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Work for Love

"Work for Love"
Work for Love.jpg
Single by Ministry
from the album With Sympathy
B-side"Work for Love" (7" edit)
ReleasedJanuary 1983[1]
Format7", 12", maxi single, promo single
RecordedLate 1982
StudioSyncro Sound Studios, Boston
Genre
Length4:44
Label
Songwriter(s)Alain Jourgensen
Producer(s)Vince Ely, Ian Taylor
Ministry singles chronology
"I Wanted to Tell Her"
(1983)
"Work for Love"
(1983)
"Revenge"
(1983)

"Work for Love" is a song by American rock band Ministry. Written by frontman Al Jourgensen, produced by Vince Ely and Ian Taylor, and recorded at Syncro Sound Studios in Boston during 1982, it was the band’s first single from their debut studio album, With Sympathy.

Track listing

7" single
  1. "Work for Love" – 4:44
  2. "Work for Love" (7" edit) – 4:13
Promo single
  1. "Work for Love" 4:44

Personnel

Ministry
Additional musicians
  • Robert Roberts – keyboards, bass
  • Marybeth O'Hara – vocals
  • John Davis – keyboards
  • Vince Ely – percussion & keyboards
  • Antonia de Portago – vocals

Charts

Song (1983) US Dance[4]
"Work for Love" 20

References

  1. ^ Greene, Jo-Ann (April 2, 1993). "Ministry". Goldmine (scans)|format= requires |url= (help). Vol. 19 no. 7 (331). pp. 26, 28, 32, 38, 40. ISSN 1055-2685 – via Prongs.org archive.
  2. ^ Heim, Chris (December 29, 1989). "Ministry's Musical Vision Goes Beyond The City Limits". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  3. ^ Blush, Steven (October 1991). "Cult of Personality". Spin Magazine. Vol. 7 no. 7. pp. 77–78. Retrieved May 25, 2018 – via Google Books. Its big hit, ‘Work for Love’, is still recognised as a new wave club classic (many of Ministry’s current detractors consider it Jourgensen’s peak).
  4. ^ "Ministry - Charts & Awards - Billboard Singles". AllMusic. All Media Network. Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved May 25, 2018.