Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil

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"Das Kleine Krokodil"
Schnappidaskleinekrokodil.jpg
Single by Schnappi feat. Joy Gruttmann
from the album Schnappi und Seine Freunde
B-side"Remix"
ReleasedDecember 16, 2004 (2004-12-16)
FormatCD single, CD maxi,
digital download
Recorded2001
GenrePop
Length2:09
LabelUniversal
Songwriter(s)Rosita Blissenbach
Iris Gruttmann
Producer(s)Iris Gruttmann
Schnappi feat. Joy Gruttmann singles chronology
"Das Kleine Krokodil"
(2004)
"Ein Lama in Yokohama"
(2005)

"Das Kleine Krokodil", also known under the title "Schnappi", is the debut single by animated cartoon crocodile, Schnappi, from his first album Schnappi und Seine Freunde. It was released on December 16, 2004. The song is performed by Joy Gruttmann. The song was a huge success in several continental European countries, topping the singles charts in Belgium, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland for several weeks. It was also a top ten hit in Australia and New Zealand.

Cover versions[edit]

The song was re-recorded in Dutch by Snappie under the title "Snappie de kleine krokodil", which peaked at #2 in the Netherlands and #5 in Belgium (Flanders).[1]

In Belgium (Wallonia), the song was covered in French by Charlotte, under the title "Schnappi, le petit crocodile", and peaked at #23 in this country.[2]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil" (original mix) — 2:09
  2. "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil" (krokoitalo mix) — 3:30
CD single
  1. "Das kleine Krokodil" (original mix) — 2:09
  2. "Das kleine Krokodil" (kairo pop mix) — 3:30
  3. "Das kleine Krokodil" (kleiner schnapper mix) — 2:30
  4. "Schnappi" (video) — 2:10
3" single
  1. "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil (original mix)" — 2:09
  2. "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil (nil party mix)" — 3:30
CD maxi
  1. "Das kleine Krokodil" (original Schnappi mix) — 2:09
  2. "Das kleine Krokodil" (kroko Italo mix) — 3:30
  3. "Das kleine Krokodil" (nil party mix) — 3:30
  4. "Das kleine Krokodil" (kairo pop mix) — 3:30
  5. "Das kleine Krokodil" (kleiner schnapper mix) — 2:30
  6. "Das kleine Krokodil" (original Schnappi beat mix) — 2:09
  7. "Das kleine Krokodil" (santa Schnappi X-mas mix) — 2:31
  8. "Das kleine Krokodil" (original Schnappi karaoke mix) — 2:09
  9. "Das kleine Krokodil" (video - original mix)
  10. "Das kleine Krokodil" (video - kairo pop mix)

Personnel[edit]

  • Arranged by Iris Gruttmann, Jochen Wagner
  • Composed by Iris Gruttmann
  • Lyrics by Iris Gruttmann, Rosita Blissenbach
  • Producer by Daniel Scholz, Robert Wässer, Kay Wittgenstein
  • Vocals by Joy Gruttmann

Charts and sales[edit]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[29] Platinum 70,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria)[30] 2× Platinum 60,000*
France (SNEP)[31] Silver 100,000*
Germany (BVMI)[32] 2× Platinum 600,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[33] Platinum 10,000*
Sweden (GLF)[34] Gold 10,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[35] Platinum 40,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snappie de kleine krokodil", Dutch and Belgian Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved February 26, 2008)
  2. ^ "Schnappi, le petit crocodile", Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  3. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Australian Singles Chart Australian-charts.com (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  4. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Austrian Singles Chart Austriancharts.at (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  5. ^ a b "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved February 28, 2008)
  6. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Danish Singles Chart Danishcharts.com (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  7. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Dutch Singles Chart Dutchcharts.nl (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  8. ^ "Schnappi — Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 21 April 2011.
  9. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Finnish Singles Chart Finnishcharts.com (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  10. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", French Singles Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  11. ^ German Singles Chart Charts-surfer.de Archived 2009-06-17 at WebCite (Retrieved February 28, 2008)
  12. ^ Irish Singles Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved March 11, 2008
  13. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", New Zealand Singles Chart Charts.org.nz (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  14. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Norwegian Singles Chart Norwegiancharts.com (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  15. ^ a b "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Russian Airplay Chart Tophit.ru
  16. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Swedish Singles Chart Swedishcharts.com (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  17. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  18. ^ "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved September 10, 2008)
  19. ^ ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 100 Singles 2005 Aria.com.au (Retrieved February 13, 2008)
  20. ^ ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Dance Singles 2005 Aria.com.au (Retrieved February 13, 2008)
  21. ^ 2005 Austrian Singles Chart Austriancharts.at (Retrieved May 15, 2008)
  22. ^ 2005 Belgian (Flanders) Singles Chart Ultratop.be (Retrieved February 13, 2008)
  23. ^ "Single top 100 over 2005" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 5 May 2010.
  24. ^ 2005 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance.com Archived 2012-04-04 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved February 13, 2008)
  25. ^ "Single Jahrescharts 2005" (in German). MTV. Archived from the original on 20 January 2010. Retrieved 16 January 2010.
  26. ^ 2005 New Zealand Singles Chart Rianz.org.nz Archived 2010-07-10 at WebCite (Retrieved February 13, 2008)
  27. ^ 2005 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved February 13, 2008)
  28. ^ Die erfolgreichsten Hits des neuen Jahrtausends, rtl.de (Retrieved August 11, 2011)
  29. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2005 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  30. ^ "Austrian single certifications – Schnappi – Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil (Single)" (in German). IFPI Austria. Enter Schnappi in the field Interpret. Enter Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil (Single) in the field Titel. Select single in the field Format. Click Suchen. 
  31. ^ "French single certifications – Das klein Krokodil – Schnappi" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
  32. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Schnappi; 'Schnappi')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  33. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – Schnappi – Schnappi". Recorded Music NZ.
  34. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 2005" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden.
  35. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Schnappi; 'Schnappi')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien.