Dyna-mite

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"Dyna-mite"
Single by Mud
B-side "Do It All Over Again"
Released October 1973
Format 7"
Recorded 1973
Genre Glam rock[1]
Length 2:57
Label RAK
Writer(s) Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
Producer(s) Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn
Mud singles chronology
"Hypnosis"
(1973)
"Dyna-Mite"
(1973)
"Tiger Feet"
(1974)

"Dyna-mite" is a 1973 single, written by the songwriting team of Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn. It was originally rejected by The Sweet and later inherited by the English glam rock band Mud.[2] Chapman and Chinn produced the song as well.

Chart performance[edit]

The song was a "catchy rocker" that became a top five hit in the UK Singles Chart reaching number four.[3] It topped the charts in the Netherlands in 1974.[4]

Other information[edit]

The single was released on both 7" and vinyl record formats by the RAK music label. The single had a B-side titled "Do It All Over Again".[5]

In Australia, the single was released as "DYNAMITE" by RAK Records. It did not have the hyphenation in the title.

The song is featured in the soundtrack of the 2013 film Rush.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Savage, Jon (1 February 2013). "The 20 best glam-rock songs of all time". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Allmusic.com Retrieved May 2009
  3. ^ ,in October 1974Allmusic.com Retrieved May 2009
  4. ^ Australian-charts.com Retrieved May 2009
  5. ^ Discogs.com Retrieved May 2009
  6. ^ Jagernauth, Kevin (2013-08-28). "Watch: New Clip From 'Rush' Plus Details On The Soundtrack Which Includes David Bowie, Thin Lizzy & Hans Zimmer". IndieWire. Retrieved 2013-09-22.