Under the Kilt

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Under the Kilt
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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 24, 2001
Genre Bubblegum Dance, Eurodance
Length37:31
Label Warner Bros.
Dr. Macdoo chronology
Rice & Curry
(1998)
Under the Kilt
(2001)
Fiesta
(2006)
Singles from Under the Kilt
  1. "Macahula Dance"
    Released: 2000
  2. "Under the Kilt"
    Released: 2000

Under the Kilt is the third studio album by Swedish eurodance artist Jonny Jakobsen and his first album under the pseudonym Dr. Macdoo. It was released in 2001. [1]

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Eurodance is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in the late 1980s in Europe. It combines many elements of techno, Hi-NRG, house music and Euro disco.

Jonny Jakobsen is a Swedish former Bubblegum dance/eurodance singer better known under his fictitious identity as Indian taxi driver Dr. Bombay. He began as a country singer called Johnny Moonshine, but became famous only after developing the persona of Dr. Bombay. His debut was in 1998 with the album Rice and Curry, hitting the charts with the title track, as well as Calcutta and SOS . Subsequently, he went on to record albums as faux-Scottish Dr. MacDoo and faux-Mexican Carlito.

The album is best known for the title track "Under the Kilt", for which a music video was produced, and "Macahula Dance", for which a music video was released as bonus content on the original CD release. [2] Both of these tracks were also released as singles. The title track is a parody of Scotland the Brave.

Scotland the Brave Scottish patriotic song

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Upon its release, Under the Kilt was met with mixed reactions from the fans of Jakobsen's previous work as Dr. Bombay. The songs were widely considered by fans to be of lower quality than the songs on Rice & Curry. [3]

<i>Rice & Curry</i> 1998 studio album by Dr. Bombay

Rice & Curry is the first studio album by Swedish bubblegum dance artist Jonny Jakobsen under his pseudonym Dr. Bombay, released in 1998.

Track listing

  1. Intro – 0:36
  2. Family Macdoo – 3:11
  3. Macahula Dance – 3:03
  4. Loch Ness – 3:12
  5. Under The Kilt – 3:13
  6. Hokey Pokey Man – 3:05
  7. Highland Reggae – 3:27
  8. Scottish Ghost (Extra Extra) – 3:02
  9. Mayday Mayday – 3:13
  10. Mad Piper – 3:18
  11. Bagpipesong – 2:57
  12. (Grandfather) Mac Macdoo – 3:07
  13. Outro – 1:36

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References

  1. Under the Kilt at AllMusic
  2. "Tracklist". Discogs .
  3. "Critical Response". Bubblegum Dancer.