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'''''March of the Pigs''''' (also known as '''''[[Halo numbers|Halo 7]]''''') is a single for the song of the same name released in 1994.  It was released as a teaser single prior to the album ''[[The Downward Spiral (halo)|The Downward Spiral]]''.
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'''''March Of The Pigs''''' (also known as '''''[[Halo numbers|Halo 7]]''''') is a single for the song of the same name released on February 25, 1994.  It was released as a teaser single prior to the album ''[[The Downward Spiral (halo)|The Downward Spiral]]''.
 
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==Single==
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''March of the Pigs'' is the seventh official [[Nine Inch Nails]] release and a single for the album ''The Downward Spiral''.  It contains the album version as well a remix of "[[March Of The Pigs (song)|March Of The Pigs]]", two remixes of "[[Reptile]]", and an instrumental.  A two-disc version was released in the UK, which added a radio edit of the title song and "[[Big Man With A Gun]]" from ''The Downward Spiral''.
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The disc art for this single features a rolled-up millipede, an image that was later used on the cover of the single "[[Closer To God (halo)|Closer To God]]".
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==Track listing==
 
==Track listing==
''March of the Pigs'' is available for download on [http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=pjokBXbLTmg&offerid=146261.112315&type=2&subid=0 iTunes] and [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000VZFTU0?ie=UTF8&tag=thniinnawi-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000VZFTU0 Amazon MP3].
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''March Of The Pigs'' is available for download on [http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=pjokBXbLTmg&offerid=146261.112315&type=2&subid=0 iTunes] and [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000VZFTU0?ie=UTF8&tag=thniinnawi-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000VZFTU0 Amazon MP3].
 
===US version===
 
===US version===
[[Image:MarchofthePigsPart1.jpg|frame|''March of the Pigs'' - Halo 7 UK Part 1 Cover]]
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[[Image:MarchofthePigsPart1.jpg|thumb|''March Of The Pigs'' - Halo 7 UK Part 1 Cover]]
[[Image:MarchofthePigsPart2.jpg|frame|''March of the Pigs'' - Halo 7 UK Part 2 Cover]]
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[[Image:MarchofthePigsPart2.jpg|thumb|''March Of The Pigs'' - Halo 7 UK Part 2 Cover]]
[[Image:Motp-back.jpg|thumb|right|''March of the Pigs'' - Halo 7 UK reverse album cover]]
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# "[[March Of The Pigs (song)|March Of The Pigs]]" – 2:54
 
# "[[March Of The Pigs (song)|March Of The Pigs]]" – 2:54
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# "[[March Of The Pigs (song)#All The Pigs, All Lined Up|All the Pigs, All Lined Up]]" – 7:25
 
# "[[March Of The Pigs (song)#All The Pigs, All Lined Up|All the Pigs, All Lined Up]]" – 7:25
 
# "[[A Violet Fluid]]" – 1:05
 
# "[[A Violet Fluid]]" – 1:05
# "[[Reptile#Underneath The Skin|Underneath the Skin]]" (remixed by Dave Ogilvie) – 7:13
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# "[[Reptile#Underneath The Skin|Underneath The Skin]]" (remixed by Dave Ogilvie) – 7:13
  
 
===UK version===
 
===UK version===
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# "All the Pigs, All Lined Up" – 7:25
 
# "All the Pigs, All Lined Up" – 7:25
 
# "A Violet Fluid" – 1:03
 
# "A Violet Fluid" – 1:03
# "[[Big Man With a Gun]]" – 1:36
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# "[[Big Man With A Gun]]" – 1:36
  
 
==== Disc 2 ====
 
==== Disc 2 ====
 
# "March Of The Pigs" (LP version) – 2:54
 
# "March Of The Pigs" (LP version) – 2:54
# "Underneath the Skin" – 7:14
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# "Underneath The Skin" – 7:14
 
# "Reptilian" – 8:39
 
# "Reptilian" – 8:39
  
 
====9" Vinyl====
 
====9" Vinyl====
 
Limited to 5000 copies. Same artwork as CD pt. 1.<br>
 
Limited to 5000 copies. Same artwork as CD pt. 1.<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A1&nbsp; "March Of The Pigs" – 2:54<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A1&nbsp; "March Of The Pigs" (clean version) – 2:54<br>
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A2&nbsp; "All the Pigs, All Lined Up" – 7:25<br>
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A2&nbsp; "All the Pigs, All Lined Up" – 7:25<br>
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;B1&nbsp; "A Violet Fluid" – 1:05<br>
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;B1&nbsp; "A Violet Fluid" – 1:05<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;B2&nbsp; "Underneath the Skin" – 7:13<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;B2&nbsp; "Underneath The Skin" – 7:13<br>
 
Also released on 7" with the title track on the A-side and "A Violet Fluid" on the B-side, limited to 5000 copies as well. Most vinyl versions typo B1 as "A Violent Fluid."
 
