Twelve Inch Singles (1981–1984)

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Twelve Inch Singles (1981–1984)
Twelve Inch Singles-cover.jpg
Compilation album by Ministry
Released16 January 1987
Recorded1981–84
GenreIndustrial techno[1]
Length54:50
LabelWax Trax!
Producer
Ministry chronology
Twitch
(1986)
Twelve Inch Singles (1981–1984)
(1987)
The Land of Rape and Honey
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide2/5 stars[2]
Spin Alternative Record Guide4 / 10[4]

Twelve Inch Singles (1981–1984) is a compilation album by American rock band Ministry, first released in 1987 by Wax Trax! Records. It comprises tracks from early non-album singles originally released on the label. The album was reissued by Cleopatra Records in 2014, including a second CD of early tracks.

Track listing[edit]

Original 1987 release[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."(Every Day 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 release[edit]

Disc One[edit]

No.TitleLength
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.TitleLength
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. ^ a b John Book. "Twelve Inch Singles: 1981-1984 - Ministry". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 31, 2017.
  2. ^ McLeod, Kembrew (November 2004). "Ministry". In Brackett, Nathan. The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York: Simon & Schuster. p. 544. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin, ed. (1998). "Ministry". Encyclopedia of Popular Music. 5 (3rd ed.). Muse UK Ltd. pp. 3692–3693. ISBN 1561592374 – via Internet Archive.
  4. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig, eds. (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. New York: Vintage Books. pp. 250–251. ISBN 0-679-75574-8.