Chemicrazy

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Chemicrazy
Studio album by That Petrol Emotion
Released April, 1990
Genre Alternative rock
Length 44:32
Label Virgin
Producer Scott Litt
That Petrol Emotion chronology
End Of The Millennium Psychosis Blues
(1988)
Chemicrazy
(1990)
Fireproof
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Chemicrazy is the fourth album by Irish alternative rockers That Petrol Emotion. The album was released in April 1990.

Four singles were taken from the album: "Abandon", "Hey Venus", "Sensitize" and "Tingle". Chemicrazy reached number 1 in the UK indie charts. It was produced by Scott Litt of R.E.M., Incubus and Nirvana fame.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Written by Length
1. "Hey Venus"   Ciaran McLaughlin 3:18
2. "Blue to Black"   Ciaran McLaughlin 3:47
3. "Mess of Words"   Ciaran McLaughlin 3:36
4. "Sensitize"   Ciaran McLaughlin 4:05
5. "Another Day"   Damian O'Neill 3:51
6. "Gnaw Mark"   Damian O'Neill 4:13
Side two
No. Title Written by Length
1. "Scum Surfin'"   Ciaran McLaughlin 4:31
2. "Compulsion"   Damian O'Neill 2:22
3. "Tingle"   Reámann O'Gormain 3:30
4. "Head Staggered"   Ciaran McLaughlin 4:01
5. "Abandon"   Reámann O'Gormain 4:00
6. "Sweet Shiver Burn"   Reámann O'Gormain, Ciaran McLaughlin 3:25

Personnel[edit]

  • Steve Mack – Singer, Booklet Design, Execution
  • Reámann O'Gormain – Guitar player
  • Damian O'Neill – Guitar player
  • John Marchini – Bass player
  • Ciaran McLaughlin – Drummer


  • Scott Litt – Producer, Engineer
  • David Russo – Programming, Production Assistant, Piano on "Tingle", Background vocal on "Sensitize"
  • Hahn Rowe – Violin on "Abandon", "Head Staggered", "Sweet Shiver Burn"
  • Joan Jones – Trumpet on "Tingle"
  • Steve Deutsch – Fretless Bass on "Sweet Shiver Burn", Help
  • Clif Norrell – Engineer
  • Clif Birgden – Help
  • Stephen Marcussen – Mastering
  • Gary Panter – Cover Painting
  • Charles Peterson – Photography
  • Andy Ferguson – Management
  • Nancy Phillips – Management

References[edit]