The Adventures of Ch!pz

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The Adventures of Ch!pz
Studio album by Ch!pz
Released Netherlands 4 February 2004
European Union 2005
Recorded 2003
Genre Pop/Dance
Length 39:34
Label Universal
Ch!pz chronology
The Adventures of Ch!pz
(2004 NL)
(2005 EU)
The World of Ch!pz
(2005 NL)
(2006 EU)

The Adventures of Ch!pz is the debut album from Dutch pop group Ch!pz. It was released on 4 February 2004, in the Netherlands, but in 2005 in Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. As result of the success of the album and its singles in the countries near the Netherlands, they started to release their singles in the Scandinavian countries in 2006 too.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Cowboy" – 2:52
  2. "Captain Hook" – 3:14
  3. "Bang Bang" – 3:14
  4. "Ch!pz in Black (Who You Gonna Call?)" – 3:02
  5. "Say I'm Ur No 1" – 2:51
  6. "Milky Way" – 3:14
  7. "The Haunted House" – 3:18
  8. "4 Who U R" – 3:57
  9. "The Happy Hook" – 3:38
  10. "Jungle Beat" – 3:08
  11. "Slay Slay" – 3:28
  12. "The Timeriders" – 3:38

Charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
Dutch Album Top 100 1
Chart (2005) Peak
Austrian Albums Top 75 9
Swiss Album Top 100 20
Chart (2006) Peak
Swedish Top 60 Albums 35
  • The Adventures of Ch!pz peaked at:
#17 in the Dutch 2004 year end Mega Album Top 100 chart.
#67 in the Austrian 2005 year end Album Top 75 chart.

Singles[edit]

"Chipz in Black (Who You Gonna Call?)"
Released 2003
Writer(s) Peter Hartmann, Jan Langhoff
Producer(s) Peter Hartmann, Jan Langhoff
The first single released from the album was "Chipz in Black (Who You Gonna Call?)", which peaked at #2 in the Netherlands in 2003. In 2005 and 2006, the song peaked at #2 also in other countries it was released in, but never made the #1 position.
Chart positions
#2 (Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland), #3 (Sweden), #19 (Norway)
"Cowboy"
Released 2003
Writer(s) J. Struik, R. Esseboom
Producer(s) Jay van den Berg
"Cowboy" was released as their second single and debuted at #1 in the Dutch Top 40 in 2003, topping the chart for 3 weeks, becoming their first number 1 hit in the Netherlands. In Austria, the single also topped the chart, making it their first and only single that has reached the #1 position there.
Chart positions
#1 (Austria, Germany, Netherlands), #2 (Switzerland), #3 (Sweden)
"Captain Hook"
Released 2004
Writer(s) Nick Manic, Mike Jaxx, Ziggy
Producer(s) Nick Manic, Mike Jaxx
"Captain Hook" was released as their last single of this album. The single ended up becoming the least successful single of the album, reaching a maximum of #5 in the Netherlands (staying in the chart for only 7 weeks), #9 in Austria and #19 in Switzerland.
Chart positions
#5 (Netherlands), #9 (Austria), #12 (Germany), #19 (Switzerland)

Year-end positions[edit]

Year Country Peak
"Chipz in Black"
2003 Netherlands 18
2005 Austria 4
2005 Switzerland 9
2005 Germany 10
"Cowboy"
2003 Netherlands 48
2004 Netherlands 37
2005 Austria 24
2005 Switzerland 44
2005 Germany 34
"Captain Hook"
2004 Netherlands 89