Samiksha Jaiswal

Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil

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B-side  Remix
Genre  Pop
Recorded  2004
Length  2:09
Released  December 16, 2004 (2004-12-16)
Format  CD single, CD maxi, digital download

"Das Kleine Krokodil", also known under the title "Schnappi", is the debut single by animated cartoon crocodile, Schnappi, from his first album Schnappi und Seine Freunde. It was released on December 16, 2004. The song is performed by Joy Gruttmann. The song was a huge success in several continental European countries, topping the singles charts in Belgium, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland for several weeks. It was also a top ten hit in Australia and New Zealand.


Cover versions

The song was re-recorded in Dutch by Snappie under the title "Snappie de kleine krokodil", which peaked at #2 in the Netherlands and #5 in Belgium (Flanders).

In Belgium (Wallonia), the song was covered in French by Charlotte, under the title "Schnappi, le petit crocodile", and peaked at #23 in this country.


  • Arranged by Iris Gruttmann, Jochen Wagner
  • Composed by Iris Gruttmann
  • Lyrics by Iris Gruttmann, Rosita Blissenbach
  • Producer by Daniel Scholz, Robert W√§sser, Kay Wittgenstein
  • Vocals by Joy Gruttmann
  • References

    Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil Wikipedia

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