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Encyclopedia > Shoots and Ladders
"Shoots and Ladders"
"Shoots and Ladders" cover
Single by KoЯn
Released 1995 (US)
Promo only
Format 10",CD5"
Recorded 1994
Genre Nu Metal
Length 5:22
Label Epic Records
Producer(s) Ross Robinson
Chart positions
KoЯn singles chronology
Blind
(1995)
"Shoots and Ladders"
(1995)
Clown
(1995)

"Shoots and Ladders" is the second single by American nu-metal band Korn. It appears on their self-titled debut album. A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Korn logo KoЯn. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... A CD (Compact Disc), is an optical disc used to store digital data, originally developed for storing digital audio. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Nu metal (also called aggro metal, or nü metal using the traditional heavy metal umlaut) is a musical genre that has origins in the mid 1990s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Epic Records is an American record label, and subsidiary of Sony BMG. // Epic was launched originally as a jazz and classical music label in 1953 by CBS. Its bright-yellow, black and blue logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes . ... Ross Robinson Ross Robinson is a music producer for acts such as Korn, Machine Head, Slipknot, Glassjaw, Sepultura, Cold, Limp Bizkit, Vanilla Ice, and others. ... A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... Korn logo KoЯn. ... Blind is the first single by American nu-metal band Korn. ... Clown is the Korns third single on their album, Korn. ... Nu metal (also called new metal, aggro metal, neo metal or nü metal using the traditional heavy metal umlaut) is a musical genre that has origins in the mid 1990s. ... Korn (sometimes typeset as KoЯn to fit their logo) is a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California. ... Korn is the self-titled debut album by Korn, released on October 11, 1994 through Immortal/Epic Records. ...


The title is a mockery of American children game Chutes and Ladders (In the UK also called Snakes and Ladders), and the song lyrics mostly consists of nursery rhymes. It's the first Korn song that featured bagpipes, it is generally soft song with gentle intro played on mentioned bagpipes, but later it comes to its crescendo when heavy bridge appears and incorporates Patton-esque scat. Chutes and Ladders is a board game produced by Milton Bradley (which was purchased by the games current distributor Hasbro) and mainly distributed in the United States of America. ... Snakes and Ladders is a classic childrens board game played between 2 or more players on a playing board with numbered grid squares. ... A piper playing the Great Highland Bagpipe. ... Mike Patton (born Michael Allan Patton, January 27, 1968, in Eureka, California) is an American musician. ...


Success

The song was nominated for Grammy Award of 1997 in Best Metal Performance category. The live performance has also become constant part of Korn set-list since the very beginning to present day. Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music... The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance has been awarded since 1990. ...


Jonathan Davis comments on meaning

"It was written because all these little kids sing these nursery rhymes and they don't know what they originally meant. Everyone is so happy when singing but 'London Bridge' is about the Black Plague. All of them have these evil stories behind them." "The lyrics are all from nursery rhymes, and a lot of nursery rhymes go back to the Middle Ages. They're actually pretty twisted if you know the stories behind them, like about Black Death and stuff."


