Scooby Snacks (song)

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"Scooby Snacks"
Single by Fun Lovin' Criminals
from the album Come Find Yourself
Released 1995
Format CD single, cassette single
Recorded 1995
Genre
Length 3:04
Label Capitol
Music video
"Scooby Snacks" on YouTube
For the fictional dog treat see Scooby Snacks

"Scooby Snacks" is a song by alternative rap/rock band Fun Lovin' Criminals. The song is from their debut album Come Find Yourself. It is the band's biggest hit single to date.

The song contains samples from Quentin Tarantino's movies Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs.[1]

Most of the song is rapped, with the exception of the chorus which is sung. The "Scooby Snacks" in the song is a reference to Diazepam, also known as Valium.[2]

The song was re-released in 1997 where it became more successful, especially in the United Kingdom. The song can be found on various compilation albums, such as the first edition of the MuchMusic Big Shiny Tunes series, The Best... Album in the World...Ever! (volume 5), The Best Bands... Ever!, The Best...Anthems...Ever! and 101 Indie Classics.

Charts[edit]

The single initially peaked #22. Later it peaked #17. In the UK, it also peaked at #22, but was not as successful as the 2001 "Loco" single, a #5 in the UK, despite this song arguably being not as well known as "Scooby Snacks".

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Review of Fun Lovin' Criminals's "Bag of Hits" by EDF, mentioning the movie references.
  2. ^ FunLovinCriminals.tv's Scooby Snacks discography page

External links[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Scooby snacks" - 3:02
  2. "Scooby snacks" (Steve Lironi Master mix) - 3:16
  3. "Scooby snacks" (20 mg version) - 3:46
  4. "Scooby snacks" (Rockamental version) - 2:57
  5. "Scooby snacks" (Steve Lironi instrumental) - 3:13
  6. "I'll be seeing you" - 1:19