Shortsharpshock E.P.

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Shortsharpshock EP
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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
Teethgrinder
(1992)Teethgrinder1992
Shortsharpshock E.P.
(1993)
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"  

Personnel[edit]

Promo video[edit]

  • "Screamager": Directed by Jon Klein

References[edit]