Chinese Burn (song)

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"Chinese Burn"
Curve-Chinese Burn.jpg
Single by Curve
from the album Come Clean
Released 18 November 1997 (US)
1 December 1997 (UK)
Format CD, 12"
Recorded 1997
Genre Alternative rock, industrial rock
Length 3:57 (only the title song)
43:09 (the whole single, UK version)
48:30 (the whole single, US version)
Label Estupendo/Universal (UK & US), MFS (GER), Estupendo/Universal Music Australia/BMG Music Australia (AUS)
Writer(s) Dean Garcia, Toni Halliday
Producer(s) Steve Osborne, Curve
Curve singles chronology
Pink Girl With the Blues
Chinese Burn
Coming Up Roses
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
NME (positive)[2]

"Chinese Burn" is a 1997 song by the alternative rock band Curve. It was the first single from their third studio album Come Clean, and was released on 18 November 1997 in the US and on 1 December 1997 in the UK.[3]

This song is featured in the 1999 Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode, "Bad Girls", the La Femme Nikita TV show soundtrack, as well as the first theatrical trailer for the film X-Men (2000). It also featured in the wrecking yard fight scene of the 2006 movie Stormbreaker.

Track listing[edit]

UK version[edit]

  1. "Chinese Burn" (Steve Osborne mix) – 3:57
  2. "Chinese Burn" (Paul Van Dyk Forbidden City remix) – 10:38
  3. "Chinese Burn" (Lunatic Calm remix) – 7:35
  4. "Chinese Burn" (Witchman's Eye of the Storm remix) – 6:27
  5. "Chinese Burn" (Headcase Medipac remix) – 6:18
  6. "Robbing Charity" – 5:58
  7. "Come Clean" – 2:16

US version[edit]

  1. "Chinese Burn" (Flood mix) – 4:26
  2. "Chinese Burn" (Paul Van Dyk Forbidden City remix) – 10:38
  3. "Chinese Burn" (Lunatic Calm remix) – 7:35
  4. "Chinese Burn" (Headcase Medipac remix) – 6:18
  5. "Chinese Burn" (Witchman's Eye of the Storm remix) – 6:27
  6. "Chinese Burn" (Steve Osborne mix) – 4:52
  7. "Robbing Charity" – 5:58
  8. "Come Clean" – 2:16


  • Written by Toni Halliday and Dean Garcia
  • Produced by Steve Osborne and Curve and mixed by Steve Osborne (except "Chinese Burn" (Flood mix) produced by Tim Simenon/Steve Osborne/Curve and mixed by Flood/Tim Simenon)
  • "Robbing Charity" and "Come Clean" produced and mixed by Curve



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