Disappear (INXS song)

"Disappear" is a single by INXS, the second single taken from their album X. It peaked at number eight on the US Billboard Hot 100 in February 1991, becoming the band's seventh and last top 10 single. In Canada the song reached number one for two weeks, while in Poland it topped the LP3 chart for four weeks. It was a lesser hit on the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number 21 in December 1990 soon after its release.

"Disappear"
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Single by INXS
from the album X
Released8 December 1990
Format7", CD single
Recorded1990
GenreAlternative rock, pop, new wave
Length4:10
LabelAtlantic, Mercury
Songwriter(s)Michael Hutchence, Jon Farriss
Producer(s)Chris Thomas
INXS singles chronology
"Suicide Blonde"
(1990)
"Disappear"
(1990)
"By My Side"
(1991)

The song was written by Jon Farriss and Michael Hutchence while they were living together in Hong Kong in 1989.

At the APRA Music Awards of 1992 the song won Most Performed Australian Work Overseas.[1]

B-sidesEdit

The B-sides were a Coldcut remix of their 1985 hit "What You Need" and a solo composition called "Middle Beast", which was written and performed by bassist Garry Beers.

Track listingEdit

Dutch 7"

  1. "Disappear" (single version)
  2. "Middle Beast"

UK CDS

  1. "Disappear" (LP Version)
  2. "Disappear" Extended 12" Mix
  3. "What You Need" (Coldcut 'Force' Mix)

Australian MAXI CD

  1. "Disappear" (LP Version)
  2. "Disappear" Extended 12" Mix
  3. "Middle Beast"
  4. "What You Need" (Coldcut 'Force' Mix)

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 1442." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 8 no. 3. 19 January 1991. p. 39. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
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  8. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Disappear". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
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  12. ^ "Notowanie nr467" (in Polish). LP3. 1 February 1991. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  13. ^ "Top 10 Sales in Europe" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 8 no. 10. 9 March 1991. p. 42. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – INXS – Disappear". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  15. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  16. ^ "INXS Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  17. ^ "INXS Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  18. ^ "INXS Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  19. ^ "CASH BOX Top 100 Singles – Week ending February 16, 1991". Archived from the original on 15 September 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2018.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)Cash Box magazine.
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  21. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1991". Archived from the original on 7 July 2009. Retrieved 15 September 2009.