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Last Updated: Wednesday July 13 2005 15:05 GMT

Croc song is number one in Europe

Joy Gruttmann and Schnappi
If you managed to escape the Crazy Frog, chances are you won't be able to avoid nine-year old Joy Gruttmann's single.

Her German song "Schni-Schna-Schnappi" or "Snappy The Little Crocodile," is number one in seven countries.

Over one million copies have been sold and 500,000 ringtones have been downloaded.

Joy recorded the song when she was four-years old and her parents posted it on the internet as a joke.

She is the youngest person in Europe to get to number one.

Joy's aunt, Iris, wrote the track which was originally meant for a TV show.

She insists that Joy came up with the tune and words for the song, which is about a crocodile who is teething.

It is due to be released in the UK on 22 August.

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