Revelations (Killing Joke album)

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Revelations
Studio album by Killing Joke
Released July 1982 (1982-07)
Recorded Cologne, Germany
Genre Gothic rock, post-punk[1]
Length 37:24
Label E.G. Records
Producer Conny Plank
Killing Joke chronology
What's THIS For...!
(1981)
Revelations
(1982)
Birds of a Feather (EP)
(1982)
Singles from Revelations
  1. "Empire Song"
    Released: April 1982 (1982-04)
  2. "Chop-Chop"
    Released: June 1982 (1982-06)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Metal Storm 8.5/10 stars[3]

Revelations was the third album of the English post-punk group Killing Joke. "Empire Song" and "Chop-Chop" were released as singles. "Empire Song" was performed at Top of the Pops, but without singer Jaz Coleman, who had just departed for Iceland. A remastered version with one bonus track was released in 2005.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Killing Joke (Coleman/Ferguson/Glover/Walker).

Side one[edit]

  1. "The Hum" – 4:58
  2. "Empire Song" – 3:19
  3. "We Have Joy" – 2:56
  4. "Chop-Chop" – 4:19
  5. "The Pandys Are Coming" – 4:27

Side two[edit]

  1. "Chapter III" – 3:13
  2. "Have a Nice Day" – 3:13
  3. "Land of Milk and Honey" – 2:38
  4. "Good Samaritan" – 3:28
  5. "Dregs" – 4:57

2005 CD reissue bonus track[edit]

  1. "We Have Joy" (Alternate Mix) – 4:21

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[5] 12
France[6] 33

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