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|"Never Gonna Stop (The Red, Red Kroovy)"|
|Single by Rob Zombie|
|from the album The Sinister Urge|
|Format|| CD single,|
|Recorded||2001 at Chop Shop Hollywood, CA|
|Genre||Alternative metal, shock rock|
|Songwriter(s)|| Rob Zombie |
|Producer(s)|| Rob Zombie |
|Rob Zombie singles chronology|
"Never Gonna Stop (The Red, Red Kroovy)" is a promotional single taken from Rob Zombie's second album The Sinister Urge . The song can also be found on Zombie's Past, Present & Future and The Best of Rob Zombie. It was nominated the Grammy for Best Metal Performance for the 2003 Grammy Awards Ceremony, but lost to Korn's "Here to Stay".
Rob Zombie is an American musician and filmmaker. He is a founding member of the heavy metal band White Zombie, releasing four studio albums with the band. He is the older brother of Spider One, lead vocalist for American rock band Powerman 5000.
The Sinister Urge is the second solo studio album from former White Zombie frontman Rob Zombie. The album is the follow up to his highly successful debut album Hellbilly Deluxe, released in 1998. The album was released by Geffen Records on November 13, 2001, more than three years after the release of his first album. The album's title is named after the 1961 crime drama film The Sinister Urge, directed and written by Ed Wood. Much like his previous effort, The Sinister Urge features elements of horror film and suspense in both its lyrical content and its music. Zombie also features a change of sound in several songs on the album when compared to Hellbilly, with songs such as "Never Gonna Stop " featuring a more dance-influenced beat.
Past, Present & Future is a 2003 retrospective collection of the music of Rob Zombie. It includes selections of his work with White Zombie and his solo career, as well as two previously unreleased tracks. It won a Metal Edge Readers' Choice Award for Compilation Album of the Year.
The song is based on Anthony Burgess' 1962 novel, A Clockwork Orange . The phrase "red red krovvy" is used by Alex DeLarge in the book and means "red red blood" ("krovvy", correctly "krov'", means "blood" in Russian). The lyrics include the phrases "See heaven, flash, a horrorshow..." and "...take me to the home..." which are also both references to the book. The audio sample "Use my body to keep you alive" is from the 1971 horror film The Curious Dr. Humpp .
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The song was included on the soundtrack to the movies Rollerball (2002) and Walking Tall (2004), as well as the Atari game Test Drive: Eve of Destruction . It was also used as former wrestler Edge's entrance music from 2001 to 2004. A remix of the song, The Black Cat Crossing Mix, was included on WWF Forceable Entry . Rob Zombie used clips of anime show Kekko Kamen during the song on the 2010 Mayhem Festival tour.
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In the music video for "Never Gonna Stop," Zombie and others are dressed as Alex DeLarge and his droogs from the film of A Clockwork Orange .In reference to two of the film's scenes, they appear in the Korova Milk Bar, and go on a wild ride in a stolen "Durango 95". The actor Tom Towles, who played Lieutenant George Wydell in Rob Zombie's film House of 1000 Corpses , appears in the video.
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|Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks||11|
|Billboard Modern Rock Tracks||23|
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