Cult of Snap

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"Cult of Snap"
Cult of Snap - Snap.jpg
Single by Snap!
from the album World Power
B-side"Blasé Blasé"
ReleasedSeptember 1, 1990
Format
Length3:59 (Radio Edit)
LabelLogic Records
Songwriter(s)
  • John "Virgo" Garrett III
  • Durron Butler
  • Benito Benites
Producer(s)
  • Benito Benitez
  • John "Virgo" Garrett III
Snap! singles chronology
"Ooops Up"
(1990)
"Cult of Snap"
(1990)
"Mary Had a Little Boy"
(1990)
Music video
"Cult of Snap" on YouTube

"Cult of Snap" is a song recorded by German Eurodance group Snap!. It was released as the third single from their debut studio album, World Power in September 1990. The song reached No.1 in Spain for four weeks and it also peaked at No.2 in Austria and Zimbabwe. Snap! performed the song on the British TV show Top of the Pops.

The song was re-recorded and included on their 2003 remix album, The Cult of Snap! featuring Roy Malone.

Music video[edit]

A tribal music video was released to promote the song. It sees the band members belly dancing and charming a snake. The video was directed by Liam Kan.[1]

Track listings[edit]

  • 7" single (Logic 113 596)
  1. "Cult of Snap" (World Power Radio Mix) — 3:59
  2. "Blasé Blasé" — 4:32
  • CD maxi (Logic 663 596 )
  1. "Cult of Snap" (World Power Mix)— 6:30
  2. "Cult of Snap" (Album Version)— 5:18
  3. "Cult of Snap" (World Power Radio Mix) — 3:59
  4. "Cult of Snap" (E-Version)— 5:54
  • German Remix CD (Logic 663 639)
  1. "Cult of Snap" (The Modno 2000 Mix) — 5:25
  2. "Cult of Snap" (The Virtual Dub Mix) — 4:39
  3. "Cult of Snap" (The Elektra Mix) — 5:25

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

“Cult of Snap” peaked in the top 5 in Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Norway, Austria[2] and Zimbabwe.

Chart (1990) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 27
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[4] 2
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[5] 5
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 3
Greece (IFPI)[7] 5
Ireland (IRMA)[8] 8
Italy (FIMI)[9] 7
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[10] 7
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[11] 6
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[12] 15
Norway (VG-lista)[13] 5
Portugal (AFP)[14] 10
Spain (AFYVE)[15] 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[16] 12
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[17] 5
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[18] 8
Zimbabwe (ZIMA)[19] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[20] 68
Italy (FIMI)[9] 37
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[21] 56

See also[edit]

List of number-one singles of 1990 (Spain)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "snap - cult of snap ( viva tv )". YouTube. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  2. ^ "SNAP! - Cult of Snap (SONG)". Australian-charts. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Snap! – Cult of Snap". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Snap! – Cult of Snap" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Snap! – Cult of Snap" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Snap! – Cult of Snap". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Top 10 Greece" (PDF). Music & Media. December 22, 1990. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  8. ^ "The Irish Charts – All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Archived from the original on 3 June 2009. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  9. ^ a b "I singoli più venduti del 1990" (in Italian). Hit Parade Italia. Creative Commons. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  10. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Snap!" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  11. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Snap! – Cult Of Snap" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
  12. ^ "Charts.nz – Snap! – Cult of Snap". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  13. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Snap! – Cult of Snap". VG-lista. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  14. ^ "Top 10 Portugal" (PDF). Music & Media. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  15. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (in Spanish) (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.
  16. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Snap! – Cult of Snap". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  17. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Snap! – Cult of Snap". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  18. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  19. ^ * Zimbabwe. Kimberley, C. Zimbabwe: singles chart book. Harare: C. Kimberley, 2000
  20. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 1990" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  21. ^ "Jaaroverzichten – Single 1990" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 January 2015.