Slang (Def Leppard song)

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Single by Def Leppard
from the album Slang
B-side Animal (acoustic) (UK)
Ziggy Stardust (acoustic) (UK)
Pour Some Sugar On Me (acoustic) (UK)
Released May 1996 (UK)
Format CD Single
Recorded 1995
Genre Post-grunge, funk rock, hard rock
Length 2:37
Label Bludgeon Riffola/Mercury
Writer(s) Joe Elliott, Phil Collen, Vivian Campbell, Rick Savage
Producer(s) Def Leppard
Pete Woodruffe
Def Leppard singles chronology
"When Love & Hate Collide" (1995) "Slang"
"Work It Out"

"Slang"[1] is a 1996 song by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their gold album Slang. It reached #17 on the UK Singles Chart.

The single cover features the Def Leppard logo (the 1995 variation) but Slang did not feature the logo in any variation.


The music video was directed by Nigel Dick.[2] Recorded on Occidental Studios, Los Angeles in April 1996. The video was released in May 1996.

An additional "Director's Cut" video was released in October 2004, included on the Best of the Videos DVD.

Track listing[edit]

Mexican single[edit]

  1. "Slang"
  2. "Animal" (Acoustic)
  3. "Ziggy StarDust" (Acoustic)
  4. "Pour Some Sugar on Me" (Acoustic)

Souvenir Pack[edit]

  1. "Slang"
  2. "Can't Keep Away from the Flame"
  3. "When Love & Hate Collide (Strings & Piano only version)"


  1. ^ Def Leppard Web Site - Discography
  2. ^ Nigel Dick Videography - Music Video Database - The Base Of Music Videos

External links[edit]