My Love of This Land

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"My Love of This Land"
Love of Land EG 1988.jpg
Single by Killing Joke
from the album Outside the Gate
A-side "My Love of this Land"
B-side "Darkness Before Dawn"
Released 3 July 1988 (3 July 1988)
Format 12" single
10" single
7" single
Genre Synthpop, new wave
Length 9:32
Label E.G. Records
Songwriter(s) Jaz Coleman
Kevin "Geordie" Walker
Producer(s) Jaz Coleman
Kevin "Geordie" Walker
Killing Joke singles chronology
"America"
(1988)
"My Love of This Land"
(1988)
"The Beautiful Dead"
(1990)
10" single release
My Love of This Land Side A Inner Sleeve
My Love of This Land Side A Inner Sleeve

"My Love of This Land" is Killing Joke's second single from their seventh studio album, Outside the Gate. It was released by E.G. Records on 3 July 1988.[1]

"My Love of this Land" reached No. 89 on the UK Singles Chart.[2]

Releases

"My Love of This Land" was first released as a 7" single, backed by B-side "Darkness Before Dawn" (previously from the album Night Time). "My Love of This Land" was then released as a 10" single in the UK, featuring a remix of the song by Glenn Skinner on the A-side, along with "Darkness Before Dawn", and "Follow the Leaders-Dub" and "Sun Goes Down" on the B-side. A third release of the single as a 12" featured the same A-side as the 10" release, while the B-side included a live version of "Pssyche" with "Follow the Leaders-Dub".[1]

Track listings

7" single

Side A
  1. "My Love of This Land" – 04:14
Side B
  1. "Darkness Before Dawn" – 05:18

10" single

Side A
  1. "My Love of This Land" – 03:58[tln 1]
  2. "Darkness Before Dawn" – 05:18
Side B
  1. "Follow the Leaders-Dub" – 04:00
  2. "Sun Goes Down" – 04:19

12" single

Side A
  1. "My Love of This Land" – 03:58[tln 1]
  2. "Darkness Before Dawn" – 05:18
Side B
  1. "Follow the Leaders-Dub" – 04:00
  2. "Pssyche (Live)" – 04:38

Track listings notes

  1. ^ a b Mixed by Glenn Skinner

Charts

Year Chart Peak
Position
1988 UK Singles Chart[2] 89

References

  1. ^ a b "My Love of this Land". "Discogs. Retrieved 14 November 2009.
  2. ^ a b Chart Stats - Killing Joke. chartstats.com. Retrieved on 2010-07-05

External links

  • "My Love of This Land" music video on YouTube
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