La Femme Accident

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"La Femme Accident"
Single by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
from the album Crush
B-side "Firegun"
Released 12 October 1985
Format 7" single, 12" single
Recorded The Manor, 1984
Genre New wave
Length 2:50
Label Virgin Records
Writer(s) Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys
Producer(s) Stephen Hague, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark singles chronology
"La Femme Accident"
"If You Leave"

"La Femme Accident" is a song by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark released as the third and final single from their 1985 album Crush. Like two of their previous singles, it references Joan of Arc. Unlike those two singles, it was not a substantial hit, peaking at number 42 in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

7": Virgin / VS 811 (UK)[edit]

  1. "La Femme Accident" – 2:50
  2. "Firegun"

12": Virgin / VSD 811-12 (UK)[edit]

  1. "La Femme Accident" (7" version) – 2:50
  2. "Firegun"
  3. "La Femme Accident" (12" version) – 6:15
  4. "Locomotion" (live)
  5. "Enola Gay"

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
UK Singles Chart 42