Reap the Wild Wind (song)

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"Reap the Wild Wind"
Single by Ultravox
from the album Quartet
B-side "Hosanna (In Excelsis Deo)"
Released 16 September 1982
Format 7" single, 12" single
Recorded Air Studios, London, 1982
Genre Synthpop, electronic, new wave
Length 03:44
Label Chrysalis Records
Writer(s) Midge Ure, Chris Cross, Warren Cann, Billy Currie
Producer(s) George Martin
Ultravox singles chronology
"The Voice"
(1981)
"Reap The Wild Wind"
(1982)
"Hymn"
(1982)

"Reap the Wild Wind" is Ultravox's first single from the Quartet album, recorded in Air Studios, London and released on Chrysalis Records on 16 September 1982. It is the only single of its album that charted on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Track listing[edit]

7" version[edit]

  1. "Reap the Wild Wind" – 3:44
  2. "Hosanna (In Excelsis Deo)" – 4:21

12" version[edit]

  1. "Reap the Wild Wind (Extended Version)" – 4:43
  2. "Hosanna (In Excelsis Deo)" – 4:21

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Position
Australian ARIA Charts 69
Irish Singles Chart 10
UK Singles Chart 12
US Billboard Hot 100 71