The Stadium Techno Experience

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The Stadium Techno Experience
Studio album by Scooter
Released 31 March 2003 (Germany)
Recorded 2002 at Loop D.C. Studios 1 and 2, Hamburg, Germany
Genre Techno, Eurodance, Hard Dance
Length 47:32
Label Sheffield Tunes
Producer Scooter
Scooter chronology
We Bring The Noise!
(2001)
The Stadium Techno Experience
(2002)
Mind the Gap
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Random.Access 9.0/10[2]

The Stadium Techno Experience is the ninth studio album by Scooter. Three singles were released from it: "Weekend", "The Night" and a remix of "Maria (I Like It Loud)" featuring Marc Acardipane and Dick Rules. Its artwork is an homage to the 1991 album The White Room by The KLF. It is the first album featuring Jay Frog. In the United Kingdom, The Stadium Techno Experience became Scooter's second album in the top 40 after Our Happy Hardcore (1996).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by H.P. Baxxter, Rick J. Jordan, Jay Frog, and Jens Thele, except where noted. M.C. lyrics by H.P. Baxxter a.k.a. "The Chicks Terminator"

  1. "Ignition" – 0:36
  2. "Maria (I Like It Loud)" (Baxxter, Jordan, Frog, Thele, Marc Acardipane, Shawn Mierez) – 3:55
  3. "Weekend!" (Baxxter, Jordan, Frog, Thele, Gerard Koerts) – 3:32
  4. "Take a Break" – 4:15
  5. "Pulstar" (Vangelis) – 4:33
  6. "The Night" – 3:21
  7. "Roll Baby Roll" – 3:45
  8. "Level One" (Baxxter, Jordan, Frog, Thele, Chris Hülsbeck) – 3:34
  9. "Like Hypa Said" – 6:23
  10. "Liquid Is Liquid" (Baxxter, Jordan, Frog, Thele, Shane Heneghan, Eamon Downes) – 4:45
  11. "A Little Bit Too Fast" – 3:45
  12. "Soultrain" – 5:08
Sample credits
  • "Maria (I Like It Loud)" is a cover of the 1997 single "I Like It Loud" by Marshall Masters & The Ultimate MC.
  • "Weekend" samples "Weekend" by Earth & Fire as well as "Strange World" by Push (aka M.I.K.E.), and "America: What Time Is Love?" by The KLF.
  • "Take a Break" samples a popular song of the American Civil War called "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"
  • "Pulstar" is based on a work by Vangelis of the same name.
  • "The Night" samples both Italian disco star Valerie Dore's hit 1984 single, "The Night" and "Magic Impulse" by Exposure.
  • "Roll Baby Roll" samples the ABBA song "Arrival", taken from the 1976 album of the same name. It was replaced on later copies of the album by a version containing a different sample, entitled "Swinging in the Jungle".
  • "Siberia" samples taken from Turkish Folk Song "Hüma Kuşu" performed by Devrim Kaya. (in 20 Years Of Hardcore Expanded Edition)
  • "Level One" samples the song "Freedom" by Chris Hülsbeck.
  • "Liquid Is Liquid" is a cover of the song by Liquid.
  • "A Little Bit Too Fast" samples the song "I Am Rushin'" by Bump.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[3] 14
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[4] 12
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[5] 7
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[6] 3
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[7] 28
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[8] 3
Portuguese Albums (AFP)[9] 5
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 4
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[11] 35
UK Albums (OCC)[12] 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ [http://www.allmusic.com/album/r636427
  2. ^ http://randomacc.net/sound/reviews/scooter_tste.shtml
  3. ^ "Scooter – The Stadium Techno Experience" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien.
  4. ^ "Scooter: The Stadium Techno Experience" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  5. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.
  6. ^ "Archívum › Kereső – lista és dátum szerint" (in Hungarian). Mahasz. LightMedia. Select Lista as Top 40 album, then select Ev as 2003 then select Het as 21 then click on Kereses
  7. ^ "Scooter – The Stadium Techno Experience" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "Scooter – The Stadium Techno Experience". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien.
  9. ^ "Scooter – The Stadium Techno Experience". Portuguesecharts.com. Hung Medien.
  10. ^ "Scooter – The Stadium Techno Experience". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "Scooter – The Stadium Techno Experience". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Scooter | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company.