Sunday, May 27, 2012

Austria - Woki Mit Deim Popo - Trackshittaz

18 - 8 pts in semi 1

Austria was represented in Baku by Trackshittaz who were shaking their nicely shaped backsides to Woki Mit Deim Popo (liberally translated as Shake Your Booty).
Trackshittaz are Lukas Plöchl a.k.a. G-Neila and Manuel Hoffelner a.k.a. Manix and they wrote the song themselves.
The song is performed in Mühlviertel Mundart (regional language, see below).
Watch and listen at the 'Shittaz Youtube

A cdsingle with original and German version is released in Austria Germany on March 12 (Sony/Ariola 886919755022)
Sleeve insert also has the lyrics of the original version.

Woki is also available on the 'Shittaz latest album Zruck Zu De Ruabm (Sony Music Austria).
The German version Wackl Mit Dem Popo can be found on the album Traktorgängstapartyrap which is a collection of tracks from their three albums, several re-recorded in German. (out on Februari 27, Ariola 88691929542, Germany)
It also includes the German version of Oida taunz (see below)

The Popo remix contest
After Belarus, Russia and Croatia now Austria have their own remix contest. You can make your own bootyshakin'version of Woki Mit Deim Popo. The five best mixes will be released on a digital EP.
Here at the 'Shittaz homepage you can find all the details and download the necesary soundfiles.
Details can also be found at Trackshittaz Soundcloud, where the 15 best mixes will be uploaded for evryone to hear.
Update: 5 remixes are available on Amazon and other sources.

Woki Mit Deim Popo - original version ♫
- on CD Zruck Zu De Ruabm (Sony) and cdsingle
Wackl Mit Dem Popo - German version
- on CD Traktorgängstapartyrap (Ariola 88691929542) and cdsingle
Woki Mit Deim Popo - Instrumental
- source unknown
Woki Mit Deim Popo - JKbeats remix
Woki Mit Deim Popo - Chris Armada Ft. Naamio
Woki Mit Deim Popo - DJ Breite
Woki Mit Deim Popo - DJ Dany D
Woki Mit Deim Popo - NuszbaumR
- above five remixes are digital releases
Woki Mit Deim Popo - Mix bits
- the audio files available for the Remix Contest include vocal and instrumental base tracks. Several versions (like so called solo versions) are home made with this kit and are not officially released versions

Woki Mit Deim Popo already entered the Austrian charts before the National Final at #38.
Chart run: 38, 36, 2, 5, 9, 15, 21, 31, 36, 51, 49, 60, 53, 57, 29, 46, 70, -

A coverversion was recorded by Die Dorfer, self proclaimed Schärfste Showband of Austria.
Their album is also titled Woki Mit Deim Popo and is released on MCP records

Baku Collection Frontpage

Austria and the 'Mundart'*
The Popo song is the 4th entry for Austria presented in a regional language/dialect.

Here's the list of regional language entries:
1971 - Musik by Marianne Mendt (16th place)
This entry was sung in Viennese, of course the German variant as spoken in Vienna.
1996 - Weil's Dr Guat Got by George Nussbaumer (11th)
Sung in Volarlberger dialekt. Vorarlberg is the western tip of Austria bordering on Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland
2003 - Weil Der Mensch Zählt by Alf Poier (6th)
Poier sang his entry in a mix of German and Steiermarkish. Steiermark (Styria) is a large region in the south of Austria, bordering Slovenia.
2012 - Woki Mit Deim Popo - Trackshittaz
Performed in Mühlviertel Mundart. Das Mühlviertel is a region in the north east of Upperaustria on the north west, bordering the Czech Republic.

*The word Mundart (lit: way of the mouth) is used for regional languages / dialects.

Oida Taunz
Trackshittaz entered the Austrian 2011 selection with their debut hit and #1 single Oida Taunz, but they ended 2nd behind Nadine Beiler in the race for the Düsseldorf ticket. Oida Taunz entered the Austrian charts at #1 in November 2010 and stayed 27 weeks on the list (incl. 2 re-entries).
Trackshittaz are credited for having the first #1 hit for an Austrian rap act and the first #1 hit for a download only single. (both for Oida Taunz). Oida Taunz was finally released as a cdsingle in Germany in januari 2012 with both the original and German versions included.

You can still listen to the ten songs from the Austrian national final Österreich Rockt Den Song Contest here at ORF / OE3

links and sources
Trackshittaz Website
ORF / OE3 Eurovision pages

Last years Austrian entry:
2011 - Nadine Beiler

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