Shortsharpshock E.P.

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Shortsharpshock EP
EP by Therapy?
Released 8 March 1993
Recorded January 1993 at Black Barn Studios, Surrey, England
Genre Rock / Heavy Metal
Label A&M
Producer Chris Sheldon
Therapy? chronology
Shortsharpshock E.P.
Face the Strange E.P.
(1993)Face the Strange E.P.1993

Shortsharpshock was the first EP released by the band Therapy?. It was released on 8 March 1993 through A&M Records. Its lead track is Screamager, which reached number 9 in the UK Top 40,[1] leading to an appearance on Top of the Pops. It also reached number 2 in the Irish Singles Chart.[2] In Australia, the EP peaked at number 228 on the ARIA singles chart,[3] and it peaked at number 22 on the Swedish singles chart.[4] In September 2000 Screamager placed #86 in Kerrang! magazine's 100 Greatest Riffs Ever feature.

The first three tracks also feature on the Hats Off to the Insane mini-album released in North America and Japan. Screamager features on the 1994 album Troublegum. Accelerator is a re-recording, different from the version on Nurse.

It was released on 7” vinyl, limited edition pink 7” vinyl, 12” vinyl, CD Digipak and Cassette (packaged in a flip-top box styled like a cigarette pack).[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Screamager"  
2. "Auto Surgery"  
3. "Totally Random Man"  
4. "Accelerator"  


Promo video[edit]

  • "Screamager": Directed by Jon Klein