That Total Age

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That Total Age
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Studio album by Nitzer Ebb
Released 11 May 1987 (1987-05-11)
Recorded 1986-1987
Genre EBM
Length 48:15
Label Mute Records (UK)
STUMM 45
Geffen/Warner Bros. Records (U.S.)
GHS 24155
Producer Phil Harding
Nitzer Ebb chronology
That Total Age
(1987)
Belief
(1989)
Singles from That Total Age
  1. "Murderous"
    Released: 1 November 1986
  2. "Let Your Body Learn"
    Released: 13 April 1987
  3. "Join in the Chant"
    Released: 10 August 1987
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

That Total Age is the debut album of the British EBM group Nitzer Ebb. After its release, it spawned the hit single "Join in the Chant," which hit #9 on the US dance chart in 1987. For unknown reasons, the song "Warsaw Ghetto" was omitted from the CD version.

The "Symbols" on the cover of the album stand for "Force is Machine", "Visions of Order", and "Muscle and hate". Two of these phrases can be heard repeated in the song "Join in the Chant".

Track listing[edit]

LP: Mute Stumm 45 (UK)|Geffen/Warner Bros. 24155[edit]

  1. "Fitness to Purpose" – 5:00
  2. "Warsaw Ghetto" - 3:47
  3. "Violent Playground" – 3:46
  4. "Murderous" – 5:40
  5. "Smear Body" – 5:40
  6. "Join in the Chant" – 6:05
  7. "Alarm" – 3:41
  8. "Let Your Body Learn" – 2:48
  9. "Let Beauty Loose" – 2:24
  10. "Into the Large Air" – 4:13
  • also released on 2xLP (L STUMM 45)

CD: Mute Stumm 45 (UK)|Geffen/Warner Bros. 24155[edit]

  1. "Fitness to Purpose" – 5:03
  2. "Violent Playground" – 3:49
  3. "Murderous" – 5:43
  4. "Smear Body" – 5:49
  5. "Join in the Chant" – 6:05
  6. "Alarm" – 3:41
  7. "Let Your Body Learn" – 2:48
  8. "Let Beauty Loose" – 2:24
  9. "Into the Large Air" – 4:13
  10. "Join in the Chant" (Metal Mix) – 5:16
  11. "Fitness to Purpose" (Mix Two) – 4:56
  12. "Murderous" (Instrumental) – 5:04

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