Ball of Confusion


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Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong
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At bar with Gina & Teri while Crockett & Tubbs check out Choo-Choo
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"Ball of Confusion" is a song by Love and Rockets, featured on the album Express in 1986 and released as a single that year. It is a cover of the song of the same name by The Temptations, originally released as a single in 1970. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Love at First Sight".


  • The song was originally performed by the classic soul group The Temptations, and reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1970. The song's lyrics refer to the major political issues (corrupt politicians, higher taxes, race riots, broken promises, war, poverty, etc.) that were going on at that time (and some feel still exist today.
  • Cover versions of the song were done by Tina Turner, Duran Duran and Tesla, among others.


  • Daniel Ash - vocals & guitars
  • David J - bass & vocals
  • Kevin Haskins - drums & synthesizers
Love And Rockets - Ball Of Confusion

Love And Rockets - Ball Of Confusion

Music Video for Ball of Confusion