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With Sympathy

Ministry

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
August 1st, 1983
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Arista
Format:
Unknown
Reviews:
2 reviews (avg. 81%)
1. Effigy (I'm Not an) 03:51   Show lyrics
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2. Revenge 03:48   Show lyrics
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3. I Wanted to Tell Her 05:29   Show lyrics
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4. Work for Love 04:44   Show lyrics
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5. Here We Go 03:21   Show lyrics
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6. What He Say 04:04   Show lyrics
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7. Say You're Sorry 04:18   Show lyrics
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8. Should Have Known Better 04:31   Show lyrics
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9. She's Got a Cause 03:33   Show lyrics
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Band members
Al Jourgensen Vocals, Keyboards
Stephen George Drums
Guest/Session
Bob Suber Saxophone
Doreen Chanter Vocals
Ziv Gidron Chanting
Ministry of Horns Horns
Brad Hallen Bass
Antonia de Portago Vocals
Vince Ely Percussion, Keyboards
Martin Sorenson Bass
Walter Turbitt Guitars
John Davis Keyboards
Shay Jones Vocals
Marybeth O'Hara Vocals
Robert Roberts Keyboards, Bass
Miscellaneous staff
David Wooley Engineering
Mark "Flood" Ellis Engineering
Ian Taylor Producer, Engineering
Vince Ely Producer
Jim Nash Cover Concepts
Brian Shanley Cover Concepts
David Gahr (R.I.P. 2008) Photography (Inner Sleeve)
Alberto Rizzo Photography
Joe Gastwert digital remastering (CD edition)
Greg Calbi Mastering
Steve Jackson tape operator
Roger Merritt tape operator
David Heglmeier tape operator
Al Jourgensen Vocals, Keyboards
Stephen George Drums
Bob Suber Saxophone
Doreen Chanter Vocals
Ziv Gidron Chanting
Ministry of Horns Horns
Brad Hallen Bass
Antonia de Portago Vocals
Vince Ely Percussion, Keyboards
Martin Sorenson Bass
Walter Turbitt Guitars
John Davis Keyboards
Shay Jones Vocals
Marybeth O'Hara Vocals
Robert Roberts Keyboards, Bass
David Wooley Engineering
Mark "Flood" Ellis Engineering
Ian Taylor Producer, Engineering
Vince Ely Producer
Jim Nash Cover Concepts
Brian Shanley Cover Concepts
David Gahr (R.I.P. 2008) Photography (Inner Sleeve)
Alberto Rizzo Photography
Joe Gastwert digital remastering (CD edition)
Greg Calbi Mastering
Steve Jackson tape operator
Roger Merritt tape operator
David Heglmeier tape operator
Read Al has a good reason to... 77% Ribos February 6th, 2010
Read An 80s novelty, though well... 84% Pathological_Frolic May 3rd, 2008

Alain Jourgensen (vox/keyboard), Stephen George (drums). Recorded and mixed at Southern Studios (London). Produced by Ian Taylor & Vince Ely.

This is their new wave material long out of print. Supposedly, Arista pressured Al Jourgensen to release a "synth-pop" style album being it was the newest popular style of music during the early 1980's. Funnily, Al had to pull off a "British" accent for every song.

Released possibly in July or August, 1983. All songs written by Alain Jourgensen except "I Wanted to Tell Her", written by Alain Jourgensen and Shay Jones. All songs published by Ministry Affairs Publishing (BMI). First LP release is an Arista promo with a gold stamp on the back. Japanese release contains a lyric sheet with words in English & Japanese.

The European release version of WITH SYMPATHY was entitled WORK FOR LOVE. It was renamed possibly to expand on the overseas popularity of the single, this is the same record except with a different, out-of-order tracklisting. "What He Say" is for some reason called "Do the Etawa". The tracklist for the European CD is as follows:

Work For Love [4:53]
Do the Etawa [4:04]
I Wanted to Tell Her [5:27]
Say You're Sorry [4:22]
Here We Go [3:20]
Effigy (I'm Not An) [3:51]
Revenge [3:49]
She's Got a Cause [3:36]
Should Have Known Better [4:30]

Some overseas copies of the album were pressed with the title WITH SYMPATHY on the cover, but contains the tracks for the WORK FOR LOVE release. The German release is one of them.

Added by: Funeral_Shadow Modified by: man_of_shadows814
Added on: 2006-03-07 16:49:31 Last modified on: 2014-01-25 18:57:50
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