Addiction (Skinny Puppy song)

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Single by Skinny Puppy
from the album Cleanse Fold and Manipulate
Released 1987
Format CD, 12"
Recorded 1987
Genre Industrial music
Length 6:01
Label Nettwerk/Capitol/EMI
Writer(s) Kevin Crompton, Dwayne Goettel, Kevin Ogilvie
Producer(s) Dave Ogilvie and cEvin Key
Skinny Puppy singles chronology
"Stairs & Flowers"

"Addiction" is a song by the band Skinny Puppy, taken from their 1987 album Cleanse Fold and Manipulate.[1] It was released on vinyl in 1987 and released on CD in 1991 (Canada) and 1997 (United States).[2] The lyrics of the song quote the 19th century Gothic novel Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Addiction (1st Dose)" 8:26
2. "Addiction (2nd Dose)" 6:01
3. "Deep Down Trauma Hounds (Remix)" 7:35



  • Addition production on track 1 by Greg Reely, with additional engineering by Adrian Sherwood. Edited by Greg Reely.
  • Additional production and engineering on track 2-3 by Adrian Sherwood. Assisted by Steve Spapperi. Edited by Adrian Sherwood.
  • Recorded at Mushroom and Chicago Trax. Mastered by Pete Norman.



  1. ^ Wolanski, Coreen (2002). "Skinny Puppy: Every Dog Has Its Day". Exclaim!. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ Kern, Jay (2010). Skinny Puppy: The Illustrated Discography (Second Edition). Mythos Press. p. 78. 
  3. ^ Charles Maturin (1 January 2010). Melmoth the Wanderer. Publishing. p. 165. ISBN 978-1-4209-3750-3. 

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