Lola Montez (song)

"Lola Montez" is a song by Danish heavy metal band Volbeat. The song was released as the third single from the band's fifth studio album Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies. The song is about the famous dancer and Countess of Landsfeld, Eliza Rosanna Gilbert, with the lyrics referencing the spider dance and an incident with Henry Seekamp.

"Lola Montez"
Lola Montez (Volbeat).jpg
Single by Volbeat
from the album Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies
Released14 June 2013
Genre
Length
  • 4:28 (album version)
  • 3:57 (radio edit)
LabelRepublic
Songwriter(s)Michael Poulsen
Producer(s)Rob Caggiano, Volbeat, Jacob Hansen
Volbeat singles chronology
"The Hangman's Body Count"
(2013)
"Lola Montez"
(2013)
"The Nameless One"
(2013)

"Lola Montez" is the band's second straight single, and fourth overall, to peak at number one on the Mainstream Rock Songs chart in the United States.[1]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Lola Montez" (radio edit)3:57

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (2013) Peak
position
NLD 84[2]
US Hard Rock 5[3]
US Main. Rock 1[1]
US Rock 35[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Volbeat – Chart History: Mainstream Rock Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 27 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Discografie Volbeat". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Volbeat – Chart History: Hard Rock Digital Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 27 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Volbeat – Chart History: Rock Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 27 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)