Disappear (INXS song)

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Disappear INXS.jpg
Single by INXS
from the album X
Released 8 December 1990
Format 7", CD single
Recorded 1990
Genre Alternative rock, pop, new wave
Length 4:10
Writer(s) Michael Hutchence, Jon Farriss
Producer(s) Chris Thomas
INXS singles chronology
"Suicide Blonde"
"By My Side"

"Disappear" is a single by INXS, the second single taken from their album X. It peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the band's seventh and last top 10 single. It was a lesser hit in the UK Singles Chart, peaking at #21.

The song was written by Jon Farriss and Michael Hutchence while they were living together in Hong Kong in 1989.


The B-sides were a Coldcut remix of their 1985 hit "What You Need" and a solo composition, "Middle Beast", written and performed by bassist Garry Beers.

Track listing[edit]

  • Dutch 7"
  1. "Disappear" (single version)
  2. "Middle Beast"
  • UK CDS
  1. "Disappear" (LP Version)
  2. "Disappear" Extended 12" Mix
  3. "What You Need" (Coldcut 'Force' Mix)
  • Australian MAXI CD
  1. "Disappear" (LP Version)
  2. "Disappear" Extended 12" Mix
  3. "Middle Beast"
  4. "What You Need" (Coldcut 'Force' Mix)



  1. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1991". Retrieved 2009-09-15.