Ministry – Over The Shoulder (US 12″)

From 1985 and sees Alain Jourgensen work with Adrian Sherwood. Starting to move the musical direction into darker territories after the relatively poppy earlier singles, the sleeve is even darker. The main tracks offers a frenetic and funky backing alongside an industrial beat with some interesting sounds and that weird vocal ??? The B-sides are much more industrial, Sire Record bosses must have pooped their pants! “Isle Of Man” is twisted synth reminding me of Fad Gadget, great stuff, an early industrial gem about the environment!”Twitch” has random sampled sounds,very noisy!

Sire ‎– 0-20401overcov

A Over The Shoulder (12″ Version) 6:44
B1 Isle Of Man (Version II) 4:33
B2 Twitch (Version II) 1:59

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