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
Length61:15
Label13th Planet
ProducerAl Jourgensen
Ministry and Co-Conspirators chronology
The Last Sucker
(2007)
Cover Up
(2008)
Adios... Puta Madres
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com3.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press3/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media7.5/10[4]
Sputnikmusic2.5/5[5]

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
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