KROKUS: 'Hoodoo' Tops Swiss Chart

March 9, 2010

"Hoodoo", the new album from Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS, has topped the official chart in the band's home country in its first week of release.

"Hoodoo" will receive a U.S. release on May 25 via SonyMusic Independent Network (SIN). The CD was recorded by Dennis Ward (who previously worked on KROKUS' "Hellraiser" album) at House of Music Studios in Winterbach, Germany, with additional recordings at Pink Bild and Ton (engineered by ex-KROKUS member Jürg Naegeli) in Solothurn, Switzerland and Henson Studios, Los Angeles. Photography, artwork and graphic design was handled by Martin Häusler.

"Hoodoo" track listing:

01. Drive It In
02. Hoodoo Woman
03. Born To Be Wild
04. Rock N' Roll Handshake
05. Ride Into The Sun
06. Too Hot
07. In My Blood
08. Dirty Street
09. Keep Me Rolling
10. Shot Of Love
11. Firestar

The digipack version includes a bonus DVD containing some of the "magic moments" from KROKUS' 2008 reunion concert at Stade De Suisse in Bern, Switzerland.

KROKUS's "Hoodoo Woman" can be viewed below. The clip was filmed with director Oliver Sommer, who has previously worked with APOPTYGMA BERZERK and SARAH CONNOR, among others.

Partnered with Ariola and Arista, KROKUS became an international success and ran up the charts with their hit albums "Metal Rendez-Vous" (1980),"Hardware" (1981),"One Vice At A Time" (1982),"Headhunter" (1983),"The Blitz" (1984) and "Change Of Address" (1986).

Find more on
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • reddit
  • email