INXS – Original Sin

INXS “Original Sin” was a hit single released in 1983 from their 1984 album ‘The Swing’. It was written by Michael Hutchence and Andrew Farriss, and produced by Nile Rodgers. It was also released as a single in the U.S. in December 1983, where it reached No. 58 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1984. In Australia, it reached No. 1 in 1984, and became an international hit during that year.
Singer Daryl Hall sings the chorus along with Hutchence. According to an interview done in Australia, Hall says Nile Rodgers called him up and asked him to sing on the song. Rodgers had produced the song “Adult Education” for Hall and Oates the previous year.