A New Day (song)

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"A New Day"
Single by Killing Joke
A-side "A New Day (Dub Mix)"
B-side "A New Day"
Released July, 1984 (July, 1984)
Format 12" single, 7" single
Genre Post-punk, new wave
Length 8:28
Label E'G Records
Writer(s) Jaz Coleman
Kevin "Geordie" Walker
Paul Raven
Paul Ferguson
Chris Kimsey
Producer(s) Killing Joke
Chris Kimsey
Killing Joke singles chronology
"A New Day"
"Love Like Blood"
7" B-Side
A New Day Side B Inner Sleeve

"A New Day" is a non-album single by Killing Joke. It was released in July, 1984, under E'G Records as a 12" and 7" single. This is the first non-album single by Killing Joke to produce a music video. The 12" single featured a dub mix of "A New Day" as an A-side, and "A New Day" was a B-Side. The 7" single featured a shorter version of "A New Day" as an A-Side and "Dance Day" was a B-Side. A completely different version of "A New Day", which was not a mix, later appeared on the 2008 reissue of Killing Joke's fifth studio album, Night Time. The single reached number fifty-one in the UK Singles Chart.[1][2]

Track listings[edit]

7" vinyl single[edit]

Side A
  1. "A New Day" – 03:45
Side B
  1. "Dance Day" – 03:40

12" vinyl single[edit]

Side A
  1. "A New Day (Dub Mix)" – 04:20
Side B
  1. "A New Day" – 04:08


Year Chart Peak
1984 UK Singles Chart[1] 56


  1. ^ a b Chart Stats - Killing Joke. chartstats.com. Retrieved on 2010-07-05 Archived 4 June 2012 at WebCite
  2. ^ "A New Day". Archived from the original on 2012-11-07. Retrieved 15 December 2008. 

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