Antisocial (song)

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"Antisocial"
Single by Trust
from the album Répression
Released 1980
Format 10", CD
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 5:11
Label BMG
Writer(s) Bernie Bonvoisin, Norbert Krief
Trust singles chronology
"Fatalité"
(1980)
"Antisocial"
(1980)
"Idéal"
(1983)
"Antisocial"
Single by Anthrax
from the album State of Euphoria
Released 1989
Format 10", CD
Recorded 1988
Genre Thrash metal
Length 5:41
Label Island
Writer(s) Bernie Bonvoisin, Norbert Krief
Producer(s) Anthrax, Mark Dodson
Anthrax singles chronology
"Make Me Laugh"
(1988)
"Antisocial"
(1989)
"Got the Time"
(1990)
State of Euphoria track listing
"Make Me Laugh"
(3)
"Antisocial'"
(4)
"Who Cares Wins"
(5)

"Antisocial" is a song by the French hard rock band Trust, from their album Répression. The song was written by Bernie Bonvoisin and Norbert Krief.

The song is featured in the video game Guitar Hero World Tour and is available as downloadable content to Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.

Anthrax version[edit]

American thrash metal band Anthrax covered the song, using the alternate English lyrics, on their 1988 album State of Euphoria. Their cover of the song also appears on the second disc of their compilation album, Anthrology: No Hit Wonders (1985–1991), along with a version featuring the verses sung in French.

Track Listing (International Version)

  • 1. "Antisocial" (Trust cover)
  • 2. "Parasite" (Kiss cover)
  • 3. "Le Sects" (Trust cover)

Track Listing (Foreign Import)

  • 1. "Antisocial" (Trust cover)
  • 2. "Make Me Laugh"
  • 3. "Antisocial (Live)" (Trust cover)

Notes

  • The artwork for the "Antisocial" single would also later be used for "Penikufesin".
  • The foreign import used unique artwork, different from the international version. It showed the "NOT" Man riding on a skateboard spray-painting "Antisocial" onto the side of a wall.
  • On the international single, the title of the song on the cover artwork was shown as "Anti-Social".

Charts for Anthrax version[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[1] 44

Other versions[edit]

The Finnish metal band Children of Bodom released a cover of the Anthrax version of the song on their 2009 cover album Skeletons in the Closet. The Spanish rock band Los Suaves also included a cover of the Trust song, with lyrics in Spanish, on the album San Francisco Express (1997).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anthrax" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 6 September 2014.

External links[edit]