Love Reaction

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"Love Reaction"
Single by Divine
from the album The Story So Far
Released 1983
Format Vinyl, 12-inch single
Length 5:31
Label Break Records
Songwriter(s) Bobby Orlando
Producer(s) Bobby Orlando
Divine singles chronology
"Shoot Your Shot"
"Love Reaction"
"Shake It Up"

"Shoot Your Shot"
"Love Reaction"
"Shake It Up"

"Love Reaction" is the third single from the album The Story So Far by Divine. "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.[1]

"Love Reaction" spent a total of 7 weeks on the German Singles Chart and peaked at #55. It spent one week at its peak.[2]

Track listings[edit]

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


Chart (1983) Peak
Dutch Singles Chart[5] 25
German Singles Chart[2] 55
UK Singles Chart[6] 65


  1. ^ Divine - Love Reaction Dutch Charts Online. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  2. ^ a b Divine - Singles (in German). Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  3. ^ Divine - Love Reaction Dutch Single Discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  4. ^ Divine - Love Reaction German Single Discogs. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  5. ^ Divine - Discography Dutch Charts Online. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  6. ^ "Divine". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2010-06-15.

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