Shortsharpshock E.P.

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For the phrase, see Short, sharp shock.
Shortsharpshock EP
EP by Therapy?
Released 8 March 1993
Recorded January 1993 at Black Barn Studios, Surrey, England
Genre Rock / Heavy Metal
Label A&M
Producer Chris Sheldon
Therapy? chronology
"Teethgrinder"
(1992)
"Shortsharpshock E.P."
(1993)
"Face the Strange E.P."
(1993)

Shortsharpshock was the first EP released by the band Therapy?. It was released on 8 March 1993 through A&M Records. Its lead track is Screamager, which reached number 9 in the UK Top 40,[1] leading to an appearance on Top of the Pops. It also reached number 2 in the Irish Singles Chart.[2] In September 2000 Screamager placed #86 in Kerrang! magazine's 100 Greatest Riffs Ever feature.

The first three tracks also feature on the Hats Off to the Insane mini-album released in North America and Japan. Screamager features on the 1994 album Troublegum. Accelerator is a re-recording, different from the version on Nurse.

It was released on 7” vinyl, limited edition pink 7” vinyl, 12” vinyl, CD Digipak and Cassette.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Screamager"    
2. "Auto Surgery"    
3. "Totally Random Man"    
4. "Accelerator"    

Personnel[edit]

Promo Video[edit]

  • "Screamager": Directed by Jon Klein

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