Diploid Love

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Diploid Love
Brody Dalle Diploid Love.jpg
Studio album by Brody Dalle
Released April 28, 2014 (2014-04-28) (Digital)
May 19, 2014 (2014-05-19) (Physical)
Length 41:39
Label Caroline Records, Queen Of Hearts
Singles from Diploid Love
  1. "Meet the Foetus/Oh the Joy"
    Released: February 9, 2014
  2. "Parties for Prostitutes"
    Released: March 6, 2014
  3. "Don't Mess With Me"
    Released: March 11, 2014

Diploid Love is the debut solo album by Brody Dalle, former frontwoman of The Distillers and Spinnerette. The digital download was released on April 28, 2014 in the United States and April 29 in Canada, followed by the CD and vinyl record set on May 19.[2] The lead single, "Meet the Foetus/Oh the Joy", was streamed for free on Soundcloud on February 9[1] before being released to iTunes on February 17.[3]

The album features collaborations from Garbage's Shirley Manson, The Strokes' Nick Valensi, Michael Shuman of Queens of the Stone Age and Emily Kokal of Warpaint.[2]


Diploid Love has received mostly positive reviews, with NME rating it 7 out of 10 while Rolling Stone rated it four out five stars.[4]

The album debuted at #33 on the UK Top 100 charts and #7 on the Heatseakers Album chart in the U.S. It also debuted and peaked at #89 on the Australian Albums Chart[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Brody Dalle.

No. Title Length
1. "Rat Race" 3:38
2. "Underworld" 5:19
3. "Don't Mess With Me" 3:39
4. "Dressed In Dreams" 4:47
5. "Carry On" 4:21
6. "Meet The Foetus/Oh The Joy (Feat. Shirley Manson)" 5:03
7. "I Don't Need Your Love" 6:01
8. "Blood In Gutters" 4:18
9. "Parties For Prostitutes" 4:33



  1. ^ a b "Brody Dalle reveals new single, 'Meet The Foetus'". Gigwise. February 11, 2014. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Brody Dalle announces release of solo album 'Diploid Love'". NME. February 18, 2014. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Meet the Foetus / Oh the Joy - Single". iTunes. February 17, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Brody Dalle - Diploid Love". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  5. ^ [1] ARIA Report 1262, Pandora Archive