Kids of the Century

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"Kids of the Century"
Single by Helloween
from the album Pink Bubbles Go Ape
Released 16 February 1991
Genre Heavy metal
Length 10:37 (European version)
Label EMI
Writer(s) Michael Kiske
Helloween singles chronology
"I Want Out"
"Kids of the Century"
"Number One"

"Kids of the Century" is a song and single by the German power metal band Helloween taken from the album Pink Bubbles Go Ape.[1] This is the first Helloween single with Roland Grapow playing guitars, replacing Kai Hansen. It is also the first Helloween recording with a song written by bassist Markus Grosskopf: "Shit and Lobster".[2]

The Japanese version of the single contains an exclusive Helloween interview (6:02) instead of "Shit and Lobster".

Single track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Kids Of The Century"   3:54
2. "Blue Suede Shoes" (Carl Perkins) 2:36
3. "Shit And Lobster"   4:07
4. "Exclusive Helloween interview" (Japan only) 6:02



Chart (1991) Peak
UK Singles Chart[3] 56


  1. ^ "Helloween – Kids of the Century (tracklist and versions)". Discogs. Retrieved 11 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Syrjala, Marko (11 January 2011). "Helloween – bassist Markus Grosskopf". Metal Rules. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Helloween - Kids of The Century (UK Charts)". Retrieved 23 October 2013. 

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