Instinct (song)

song by Crowded House

"Instinct" is a 1996 song by Crowded House. It was taken from their 1996 greatest hits album Recurring Dream. It went to number 7 in Scotland, number 12 in the United Kingdom, number 17 in New Zealand, number 68 in the United States and number 90 in Australia. It did not chart in the United States.

Single by Crowded House
from the album Recurring Dream
Released10 June 1996 (1996-06-10)[1]
Songwriter(s)Neil Finn
Producer(s)Mitchell Froom, Neil Finn, Tchad Blake
Crowded House singles chronology
"Everything Is Good for You"
"Not the Girl You Think You Are"

Track listings change

"Instinct" was released as a two CD set available separately. Disc one in a double case; disc two in a sleeve ready to insert the disc into the case with disc one. "Recurring Dream" originally from the film Tequila Sunrise and later released on Crowded House rarities album Afterglow. "In the Lowlands" originally from Temple of Low Men. "Chocolate Cake" features The Beatles song "Rocky Raccoon" as its intro. All songs written by Neil Finn unless otherwise indicated.

UK CD1[2]

  1. "Instinct"
  2. "Recurring Dream" (Remix from Tequila Sunrise soundtrack) (Craig Hooper, Neil Finn, Nick Seymour, Paul Hester)
  3. "Weather with You" (N. Finn, Tim Finn) (live[3])
  4. "Chocolate Cake" ("Rocky Raccoon": John Lennon, Paul McCartney; "Chocolate Cake": N. Finn, T. Finn) (live[3])

UK CD2[4]

  1. "Instinct" (alternative mix)
  2. "World Where You Live" (live[3])
  3. "In the Lowlands" (live[5])
  4. "Into Temptation" (live[6])

References change

  1. "New Releases: Singles" (PDF). Music Week. 8 June 1996. p. 35. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  2. Instinct (UK CD1 liner notes). Crowded House. Capitol Records. 1996. CDCLS 774, 7243 8 82962 2 9.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Recorded live at Civic Theater, Newcastle, Australia, 20 March 1992.
  4. Instinct (UK CD2 liner notes). Crowded House. Capitol Records. 1996. CDCL 774, 7243 8 82963 2 8.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  5. Recorded live at Los Angeles, 6 April 1989.
  6. Recorded live at Sheffield, 21 June 1992.