Also released on 7" with the title track on the A-side and "A Violet Fluid" on the B-side, limited to 5000 copies as well. Most vinyl versions typo B1 as "A Violent Fluid."
  
 
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==About==
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''March Of The Pigs'' is the seventh official [[Nine Inch Nails]] release and a single for the album ''The Downward Spiral''.  It contains the album version as well a [[Remixes|remix]] of "March Of The Pigs", two remixes of "Reptile", and an instrumental.  A two-disc version was released in the UK, which added a radio edit of the title song and "Big Man With A Gun" from ''The Downward Spiral''. All tracks from this release, with the exception of "A Violet Fluid", are available on [[remix.nin.com]].
  
 
==Album Credits==
 
==Album Credits==
 
*"Reptile" reconstructions by [[Dave Ogilvie]]
 
*"Reptile" reconstructions by [[Dave Ogilvie]]
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==Artwork==
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On his website[http://www.russellmills.com/mills/installations/committere.html], [[Russell Mills]] detailed the ideas and materials that went into the painting (titled "The Possible Slow Fuse") used for the cover:
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<blockquote>"This piece came out of my reading about the lives of the early Christians in Roman times. One of the many ways that the Romans subjugated the Christians, apart from forcing them to live in the ghetto that was the Catacombs, was to forbid them to wear any emblems or jewellery of religious iconography or idolatry. However the Christians developed an ingenious method of subverting this ruling by collecting rose petals, hardening them in candle smoke and threading 165 to make, what looked to the Romans like cheap jewellery, which held no significance, no meaning and no threat. These were in fact the first Rosary beads. The Latin - Sub Rosa, which literally means ''under the rose'', has also come to mean ''in secret''. I admired this act of quiet, non-violent subversion and felt it to be a relevant metaphor for the 5 track single ''March of the Pigs''.  The work is made of plaster, acrylics, oils, gold leaf, metal and smoked rose petals on a wooden panel."</blockquote>
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The inner cover of the US version and the disc art of the UK version features a rolled-up millipede, an image that was also used as the disc art for ''The Downward Spiral''. The master image from which these images were made was used for the cover of ''[[Closer To God (halo)|Closer To God]]''.
  
 
==Releases==
 
==Releases==
*[[Nothing Records]] / [[TVT Records]] / [[Interscope Records]] / [[Atlantic Records]] 95938-2 - US CD
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*[[Nothing Records]] / [[TVT Records]] / [[Interscope Records]] / Atlantic Records 95938-2 - US CD
 
*[[TVT Records]] / [[Interscope Records]] INTDM-95938 - US CD Re-release
 
*[[TVT Records]] / [[Interscope Records]] INTDM-95938 - US CD Re-release
*[[Island Records]] CID 592 854 001-2 - UK CD 1
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*Island Records CID 592 854 001-2 - UK CD 1
*[[Island Records]] CIDX 592 854 003-2 - UK CD 2
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*Island Records CIDX 592 854 003-2 - UK CD 2
  
