Sound of Speed

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This article is about the 1993 EP. For the 1993 compilation album, see The Sound of Speed.
Sound of Speed
EP by The Jesus and Mary Chain
Released July 1993
Genre Alternative rock
Label Blanco y Negro
Producer William Reid, Jim Reid
The Jesus and Mary Chain EP chronology
The Peel Sessions
Sound of Speed

Sound of Speed is an extended play (EP) by the Scottish rock band The Jesus & Mary Chain, released in 1993. The EP was released by Blanco y Negro Records on 7-inch vinyl, 10-inch vinyl, cassette single and CD single. It reached number 30 on the UK Singles Chart.[1] William Reid and Jim Reid were the producers for all the tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by William Reid and Jim Reid except where noted.

7" (NEG66) and 10" (NEG66TE) and CD (NEG66CD)
  1. "Snakedriver" – 3:39
  2. "Something I Can't Have" – 3:01
  3. "Write Record Release Blues" – 2:56
  4. "Little Red Rooster" (Willie Dixon) – 3:26
  • All four tracks are on both sides of the cassette single version.


The Jesus and Mary Chain[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]


  1. ^ "Sound of Speed (EP)". Chart Stats. Retrieved on 9 December 2008.