfield
Preceded by
"Without You" by Mariah Carey
Ö3 Austria Top 40 number-one single
July 3, 1994 - August 14, 1994 (7 weeks)
Succeeded by
"I Swear" by All-4-One

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Eins, zwei, polizei", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved December 6, 2008)
  2. ^ Belgian peak
  3. ^ Finnish peak for "Eins, Zwei, Polizei"
  4. ^ Italian peak positions
  5. ^ a b "Single top 100 over 1994" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  6. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  7. ^ "1994 Austrian Singles Chart" (in German). Austriancharts. Retrieved 14 April 2010. 
  8. ^ 1994 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com (Retrieved January 30, 2009)
  9. ^ "1994 Swiss Singles Chart" (in German). Swisscharts. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  10. ^ "Austrian single certifications – Mo-Do – Eins, Zwei, Polizei" (in German). IFPI Austria.  Enter Mo-Do in the field Interpret. Enter Eins, Zwei, Polizei in the field Titel. Select single in the field Format. Click Suchen
  11. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Mo-Do; '1, 2, Polizei')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.