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Cover Up (Ministry album)

Cover Up
Ministry Cover Up.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1, 2008
Recorded2007 at 13th Planet Studios, El Paso, Texas
GenreIndustrial metal, thrash metal
Label13th Planet
ProducerAl Jourgensen
Ministry and Co-Conspirators chronology
The Last Sucker
Cover Up
Adios... Puta Madres
Professional ratings
Review scores
About.com3.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press3/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media7.5/10[4]

Cover Up is an album of cover songs by Ministry (titled: Ministry and Co-Conspirators) released on April 1, 2008. The album includes previously released covers "Roadhouse Blues", "Lay Lady Lay" and "Supernaut". Cover Up was intended to be Ministry's final release before their three-year break up from 2008 to 2011.[6]

On December 3, 2008, "Under My Thumb" was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Metal Performance in 2009. It lost to "My Apocalypse" by Metallica.[7]

Track listing

No.TitleOriginal artistLength
1."Under My Thumb"The Rolling Stones3:58
2."Bang a Gong (Get It On)"T. Rex4:48
3."Radar Love"Golden Earring5:21
4."Space Truckin'"Deep Purple3:51
5."Black Betty"Lead Belly3:21
6."Mississippi Queen"Mountain3:14
7."Just Got Paid"ZZ Top3:13
8."Roadhouse Blues"The Doors4:27
9."Supernaut"Black Sabbath7:08
10."I Want You (She's So Heavy)" (Japanese release only)The Beatles4:42
11."Lay, Lady, Lay"Bob Dylan5:44
12."What a Wonderful World"Louis Armstrong7:01
23."What a Wonderful World" (Short Slow Version) 4:17
44."What a Wonderful World" (Short Fast Version) 3:35
69."Willie Stigmata" (sung by anonymous fan, affecting a Willie Nelson voice) 1:04



  1. ^ Bowar, Chad. "Ministry and Co-Conspirators - Cover Up Review".
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "Cover Up - Ministry". Allmusic.
  3. ^ "Ministry - Cover Up CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
  4. ^ Lee, Cosmo (2008-04-02). "Ministry: Cover Up". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
  5. ^ Spencer, Trey (2008-05-17). "Ministry - Cover Up (staff review)". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
  6. ^ "Metal Hammer sponsors Ministry's final ever tour". Metal Hammer. 2008-02-11. Retrieved 2008-02-11.
  7. ^ "Metallica Wins 'Best Metal' Grammy For 'My Apocalypse'". 2009-02-08.