Hooligan's Holiday

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"Hooligan's Holiday"
Hooligan.jpg
Single by Mötley Crüe
from the album Mötley Crüe
Released March 16, 1994
Format 7", 12", CD single
Recorded A&M Studios, Los Angeles CA, and Little Mountain Studios, Vancouver, Canada
1993
Genre Alternative metal[1]
Length 5:51
Label Elektra
Producer(s) Bob Rock
Mötley Crüe singles chronology
"Anarchy in the UK"
(1991)
"Hooligan's Holiday"
(1994)
"Misunderstood"
(1994)
UK 12"
The UK 12" edition of the single came with a sticker of the new Mötley Crüe band logo
The UK 12" edition of the single came with a sticker of the new Mötley Crüe band logo

"Hooligan's Holiday" is a song by American heavy metal band, Mötley Crüe, released on their 1994 eponymous album. The lyrics to the song were written by vocalist/rhythm guitarist John Corabi and bassist Nikki Sixx, while the music was written by Corabi, Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee and guitarist Mick Mars.

Release[edit]

Released as a single in 1994, it was the first single that featured the band with Corabi. A video for the song was produced and received some airplay on MTV. The single was released in a variety of packages, including a CD single, 7" vinyl, and a 12" vinyl (which came with a sticker featuring the new band logo).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Nikki Sixx, John Corabi, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee.

  1. "Hooligan's Holiday" (Brown Nose Edit)
  2. "Hooligan's Holiday" (LP version)
  3. "Hypnotized"

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Australian Singles Chart[2] 60
UK Singles Chart[3] 36
US Billboard Album Rock Tracks 10

Other appearances[edit]

"Hooligan's Holiday" also on the following Mötley Crüe compilation albums:

Remixes[edit]

A remix version by Skinny Puppy was produced in 1994.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review of Double Shot: Metal (2000) "Mötley Crüe is hardly the first band one associates with alternative metal, but this post-Vince Neil number from 1994 came at a time when the Crüe was getting away from pop-metal and was being influenced by grunge bands like Soundgarden, the Stone Temple Pilots, and Pearl Jam."
  2. ^ "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles Chart – Week Ending 01 May 1994". ARIA. Retrieved 2016-02-22. 
  3. ^ "Official Charts > Motley Crue". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-02-22. 
  4. ^ "Hooligan's Holiday (Extended Holiday Version by Skinny Puppy) by Mötley Crüe". Yahoo! Music. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  5. ^ Craig, Rosen. "Elektra Keeps Current With The Cure". Billboard Magazine. e5 Global Media (Feb 1994): 14.