Twelve Inch Singles (1981–1984)

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Twelve Inch Singles (1981–1984)
Compilation album by Ministry
Released 1987
Recorded 1981–1984
Genre Post-industrial, new wave, synthpop
Length 54:50
Label Wax Trax!
Producer Alain Jourgensen and Jay O'Roarke
Ministry chronology
Twitch
(1986)
Twelve Inch Singles (1981–1984)
(1987)
The Land of Rape and Honey
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2/5 stars[2]

Twelve Inch Singles (1981–1984) is a 1987 Ministry release including tracks from early Ministry singles originally released on the Wax Trax! label. The album was reissued by Cleopatra Records with a second CD of early Ministry tracks.

1987 track listing[3][edit]

No. Title Length
1. "(Everyday Is) Halloween"   6:26
2. "The Nature of Love"   6:57
3. "All Day"   5:53
4. "Cold Life"   5:12
5. "Halloween Remix"   10:31
6. "Nature of Love" (Cruelty Mix B) 6:52
7. "All Day" (Remix B) 6:38
8. "Cold Life" (Dub) 6:21
  • Tracks 1 and 3 are originally from the All Day single.
  • Tracks 2 and 6 are originally from the single The Nature of Love.
  • Tracks 4 and 8 are originally from the Cold Life single.
  • Track 5 is originally from the (Everyday Is) Halloween single.

2014 track listing[4][edit]

Disc One[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "(Everyday Is) Halloween"   6:36
2. "The Nature of Love"   7:04
3. "All Day"   5:51
4. "Cold Life"   5:11
5. "Halloween Remix"   10:25
6. "Nature of Love" (Cruelty Mix) 6:43
7. "All Day" (Remix) 6:34
8. "Cold Life" (Dub) 6:22

Disc Two[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Same Old Madness"   5:58
2. "Primental"   5:14
3. "I'm Falling"   4:24
4. "Nature Of Outtakes"   8:09
5. "I'm Falling"   4:04
6. "Overkill"   4:31
7. "He's Angry"   3:54
8. "Move" (Original Mix) 6:21
9. "Nature Of Love" (Cruelty B Mix) 6:43

Personnel[edit]

  • Alain Jourgensenvocals, guitar (4, 8), production, engineer (5, 7)
  • Thom Moore – engineer (1, 3)
  • Patty Jourgensen – additional vocals (2)
  • Richard 23 – additional vocals (2)
  • Stevo – additional percussion (3), drums (4)
  • Jay O'Roarke – production (4)
  • Lamont Welton – bass (4)
  • Preston – horns (4)
  • Steve Brighton – additional vocals (4)
  • Jon Mathias – remixing (6), engineer (6)
  • Sturm – remixing (6), engineer (6)
  • Iain Burgess – engineer (8)
  • Nancy Taylor – assistant engineer (8)
  • Brian Shanley – album cover

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan. "Ministry". The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. November 2004. pg. 544, cited March 20, 2010
  3. ^ "Twelve Inch Singles (1981-1984) / Wax Trax! Records - WAXCD 035". Discogs. Retrieved 2015-01-28. 
  4. ^ "Twelve Inch Singles (1981-1984) / Cleopatra - CLP 1931". Discogs. Retrieved 2015-01-28.