Ruined in a Day

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"Ruined in a Day"
Ruined In A Day.jpg
Single by New Order
from the album Republic
B-side"Vicious Circle"
Released21 June 1993
FormatCD, cassette, 12-inch single
GenreTrip hop, electronica, synthpop
Length3:57
LabelLondon
Songwriter(s)Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert[1]
Producer(s)New Order, Stephen Hague
New Order singles chronology
"Regret"
(1993)
"Ruined in a Day"
(1993)
"World (The Price of Love)"
(1993)

"Ruined in a Day" is a song by English rock group New Order. It was released as the second single from their 1993 album Republic. In Australia, it was released as the third single from the album, on 24 January 1994;[2] the song also appeared on the group's Best of compilation the following year, and on the 2005 chronology Singles.[citation needed]

The music video for the track depicts the band and their long-standing collaborator Keith Allen immersed in a bizarre game of charades for Hollywood Blockbusters, with a group of Buddhist monks. Allen also directed the promo.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Gillian Gilbert, Stephen Hague, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris and Bernard Sumner; except where indicated.

CD No. 1: NUOCD 2 (UK and Europe)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Ruined in a Day" (radio edit) 3:58
2."Ruined in a Day" (Ambient Mix) (Remixed by Booga Bear) 5:44
3."Ruined in a Day" (Reunited in a Day Remix) (Remixed by K-Klass) 6:14
4."Vicious Circle" (Mike Haas Mix) (Remixed by Mike Haas)Gilbert, Hook, Morris, Sumner3:23
CD No. 2: NUOCDP 2 (UK and Europe) – The Limited Edition
No.TitleLength
1."Ruined in a Day" (Sly and Robbie Radio Edit)4:30
2."Ruined in a Day" (12-inch Bogle Mix)4:30
3."Ruined in a Day" (Dance Hall Groove)5:26
4."Ruined in a Day" (Rhythm Twins Dub)4:30
5."Ruined in a Day" (live mix)4:30
12-inch: NUOX 2 (UK and Europe)
No.TitleLength
1."Ruined in a Day" (12-inch Bogle Mix) (Remixed by Sly and Robbie and Handel Tucker)4:30
2."Ruined in a Day" (live mix) (Remixed by Sly and Robbie and Handel Tucker)4:30
3."World (The Price of Dub)" (Remixed by Brothers in Rhythm)6:48
4."Ruined in a Day" (Reunited in a Day Remix) (Remixed by K-Klass)6:14
Cassette: NUOMC 2 (UK and Europe)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Ruined in a Day" (radio edit) 3:58
2."Vicious Circle" (New Order Mix) (Remixed by Mike Haas)Gilbert, Hook, Morris, Sumner4:09
3."Ruined in a Day" (12-inch Bogle Mix) (Remixed by Sly and Robbie and Handel Tucker) 4:30
4."Ruined in a Day" (live mix) (Remixed by Sly and Robbie and Handel Tucker) 4:30

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[3] 22
US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 30
Chart (1994) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[4] 182

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ascap entry
  2. ^ "New Release Summary – Product Available from: 24/1/94 (from The ARIA Report Issue No. 206)". Imgur.com (original document published by ARIA). Retrieved 2016-09-21.
  3. ^ "Official Charts > New Order". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-09-21.
  4. ^ "Response from ARIA re: chart inquiry, received 15 July 2015". Imgur.com. Retrieved 2015-07-16.

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