Hooligan's Holiday

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"Hooligan's Holiday"
Hooligan.jpg
Single by Mötley Crüe
from the album Mötley Crüe
ReleasedMarch 6, 1994 (1994-03-06)
Recorded1993
Studio
  • A&M, Los Angeles
  • Little Mountain, Vancouver, Canada
Genre Alternative metal [1]
Length5:51
Label Elektra
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
  • John Corabi
  • Nikki Sixx
Producer(s) Bob Rock
Mötley Crüe singles chronology
"Anarchy in the UK"
(1991)
"Hooligan's Holiday"
(1994)
"Misunderstood"
(1994)
Alternative cover
HsHoliday.jpg
UK 12-inch single picture sleeve with a sticker of the new Mötley Crüe band logo

"Hooligan's Holiday" is a song by American heavy metal band, Mötley Crüe, released on their 1994 eponymous album. The lyrics to the song were written by vocalist/rhythm guitarist John Corabi and bassist Nikki Sixx, while the music was written by Corabi, Sixx, drummer Tommy Lee and guitarist Mick Mars.

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Release

Released as a single in 1994, it was the first single that featured the band with Corabi. A video for the song was produced and received some airplay on MTV. The single was released in a variety of packages, including a CD single, 7-inch single, and a 12-inch single (which came with a sticker featuring the new band logo).

Track listing

All songs written by Nikki Sixx, John Corabi, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee.

  1. "Hooligan's Holiday" (Brown Nose Edit)
  2. "Hooligan's Holiday" (LP version)
  3. "Hypnotized"

Charts

Chart (1994)Peak
position
Australia (ARIA) [2] 60
UK Singles (OCC) [3] 36
US Mainstream Rock ( Billboard ) [4] 10

Other appearances

"Hooligan's Holiday" also on the following Mötley Crüe compilation albums:

Remixes

A remix version by Skinny Puppy was produced in 1994. [5] [6]

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References

  1. Allmusic review of Double Shot: Metal (2000) "Mötley Crüe is hardly the first band one associates with alternative metal, but this post-Vince Neil number from 1994 came at a time when the Crüe was getting away from pop-metal and was being influenced by grunge bands like Soundgarden, the Stone Temple Pilots, and Pearl Jam."
  2. "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles Chart – Week Ending 01 May 1994". ARIA . Retrieved 2016-02-22.
  3. "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company . Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  4. "Motley Crue Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved May 20, 2021.
  5. "Hooligan's Holiday (Extended Holiday Version by Skinny Puppy) by Mötley Crüe". Yahoo! Music . Retrieved 2010-07-28.
  6. Craig, Rosen. "Elektra Keeps Current With The Cure". Billboard Magazine . e5 Global Media (Feb 1994): 14.