"Revolution" was released on 22 November 1885. It was the third single from The Cult's 1985 album Love. The song has been described as a "power ballad". It has been noted that the chord progression in the song is the same as She Sells Sanctuary and Rain, the first two singles from the Love album.

It came along with the other completed tracks from the album sessions: ALL SOULS AVENUE, JUDITH and SUNRISE. It was available on 7" doublepack gatefold single, 12" single and cassette single. CONQUISTADOR was not mixed left to be re-recorded on later occasions.

The Tube a 'live' national TV show, featured the band performing REVOLUTION and PHOENIX on the 29 November broadcast."

REVOLUTION PROMO FLAT                     * promo flat 12" x 12"

7" SINGLES

Revolution, 7",  AUS, BEG152, promo, black label w/stickered b-side 'demonstration rec.' and Virgin sleeve
Revolution, 7",  AUS, BEG152, promo, green label w/ sample record stamps and Virgin sleeve
Revolution, 7",  AUS, BEG152, promo pic sleeve ltd edition, sample record stamps on green label
Revolution, 7",  AUS, BEG152, pic sleeve ltd edition, part of double pack BEG1882, different green label
Revolution, 7", CAN, SOV2368
Revolution, 7", CAN, SOV2368DJ, promo double A-side, picture sleeve
Revolution, 7", GER, 107 853, w/ promo sheet
Revolution, 7", N-ZEA, BEG152, comes in recordcompany sleeve 'WEA'
Revolution, 7", S-AFR, VS 669
Revolution, 7", SPA, A 107853
Revolution, 7", UK, BEG 152
Revolution, 7", UK, BEG 152, white label promo

Revolution, 7", UK, BEG 152D/CULT2, double pack, paper labels
Revolution, 7", UK, BEG 152D/CULT2, double pack, paper label and injection label
Judith/Sunrise, 7", UK, CULT2, white label

12" SINGLES

Revolution, 12", AUS, BEG T 125, wrong catalogue#, promo 'demonstration record', incl. 12" promo flat
Revolution, 12", AUS BEG 152T
Revolution, 12", CAN, DJV 187, advance promotional sampler, double A-side
Revolution, 12", FRA, 70 417
Revolution, 12", GER, 602 072-213
Revolution, 12", ITA, VINX131
Revolution, 12", N-ZEA, BEG T 152, promo w/stickered b-side 'demonstration rec.'
Revolution, 12", SPA, F 602072
Revolution, 12", UK, BEG 152T
Revolution, 12", UK, BEG 152T, white label promo


Revolution, TAPE, uk, BEG152C