Shpritsz (the name derives from a colloquial German word for "syringe") is the second studio album by Dutchrock and roll and blues group Herman Brood & His Wild Romance. The album produced two singles. The first, "Rock & Roll Junkie," did not chart. The second, "Saturday Night," charted in Europe and the United States. On the Dutch album chart, the album reached #8 on 3 June 1978, and stayed on the chart for 28 weeks. It was certified gold in 1978, and platinum in 1980.
Shpritsz was re-released on CD in 2000 by RCA/Ariola. In a 2008 poll by Muziekkrant OOR, the leading Dutch music magazine, Shpritsz was voted the fourth-best Dutch album of all time.
"Rock & Roll Junkie" was released (with "Street" on the B-side), but never charted. "Saturday Night" was released as a single (with "Phony" and "Pop" on the B-side); it peaked at #17 in the Dutch Top 50 on 16 September 1978, and was on the charts for eleven weeks.
In the United States, "Saturday Night" was released as a single in 1979, and rose to #35 in the Billboard Hot 100; the single is referred to in the Billboard charts as "Saturdaynight."