Hoodoo (Krokus album)

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Hoodoo
Studio album by Krokus
Released 26 February 2010
Recorded House of Audio, Winterbach, Germany
Pink Bild+Ton, Solothurn, Switzerland
Henson Studios, Los Angeles
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 42:48
Label Columbia/Sony
Producer Chris von Rohr
Krokus chronology
Hellraiser
(2006)
Hoodoo
(2010)
Dirty Dynamite
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
About.com 3.5/5 stars[2]
PopMatters 5/10 stars[3]
Metal Underground 3/5 stars[4]

Hoodoo is the 16th album by the Swiss hard rock band Krokus. It includes a cover of the Steppenwolf song "Born to be Wild". The album failed to reach the Billboard Top 200 unlike their last album Hellraiser. The song "Hoodoo Woman" is featured on the soundtrack of the movie Saw 3D.

Hoodoo was certified Platinum in Switzerland.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Fernando von Arb, Chris von Rohr and Marc Storace, except where indicated. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Drive It In"     3:32
2. "Hoodoo Woman"   von Arb, von Rohr, Storace, Hanno Pinter, Alexander Zoppel 3:37
3. "Born to Be Wild" (Steppenwolf cover) Mars Bonfire 3:34
4. "Rock 'n' Roll Handshake"     3:56
5. "Ride into the Sun"   von Arb, von Rohr, Storace, Mark Kohler 5:02
6. "Too Hot"     3:45
7. "In My Blood"     3:32
8. "Dirty Street"     4:26
9. "Keep Me Rolling"     4:11
10. "Shot of Love"     3:31
11. "Firestar"     3:42

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
Production

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
2010 European Top 100 Albums[6] 99
German Album Chart[7] 33
Swiss Albums Chart[8] 1
Greek Album Chart[9] 6
French Album Chart[10] 198

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eremenko, Alexey. "Krokus Hoodoo review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  2. ^ Bowar, Chad. "Krokus - 'Hoodoo'". Heavy Metal. About.com. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  3. ^ Schiller, Mike (21 May 2010). "Krokus: Hoodoo". PopMatters. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  4. ^ Wels, Todd (22 April 2010). "Krokus - "Hoodoo" (CD)". Metal Underground.com. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  5. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Krokus; 'Hoodoo')". Hung Medien. 
  6. ^ "Hoodoo Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  7. ^ "Album- Krokus, Hoodoo". Charts.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  8. ^ "Krokus – Hoodoo". Hitparade.ch (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  9. ^ "Krokus – Hoodoo (Album)". Greekcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  10. ^ "Krokus – Hoodoo (Album)". Leschartes.com (in French). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2012-08-27.