Official Version

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Official Version
Studio album by Front 242
Released March 1987
Genre EBM, industrial
Length 38:50
48:51 original CD issue
60:28 Epic CD issue
Label Red Rhino Europe
Wax Trax!
Animalized
Epic
Producer Front 242
Front 242 chronology
Back Catalogue
(1987)
Official Version
(1987)
Front by Front
(1988)
Singles from Official Version
  1. "Quite Unusual"
    Released: October 1986
  2. "Masterhit"
    Released: 1987
1992 Epic release cover

Official Version is the third studio album by Front 242, released in March 1987[1] and re-released in 1992.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "W.Y.H.I.W.Y.G."   7:28
2. "Rerun Time"   5:25
3. "Television Station"   2:41
4. "Agressiva Due"   2:58
5. "Master Hit" (Part 1 & 2) 7:07
6. "Slaughter"   3:36
7. "Quite Unusual"   3:49
8. "Red Team"   3:50
9. "Angst"   1:56
Total length:
38:50
CD Bonus Tracks
No. Title Length
10. "Quite Unusual" (12" Version) 5:02
11. "Agressiva" (12" Version) 4:59
Total length:
48:51
1992 Epic release
No. Title Length
12. "Masterblaster"   7:06
13. "Hypnomix"   4:31
Total length:
60:28

Notes[edit]

The CD version of the original issue included Quite Unusual and Agressiva 12" mixes, giving the disc 11 tracks. The 1992 issue of the album added the first two songs from the Masterhit 12", bringing the track count to 13.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic's Ned Raggett rated the album 4 stars out of 5, describing it as "amazing" and "brutal", "helping to fully define industrial in the broadest sense of the term."

Personnel[edit]

  • Daniel Bressanutti
  • Patrick Codenys
  • Jean-Luc De Meyer
  • Richard Jonckheere
  • F. Boebaert - Art Direction
  • Greg Calbi - Remastering
  • A. Verbaert, Front 242, L. Van Praet - Photography

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Version (CD Album) : Front 242". Spirit of Rock Webzine. Retrieved 1 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Front 242: Official Version > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 July 2010.