Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It Sleeps (DFI pressing, red vinyl)MetallicaSingle
  • -1996-05-21
Vertigo (British rock label)578 135-0, 578 13500, METAL 12
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
  • XE1996-05-21
Vertigo (British rock label)INT 578 134-2
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
  • CA1996-05-21
Elektra (1950–1989, revived 2009–06-01; read annotations before use)CD 64276
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It Sleeps (Orlake pressing, red vinyl)MetallicaSingle
  • -1996-05
Vertigo (British rock label)578 135-0, 578 13500, METAL 12
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
  • JP1996-06-01
Sony Records (Japanese imprint)SRCS 8000
1.4Until It Sleeps4:32MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
  • XE1996-06-03
Vertigo (British rock label)532 618-2
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
  • US1996-06-04
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01)61923-2
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
  • CA1996-06-04
1.1Until It Sleeps4:35MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
  • JP1996-07-03
Sony Records (Japanese imprint)CS 8062, SRCS 8062
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
Elektra (1950–1989, revived 2009–06-01; read annotations before use)61923-1
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
1.4Until It Sleeps4:28MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
Vertigo (British rock label)532 618-2
1.4Until It Sleeps4:28MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
Vertigo (British rock label)STARCD 6259
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
PolyGram578 145-2, CDIP 5" 578 145-2 (21)
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01)64276-2
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury”. A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits), Vertigo (British rock label)578 145-2
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)578 145-2, METCD 12
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It Sleeps (Part 2)MetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)578 135-2, METCX 12
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)INT 578 134-2
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)578 145-2, METCD 12
1.1Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)METJB 12
1.2Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)METJB 12
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It Sleeps (PDO, UK press)MetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)578 135-2, METCX 12
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It Sleeps (slipcase)MetallicaSingle
Elektra (1950–1989, revived 2009–06-01; read annotations before use)64276-2
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It Sleeps (cassette case)MetallicaSingle
Elektra (1950–1989, revived 2009–06-01; read annotations before use)96 42764
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It Sleeps (Dolby HR Pro B NR, SR)MetallicaSingle
Elektra (1950–1989, revived 2009–06-01; read annotations before use)4-64276
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It Sleeps: Part 1MetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)578 145-4
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It Sleeps: Part 2MetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)578 135-4
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
  • JP2003-11-06
Sony Records International (Japanese TEXTLESS walking eye imprint)SICP 480
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
  • JP2006-08-09
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
  • JP2010-09-22
Vertigo (British rock label)UICY-94667
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
Universal Music Group International (manages UMG's offices in most countries outside of North America)0600753286876
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
Blackened (Metallica's own imprint/record label)BLCKND011-2
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)
1.4Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbum
Blackened (Metallica's own imprint/record label)
1.4Until It Sleeps4:28MetallicaLoadMetallicaAlbumVertigo (British rock label)523 618-9
Promotion
1.1Until It Sleeps4:33MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
  • GB1996-05-20
Vertigo (British rock label)METCJ 12
1.1Until It Sleeps4:35MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
  • JP1996-07-03
Sony Records (Japanese imprint)CS 8062, SRCS 8062
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)6385
1.1Until It Sleeps4:33MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Elektra (1950–1989, revived 2009–06-01; read annotations before use)PRCD 9568-2
1.1Until It Sleeps4:33MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury”. A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits), Vertigo (British rock label)3362
1.1Until It Sleeps4:33MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
PolyGram, Vertigo (British rock label)CDP 437
1.1Until It Sleeps4:36MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label), PolyGram578 145-2, DP 1680, METCD 12
1.1Until It Sleeps4:34MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Vertigo (British rock label)[none]
1.1Until It Sleeps4:35MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury”. A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits)[none]
2.6Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaMandatory 2MetallicaAlbum + Compilation
Vertigo (British rock label)MMCJ-2
2.6Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaMandatory MetallicaMetallicaAlbum + Compilation
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01)PRCD9927-2
1.7Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaSaint Anger PromoMetallicaAlbum + Compilation
  • -2003
Vertigo (British rock label)SACDP1
1.4Until It Sleeps4:29MetallicaPast MagneticMetallicaAlbum + Compilation
Vertigo (British rock label)PASTMAGCJ1
Bootleg
1.6Until It Sleeps4:35MetallicaHit Explosion 7Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Double FunCD 170047
1.1Until It Sleeps4:35MetallicaUntil It SleepsMetallicaSingle
Delta (Polish bootleg)0468
1.18Until It Sleeps4:27MetallicaVery Best '98MetallicaAlbum + Compilation
  • -1998
1.9Until It Sleeps4:30Metallica200% Ultra HitsMetallicaAlbum + Compilation
Dance OK! StudioBRONS 308
1.11Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaBest Collection (The Best)MetallicaAlbum + Compilation
3.5Until It Sleeps4:31MetallicaBest of the Best… 1983–2003MetallicaOther + Compilation
3.5Until It Sleeps4:30MetallicaGreatest HitsMetallicaAlbum + Compilation
Star Mark20354-1/2, 20360-1/2
3.3Until It Sleeps4:28Metallica17 Years in the Life of MetallicaMetallicaAlbum + Compilation

Relationships

assistant recording engineer:Brian Dobbs
Kent Matcke
recording engineer and mixer:Randy Staub
assistant engineer:Jason Goldstein
engineer:Brian Dobbs
co-producer:James Hetfield
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster)
producer:James Hetfield
Bob Rock
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster)
additional assistant mixer:Mike Rew
additional mixer:Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer)
assistant mixer:Matt Curry (engineer)
assistant editor:Mike Gillies
Chris Vrenna
editor:Paul DeCarli
bass:Jason Newsted (from 1995-05 until 1996-02)
drums (drum set):Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (from 1995-05 until 1996-02)
guitar:Kirk Hammett (from 1995-05 until 1996-02)
James Hetfield (from 1995-05 until 1996-02)
lead vocals:James Hetfield (from 1995-05 until 1996-02)
additionally recorded at:Right Track Recording in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1995-05 until 1996-02)
recorded at:The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (from 1995-05 until 1996-02)
additionally mixed at:Quad Recording Studios in New York, New York, United States
mixed at:Right Track Recording in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (from 1996-03 until 1996-04)
mash-ups:Until It Talks (Metallica vs. Coldplay) (Best of Bootie 2008 DJ-mix) by Divide & Kreate
recording of:Until It Sleeps (from 1995-05 until 1996-02)

Until It Sleeps

lyricist:James Hetfield
composer:James Hetfield
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster)
publisher:Creeping Death Music (in 1996)
Virgin Music Japan (defunct song publisher, not a release label) (in 1996)
later versions:Until It Sleeps (S&M version)