The Madman's Return

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The Madman's Return
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Studio album by Snap!
Released March 24, 1992
Recorded 1991–92
Length 46:32 (original nine-track disc)
Label Anzilotti & Munzing, Arista
Producer Snap!
Snap! chronology
World Power
(1990)
The Madman's Return
(1992)
Welcome to Tomorrow
(1995)
Singles from The Madman's Return
  1. "Colour of Love"
  2. "Rhythm Is a Dancer"
  3. "Ex-Terminator"
  4. "See The Light"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Madman's Return is Snap!'s second studio album and contains the hit "Rhythm Is a Dancer", which reached No. 1 in France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom and peaked at No. 5 in the US. The album was certified platinum in Switzerland[2] and gold in Germany,[3] Austria[4] and the United Kingdom[5] but only reached No. 121 on the US Billboard 200.[6]

The album produced four singles; "Colour of Love", "Rhythm Is a Dancer", "Ex-Terminator" and "See The Light".

Track listing[edit]

First edition
  • All Music By Benito Benites & John "Virgo" Garrett III. All Lyrics As Noted. (Information taken from the original nine-track disc.)
  1. "Madman's Return" - 4:35 (Durron Butler)
  2. "Colour of Love" - 5:32 (Butler, Penny Ford, Thea Austin)
  3. "Believe In It" - 5:08 (Benites, Garrett III, Austin, Butler)
  4. "Who Stole It?" - 5:10 (Butler)
  5. "Don't Be Shy" - 4:38 (Butler, Benites, Garrett III)
  6. "Rhythm Is a Dancer" - 5:32 (Austin, Benites, Garrett III)
  7. "Money" - 5:12 (Butler)
  8. "See The Light" - 5:45 (Butler, Ford, Austin)
  9. "Ex-Terminator" - 5:24 (Benites, Garrett III)
  10. "Keep It Up" - 4:05
  11. "Homeboyz" - 6:37
  12. "Sample City" - 1:08
  • On the original nine-track album, tracks 1 & 3-7 are published by Hanseatic/Songs Of Logic. Tracks 2 & 8 are published by Hanseatic/Songs Of Logic/Zomba Music. Track 9 is published by Hanseatic.

Personnel[edit]

  • Benito Benites, John "Virgo" Garrett III: Keyboards, Drum Programming
  • Penny Ford, Durron Butler (aka Turbo B), Thea Austin: Vocals
  • Andy Plöcher, Daniel Iribarren: Guitars
  • Bobby Sattler: Wind Instruments
Second edition
  1. "Madman's Return" - 4:35
  2. "Colour Of Love" - 5:32
  3. "Believe In It" - 5:08
  4. "Who Stole It?" - 5:10
  5. "Don't Be Shy" - 4:38
  6. "Rhythm Is a Dancer" - 5:32
  7. "Money" - 5:12
  8. "See The Light" - 5:45
  9. "Rhythm Is A Dancer (7" Edit)" - 3:45
  10. "Ex-Terminator" - 5:24
  11. "Keep It Up" - 4:05
  12. "Homeboyz" - 6:37
  13. "Sample City V2.01" - 1:10
Third edition (marked as such on the front cover)
  1. "Madman's Return" - 4:35
  2. "Colour Of Love" - 5:32
  3. "Believe In It" - 5:08
  4. "Who Stole It?" - 5:10
  5. "Don't Be Shy" - 4:38
  6. "Rhythm Is a Dancer" - 5:32
  7. "Money" - 5:12
  8. "See The Light" - 5:45
  9. "Rhythm Is A Dancer (7" Edit)" - 3:45
  10. "Exterminate (Endzeit 7")" - 4:20
  11. "Ex-Terminator" - 5:24
  12. "Keep It Up" - 4:05
  13. "Homeboyz" - 6:37
  14. "Sample City V2.01" - 1:10

References[edit]

  1. ^ allmusic review
  2. ^ "Hitparade.ch: Snap!". Schweizer Hitparade. Retrieved 2012-02-04. 
  3. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Snap!)" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  4. ^ "Gold & Platin". IFPI Austria. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  5. ^ "Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  6. ^ "US Albums Positions to Snap!". Billboard Magazine. Retrieved 2010-07-27.