 
==Covers==
 
==Covers==
"March of the Pigs" has been covered by Owl, Mae, and fordirelifesake.
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"March Of The Pigs" has been covered by Owl, Mae, and fordirelifesake.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.nincatalog.com/index.asp?halo=7 ''March of the Pigs'' at nincatalog.com]
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*[http://www.russellmills.com/mills/installations/committere.html Russell Mills commentary on the art]
*[http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2Fs%3Fie%3DUTF8%26x%3D0%26ref_%3Dnb%5Fsb%5Fnoss%26y%3D0%26field-keywords%3Dmarch%2520of%2520the%2520pigs%26url%3Dsearch-alias%253Daps&tag=thniinnawi-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=390957 ''March of the Pigs'' at Amazon]  
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*[http://nincatalog.com/march-of-the-pigs/ ''March Of The Pigs'' at nincatalog.com]
*[http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=9&pub=5574848848&toolid=10001&campid=5336384580&customid=&icep_uq=nine+inch+nails+march+of+the+pigs&icep_sellerId=&icep_ex_kw=&icep_sortBy=12&icep_catId=&icep_minPrice=&icep_maxPrice=&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg ''March of the Pigs'' at eBay]
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*[http://www.nincollector.com/archive/releases/halo_07/halo07.htm ''March Of The Pigs'' at nincollector.com]
*[http://www.nincollector.com/archive/releases/halo_07/halo07.htm ''March of the Pigs'' at NINCollector.com]
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*[http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2Fs%3Fie%3DUTF8%26x%3D0%26ref_%3Dnb%5Fsb%5Fnoss%26y%3D0%26field-keywords%3Dnine%2520inch%2520nails%2520march%2520of%2520the%2520pigs%26url%3Dsearch-alias%253Daps&tag=thniinnawi-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=390957 ''March Of The Pigs'' at Amazon]  
*[http://www.discogs.com/release/4402 discogs.com: ''March of the Pigs'' (US CD5")]
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*[http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=9&pub=5574848848&toolid=10001&campid=5336384580&customid=&icep_uq=nine+inch+nails+march+of+the+pigs&icep_sellerId=&icep_ex_kw=&icep_sortBy=12&icep_catId=&icep_minPrice=&icep_maxPrice=&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg ''March Of The Pigs'' at eBay]
*[http://www.discogs.com/release/82623 discogs.com: ''March of the Pigs'' (US 10")]
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*[http://www.discogs.com/release/120254 discogs.com: ''March of the Pigs'' (UK 2xCD5")]
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*[http://www.discogs.com/release/307910 discogs.com: ''March of the Pigs'' (UK 7")]
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Halo 7 - March Of The Pigs
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March Of The Pigs (also known as Halo 7) is a single for the song of the same name released on February 25, 1994. It was released as a teaser single prior to the album The Downward Spiral.

Track listing

March Of The Pigs is available for download on iTunes and Amazon MP3.

US version

March Of The Pigs - Halo 7 UK Part 1 Cover
March Of The Pigs - Halo 7 UK Part 2 Cover
  1. "March Of The Pigs" – 2:54
  2. "Reptilian" (remixed by Dave Ogilvie) – 8:39
  3. "All the Pigs, All Lined Up" – 7:25
  4. "A Violet Fluid" – 1:05
  5. "Underneath The Skin" (remixed by Dave Ogilvie) – 7:13

UK version

Disc 1

  1. "March Of The Pigs" (clean version) – 2:54
  2. "All the Pigs, All Lined Up" – 7:25
  3. "A Violet Fluid" – 1:03
  4. "Big Man With A Gun" – 1:36

Disc 2

  1. "March Of The Pigs" (LP version) – 2:54
  2. "Underneath The Skin" – 7:14
  3. "Reptilian" – 8:39

9" Vinyl

Limited to 5000 copies. Same artwork as CD pt. 1.
     A1  "March Of The Pigs" (clean version) – 2:54
     A2  "All the Pigs, All Lined Up" – 7:25
     B1  "A Violet Fluid" – 1:05
     B2  "Underneath The Skin" – 7:13
Also released on 7" with the title track on the A-side and "A Violet Fluid" on the B-side, limited to 5000 copies as well. Most vinyl versions typo B1 as "A Violent Fluid."


About

March Of The Pigs is the seventh official Nine Inch Nails release and a single for the album The Downward Spiral. It contains the album version as well a remix of "March Of The Pigs", two remixes of "Reptile", and an instrumental. A two-disc version was released in the UK, which added a radio edit of the title song and "Big Man With A Gun" from The Downward Spiral. All tracks from this release, with the exception of "A Violet Fluid", are available on remix.nin.com.

Album Credits

Artwork

On his website[1], Russell Mills detailed the ideas and materials that went into the painting (titled "The Possible Slow Fuse") used for the cover:

"This piece came out of my reading about the lives of the early Christians in Roman times. One of the many ways that the Romans subjugated the Christians, apart from forcing them to live in the ghetto that was the Catacombs, was to forbid them to wear any emblems or jewellery of religious iconography or idolatry. However the Christians developed an ingenious method of subverting this ruling by collecting rose petals, hardening them in candle smoke and threading 165 to make, what looked to the Romans like cheap jewellery, which held no significance, no meaning and no threat. These were in fact the first Rosary beads. The Latin - Sub Rosa, which literally means under the rose, has also come to mean in secret. I admired this act of quiet, non-violent subversion and felt it to be a relevant metaphor for the 5 track single March of the Pigs. The work is made of plaster, acrylics, oils, gold leaf, metal and smoked rose petals on a wooden panel."

The inner cover of the US version and the disc art of the UK version features a rolled-up millipede, an image that was also used as the disc art for The Downward Spiral. The master image from which these images were made was used for the cover of Closer To God.

Releases

Covers

"March Of The Pigs" has been covered by Owl, Mae, and fordirelifesake.

External links

Discography
Previous release - "Fixed" Halo number: 7 Next release - "The Downward Spiral"
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