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This song contains a spacey, twilight zonish instrumental break dominated by strings and brass, with the sound of someone, presumably a street drug dealer, saying "acid" repeatedly. When commercial US radio stations got wise to this, they played only the edited version of the song, going straight from the second chorus to the "love, love, love" lead-in to the song's final fadeout, with no instrumental break and no guy saying "acid." (thanks, mac - evanston, IL)
Jim Holvey, who was a friend of the band, wrote this song. Holvey played in another band in the Chicago area at the time, but broke out as a songwriter when he composed The Buckingham's first hit, Kind of a Drag
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
The Garbage drummer/songwriter produced the Nirvana album Nevermind
, and Smashing Pumpkins' Gish
and Siamese Dream
Only Madonna, Beyoncé, Janet Jackson and Rihanna have more #1 Dance hits than Kristine.