Generation Sex

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"Generation Sex"
Single by The Divine Comedy
from the album Fin de Siècle
B-side Postcard To Rosie, London Irish, Time Lapse, Chasing Sheep Is Best Left To Shepherds, Little Acts Of Kindness
Released 1998
Format 7", CD
Genre BritPop
Length 3:31
Label Setanta
Writer(s) Neil Hannon
Producer(s) Jon Jacobs
The Divine Comedy singles chronology
"I've Been to a Marvellous Party"
"Generation Sex"
"The Certainty of Chance"

"Generation Sex" is a song by The Divine Comedy. It was the first single from the album Fin de Siècle and features narration by presenter and columnist Katie Puckrik. It reached number nineteen on the UK Singles Chart.

The B-sides "Time Lapse" and "Chasing Sheep Is Best Left to Shepherds" are cover versions of music written by composer Michael Nyman for Peter Greenaway films. "Time Lapse" comes from A Zed & Two Noughts while "Chasing Sheep..." is from The Draughtsman's Contract.

Track listing[edit]

  • 7" (SET050)
  1. Generation Sex
  2. Postcard To Rosie
  • CD1 (SETCDA050)
  1. Generation Sex
  2. London Irish
  3. Time Lapse
  • CD2 (SETCDB050)
  1. Generation Sex
  2. Chasing Sheep Is Best Left To Shepherds
  3. Little Acts Of Kindness
  • CD (French Promo) (SA4428)
  1. Generation Sex


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