Love Reaction

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"Love Reaction"
Single by Divine
from the album The Story So Far
Released1983
FormatVinyl, 12-inch single
Length5:31
LabelBreak Records
Songwriter(s)Bobby Orlando
Producer(s)Bobby Orlando
Divine singles chronology
"Shoot Your Shot"
(1982)
"Love Reaction"
(1983)
"Shake It Up"
(1983)

"Love Reaction" is a single by American performance artist Divine, released in 1983. The song was later reissued on the 1984 compilation album The Story So Far.[1]

"Love Reaction" was recorded twice upon the suggestion of Divine's Dutch record company, the second version modeled after New Order's successful "Blue Monday" single. A suit was threatened against Bobby Orlando for audio plagiarism, but never materialized.

Chart performance[edit]

"Love Reaction" became Divine's third single to chart on the Dutch Singles Chart. It debuted at #35 before climbing to and peaking at #25 in its second week. The song spent a total of 4 weeks on the chart.[2]

"Love Reaction" spent a total of 7 weeks on the German Singles Chart and peaked at #55. It spent one week at its peak.[3]

Track listings[edit]

  • Dutch Vinyl, 12-inch single[4]
  1. "Love Reaction" - 5:31
  2. "Love Reaction (Radio Version)" - 3:20
  3. "Love Reaction (Instrumental)" - 5:00
  • German Vinyl, 12-inch single[5]
  1. "Love Reaction (Album Version)" - 5:34
  2. "Love Reaction (Special Maxi Version)" - 6:58
  3. "Love Reaction (Instrumental Version)" - 4:04

Charts[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
Position
Dutch Singles Chart[6] 25
German Singles Chart[3] 55
UK Singles Chart[7] 65

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.discogs.com/Divine-The-Story-So-Far/master/80033
  2. ^ Divine - Love Reaction Dutch Charts Online. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  3. ^ a b Divine - Singles Musicline.de ‹See Tfd›(in German). Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  4. ^ Divine - Love Reaction Dutch Single Discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  5. ^ Divine - Love Reaction German Single Discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  6. ^ Divine - Discography Dutch Charts Online. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  7. ^ "Divine". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2010-06-15.

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