Weak (Skunk Anansie song)

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"Weak"
Single by Skunk Anansie
from the album Paranoid and Sunburnt
B-side "Tour Hymn"
Released January 1996
Format CD, Cassette, Vinyl Record
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:33
Label One Little Indian (UK)
Writer(s) Skin, C. Lewis, Ace and R. France
Producer(s) Sylvia Massy, Skunk Anansie
Skunk Anansie singles chronology
"Charity"
(1995)
"Weak"
(1996)
"All I Want"
(1996)

"Weak" is a song by Skunk Anansie, released as their fourth single. It was the last release to be taken from their debut album Paranoid and Sunburnt. The song is one of Skunk Anansie's well known releases, and often a favourite at festivals. Skin performs a slower, more ballad-like version at many of her solo gigs. The song has also been covered by Rod Stewart on his 1998 album "When We Were the New Boys".

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by duo Hammer & Tongs. It is filmed primarily (with cutaways to third party views) from the point of view of a collapsed cameraman in what appears to be an airport hanger. The cameraman collapses behind a car which then drives off to show the lead singer and the band forming to perform for the offset camera. The recording is interrupted by a little boy who, after being pulled out of the way of the camera abruptly, decides to run off with it and the band gives chase after him.

Tracklisting[edit]

CD single - CD1[edit]

# Title Length
1. "Weak" 3:33
2. "Selling Jesus" 3:44
3. "Tour Hymn" 3:18

CD single - CD2[edit]

# Title Length
1. "Weak (Ackee And Saltfish Mix)" 3:56
2. "Charity (Clit Pop Mix)" 4:34
3. "100 Ways To Be A Good Girl (Anti Matter Mix)" 4:32
4. "Rise Up (Bonhamoon Mix)" 5:00

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