Land of a Million Drums

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"Land of a Million Drums"
OutKast - Land of a Million Drums (artwork).jpg
Single by OutKast featuring Killer Mike and Sleepy Brown
from the album Scooby-Doo: Music from the Motion Picture
ReleasedJuly 4, 2002 (2002-07-04)
FormatCD single
Recorded2001
GenreAlternative hip hop[1]
Length4:05
LabelArista Records
Producer(s)Earthtone III
OutKast singles chronology
"The Whole World"
(2001)
"Land of a Million Drums"
(2002)
"Hey Ya!"
(2003)
"The Whole World"
(2001)
"Land of a Million Drums"
(2002)
"Hey Ya!"
(2003)

"Land of a Million Drums" is a song by the American hip hop duo OutKast featuring Killer Mike and Sleepy Brown, released on July 4, 2002. It is the first and only non-album single to be released by the duo. The song featured on the soundtrack of the first live-action Scooby-Doo film.[2]

The single was well-received in the UK, reached the 46th position on the 2002 singles charts. However, the song was not as successful in the US; it failed to chart. It is considered by some critics to be among the worst songs recorded by the band.[3]

Track listings[edit]

UK single[edit]

UK CD single[4]
No.TitleLength
1."Land of a Million Drums" (Radio version)4:04
2."Land of a Million Drums" (Explicit version)4:04
3."It's a Mystery" (featuring Little T. and One Track Mike)3:02
4."Land of a Million Drums" (Video)4:24
Total length:15:34

EU single[edit]

European CD single
No.TitleLength
1."Land of a Million Drums" (Simon Vegas remix)3:52
2."Land of a Million Drums" (BuGHEE remix)3:53
Total length:7:45

12" single[edit]

Side A[5]
No.TitleLength
1."Land of a Million Drums" (Radio version)4:04
2."Land of a Million Drums" (Explicit version)4:04
Side B
No.TitleLength
1."Land of a Million Drums" (Instrumental)4:04
Total length:12:12

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 59
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[7] 49
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 46

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Land of a Million Drums (From the Motion Picture Scooby-Doo) [feat. Killer Mike & Sleepy Brown] - Single by Outkast on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Outkast, Shaggy Cook Up 'Scooby' Snacks". Billboard. 25 April 2002. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  3. ^ Shipley, Al (27 June 2013). "20 Horrible Songs Made By Great RappersOutKast f/ Killer Mike "Land of a Million Drums" (2002)". Complex AU. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  4. ^ "OutKast - Land Of A Million Drums - Maxi CDr Single". Discogs. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  5. ^ "OutKast Featuring Killer Mike & Sleepy Brown - Land Of A Million Drums - 12"". Discogs. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Outkast feat. Killer Mike & Sleepy Brown – Land of a Million Drums". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – OutKast – Land of a Million Drums". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  8. ^ "OutKast: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 February 2017.