External links

  • Lyrics
KoЯn
Jonathan Davis | James "Munky" Shaffer | Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu | David Silveria
Former Members: Brian "Head" Welch
Korn discography
Albums and extended plays: Korn | Life Is Peachy | Follow the Leader | Issues | Untouchables | Take a Look in the Mirror | Greatest Hits, Volume 1 | See You on the Other Side | Live And Rare
Videography: Who Then Now? | Family Values Tour 1998 | Deuce | Korn Live | Live On The Other Side
Singles: Blind | Shoots and Ladders | Clown | Need To | No Place To Hide | A.D.I.D.A.S. | Good God | All In The Family | Got The Life | Freak on a Leash | Children of the Korn | B.B.K. | Falling Away From Me | Make Me Bad | Somebody Someone | Here to Stay | Thoughtless | Alone I Break | Did My Time | Right Now | Y'All Want a Single | Everything I've Known | Word Up! | Another Brick in the Wall | Twisted Transistor | Coming Undone | Politics
Related content
Family Values Tour | Korn's Groovy Pirate Ghost Mystery | Korn (awards and nominations)
Categories: Korn | Korn albums | Korn songs
Korn (sometimes typeset as KoЯn to fit their logo) is a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California. ... Jonathan Houseman Davis (born January 18, 1971) is the vocalist for the multiplatinum nu-metal band, Korn. ... James Munky Shaffer James Christian Munky Shaffer (born June 6, 1970 in Rosedale, California) is rock band Korns guitarist. ... Reginald Fieldy Arvizu Reginald Fieldy Arvizu (born November 2, 1969 in Bakersfield, California) is the bass player for the band KoЯn. ... This section does not cite its references or sources. ... Brian Welch (born June 19, 1970 in Torrance, California), better known by his nickname, Head, is a former member of the band KoЯn, an influential group in the rise of the nu metal movement. ... This is a discography for the band Korn. ... Korn is the self-titled debut album by Korn, released on October 11, 1994 through Immortal/Epic Records. ... Life Is Peachy is Korns second album. ... Follow the Leader is KoЯns third album and a departure from their first two albums. ... Issues is the fourth album by the band KoЯn. ... Untouchables is the fifth album by nu-metal band KoЯn. ... Take a Look in the Mirror (2003) is the sixth album by the band Korn. ... Greatest Hits Vol. ... See You on the Other Side is the seventh studio album by KoЯn. ... Korns new live album featuring some old tracks and some rare ones. ... Who Then Now? was released on VHS on March 18, 1997. ... Family Values Tour 1998 was a music tour headlined by Korn. ... In 2004 KoRn released their greatest hits volume 1. ... Live On The Other Side is Korns second live DVD release. ... Blind is the first single by American nu-metal band Korn. ... Shoots and Ladders is the second single by American nu-metal band Korn. ... Clown is the Korns third single on their album, Korn. ... Need To is a Korn song that was realeased as a single. ... No Place To Hide is the first single by nu-metal band Korn from their sophomore album, Life Is Peachy. ... Adidas Stabil and a box Adidas is a German sports apparel corporation. ... Good God is a song by nu-metal band Korn from their second album, Life Is Peachy. ... All in the Family is a song by band Korn and a teaser single from their 3rd album Follow the Leader. ... Got The Life is a song and the lead single by Alternative Metal/Nu Metal band KoRn from their third album, Follow the Leader. ... Freak on a Leash is the most famous of all of Korns singles. ... Children of the Korn is a song by Rapper Ice Cube and Alternative Metal/Nu Metal band KoRn. ... B.B.K is a song by Nu Metal/Alternative Metal band KoRn. ... Falling Away From Me is a song by heavy metal band Korn. ... Make me Bad is a song by Nu Metal/Alternative Metal band KoRn and the second single from their 4th album, Issues. ... Somebody Someone is a song by Nu Metal/Alternative Metal band Korn. ... Here to Stay is a song by Korn that appears on the bands fifth studio album Untouchables as an album opener (its cover was also released in red). ... This article is being considered for deletion for the second time in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Alone I Break is a song by Nu-Metal band Korn and the third single from their album, Untouchables. ... Did My Time is a song by Nu-Metal band Korn and the first single from their album, Take a Look in the Mirror, it was also promoting single for the movie Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life. ... Right Now is a song by Nu Metal/Alternative Metal band Korn, and the second single from Take a Look in the Mirror album. ... YAll Want a Single is a song by Nu Metal/Alternative Metal band KoRn, and the third single from their self-produced album, Take a Look in the Mirror. ... Everything Ive Known is a song by Nu Metal/Alternative Metal band Korn, and the fourth single from their 6th album, Take a Look in the Mirror. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Word Up! (song). ... Its a cover song featured on KoRns Greatest Hits, vol. ... Twisted Transistor is the opening track to the seventh studio album by the nu metal band KoЯn, See You on the Other Side. ... Coming Undone is a song by KoЯn and is featured on their seventh album, See You On the Other Side. ... Politics is the 3rd single from nu metal band Korns 7th studio album See You on the Other Side. ... The Family Values Tour was created by the band Korn in 1998 to be an annual Hard Rock/Metal tour. ... Korns Groovy Pirate Ghost Mystery is episode 312 of Comedy Centrals animated series South Park. ... Over the years, Korn have won and been nominated for numerous awards and polls. ...

 
 

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