Diane (Hüsker Dü song)

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"Diane"
Single by Therapy?
Released November 6, 1995
Genre Rock / Heavy Metal
Label A&M
Writer(s) Grant Hart
Producer(s) Al Clay
Therapy? singles chronology
Loose
(1995)
Diane
(1995)
Church of Noise
(1998)

"Diane" was originally recorded by US band Hüsker Dü for their Metal Circus EP in 1983. The song was written by drummer Grant Hart, and concerns the murder of West St. Paul waitress Diane Edwards by Joseph Ture in 1980.

Northern Irish metal band Therapy? covered the song and released it as a single on November 6, 1995 on A&M Records.[1] The song is featured on the Infernal Love album. The single reached number 26 in the UK Singles Chart,[2] and number 20 in the Irish Singles Chart.[3] The single went Top 10 in many countries in Europe, winning an award for best single from Humo Magazine in Belgium.[4] The single was released on CD, CD Digipack, CD Velvet Digipack, Red 7" Vinyl and Cassette.

Track listing[edit]

7" and CD
No. Title Length
1. "Diane" 4:04
2. "Misery" (Acoustic Version)  
3. "Die Laughing" (Acoustic Version)  
4. "Screamager" (Acoustic Version)  

Tracks 3 & 4 recorded for "Collin's and Maconie's Hit Parade", BBC Radio One.

Velvet Digipak CD and Cassette
No. Title Length
1. "Diane" 4:04
2. "Jude the Obscene" (Acoustic Version)  
3. "Loose" (Acoustic Version)  
4. "30 Seconds" (Acoustic Version)  

Tracks 2, 3 & 4 recorded by Chris Leckie in Zurich, Switzerland, September 1995.

German Double CD Digipak
No. Title Length
1. "Diane" 4:04
2. "Misery" (Acoustic Version)  
3. "Die Laughing" (Acoustic Version)  
4. "Screamager" (Acoustic Version)  
5. "Jude the Obscene" (Acoustic Version)  
6. "Loose" (Acoustic Version)  
7. "30 Seconds" (Acoustic Version)  

Personnel[edit]

Promo Video[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Discography". 
  2. ^ "UK Chart History". Archived from the original on 2007-07-18. 
  3. ^ "Irish Chart History". Archived from the original on 2009-06-03. 
  4. ^ "Therapy? Biography 1995".