|Single by Ruby|
|from the album Salt Peter|
|Recorded||1994 - 1995|
|Songwriter(s)||Lesley Rankine, Mark Walk|
|Producer(s)||Lesley Rankine, Mark Walk|
|Ruby singles chronology|
"Tiny Meat" is the second single from the debut album Salt Peter by the trip hop/Industrial band Ruby. It is the band's best known song, and was released in 1995 in the United States by the WORK/Creation labels."Tiny Meat" is the only single from Ruby that has charted in the U.S., reaching #22 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks in the spring of 1996. The single also charted in the United Kingdom, reaching #96.
The CD single came in two parts, each with three tracks on them:
|February 24, 1996||"Tiny Meat"||UK Singles||United Kingdom||#96|
|May, 1996||"Tiny Meat"||Billboard Modern Rock Tracks||USA||#22|
track one Produced by Mark Walk & Lesley Rankine, and mixed by Walk.
track two Produced by Walk & Rankine. Remixed by Danny Saber, engineering & livestock mutilation by John X.
track three Produced by Walk & Rankine. Remix produced by The Scream Team for Worldwide Scream Team Productions, Engineered & mixed by Tim Holmes.
Artwork for the CD single by Rankine, photographs by Matthew Donaldson, and layout by Toby Egelnick.
track one Produced by Walk & Rankine.
track two Produced by Walk & Rankine.
track three Produced by Walk & Rankine.
As with all of Ruby's singles, this track had a promotional video made for it.
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