Doctorin' the House

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"Doctorin' the House"
Doctorin' the House.jpg
Single by Coldcut featuring Yazz and the Plastic Population
from the album What's That Noise?
Released February 1988 (1988-02)
Format
Genre Acid house
Length 3:45
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s) Coldcut
Coldcut singles chronology
"Beats + Pieces"
(1987)
"Doctorin' the House"
(1988)
"Stop This Crazy Thing"
(1988)
Music video
"Doctorin' the House" on YouTube
Yazz and the Plastic Population singles chronology
"Doctorin' the House"
(1988)
"The Only Way Is Up"
(1988)

"Doctorin' the House" is a single by Coldcut with British singer Yazz, released in February 1988. The track incorporates samples from various sources, mainly TV and film dialogue. The song peaked at number 6 on the UK Singles Chart in March 1988 and spent four weeks in the top 10, making it Coldcut's biggest UK hit single.[1]

Formats and track listings[edit]

7" single
  1. "Doctorin' the House" — 3:45
  2. "Doctorin' the House" (theftapella) — 4:03
12" maxi
  1. "Doctorin' the House" (vocal) — 5:38
  2. "Doctorin' the House" (speng) — 6:14
12" maxi – remixes
  1. "Doctorin' the House" (the upset remix) — 6:04
  2. "Doctorin' the House" (acid shut up) (dub) — 6:04
  3. "Doctorin' the House" (acid shut up) (trak) — 6:04

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[2] 45
Belgium (Ultratop 50)[3] 40
German Singles Chart[4] 11
Irish Singles Chart[5] 16
Netherlands[6] 20
New Zealand[7] 33
UK Singles Chart[8] 6
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[9] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ UK Singles Chart info Chartstats.com. Retrieved 1 May 2009.
  2. ^ "ARIA singles charts – Coldcut". Hung Medien. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Coldcut – "Doctorin' the House"" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Coldcut – "Doctorin' the House"" (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  5. ^ Irishcharts.ie Archived June 9, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved 18 November 2013)
  6. ^ "Coldcut – "Doctorin' the House"" (in Dutch). Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Coldcut – "Doctorin' the House"". Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Coldcut". The Official Chart Company. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  9. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance Disco 1974-2003. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 285. ISBN 0-89820-156-X. 

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