Nervous System (song)

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"Nervous System"
Nervous System 1979.jpg
Single by Killing Joke
from the album Turn to Red (EP)
B-side "Turn to Red"
Released December 1979
Format 7" vinyl
Genre Post-punk
Length 8:20
Label Island
Writer(s) Jaz Coleman, Kevin "Geordie" Walker, Martin "Youth" Glover, Paul Ferguson
Producer(s) Killing Joke
Killing Joke singles chronology
"Nervous System"
Alternate cover

"Nervous System" is a song by English rock band Killing Joke. It was released in 1979 by record label Island as the band's debut single, shortly after the release of their Turn to Red/Almost Red EP.


"Nervous System" originally appeared on the band's debut EP, Turn to Red. It was then released in December 1979 on 7" vinyl by record label Island as the band's debut single. Both promo and non-promo versions of the single were released by Island Records with different cover art. The non-promo featured the same album cover as the Almost Red EP, while the promo featured an Island Records factory cover. The single did not chart.

Track listing[edit]


Side A
  1. "Nervous System" – 4:10
Side B
  1. "Turn to Red" – 4:10


Side A
  1. "Almost Red"
  2. "Nervous System"
Side B
  1. "Are you Receiving"
  2. "Turn to Red"