Sympathy for the Devil (album)

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Sympathy for the Devil
Sympathy for the devil album cover.jpg
Studio album by Laibach
Released 1988
Genre Industrial, neoclassical dark wave
Length 49:42
Label Mute
Laibach chronology
Let It Be
Sympathy for the Devil
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Sympathy for the Devil is a compilation album by Laibach and follows on from their Beatles cover album Let It Be. Sympathy for the Devil features seven cover versions of the Rolling Stones song "Sympathy for the Devil" and one original Laibach track. The tracks are recorded both by Laibach and a variety of side projects with Laibach members (including Dreihunderttausend Verschiedene Krawalle and Germania).

Track listing[edit]

  1. Laibach: "Sympathy for the Devil (Time for a Change)" – 5:43
  2. Laibach: "Sympathy for the Devil (Dem Teufel zugeneigt)" – 4:54
  3. 300.000 V.K.: "Sympathy for the Devil (Anastasia)" or "Anastasia" – 5:32
  4. Germania: "Sympathy for the Devil (Who Killed the Kennedys – instrumental)" – 5:53
  5. Germania: "Sympathy for the Devil (Who Killed the Kennedys)" – 7:04
  6. 300.000 V.K.: "Sympathy for the Devil (Soul to Waste)" – 4:52
  7. Laibach: "Sympathy for the Devil" – 7:52
  8. 300.000 V.K.: "Sympathy for the Devil (Soul to Waste – instrumental)" – 7:52

All tracks written by Jagger/Richards, except track 3 written by Laibach.
The above is the final release from 1990, which compiles every version of the song that was previously released on two 12" singles and two CD singles in the UK in 1988. Track 1 is an edited version of track 7.