Human Conflict Number Five was the debut EP by 10,000 Maniacs. It was released in 1982 on their Christian Burial Music label.
- "Tension" (Natalie Merchant, John Lombardo) - 3:18
- "Planned Obsolescence" (Dennis Drew, Merchant) - 4:22
- "Orange" (Merchant, Lombardo) - 2:24
- "Groove Dub" (Merchant, Lombardo) - 3:20
- "Anthem for Doomed Youth" (Wilfred Owen, Lombardo) - 2:44
- Natalie Merchant: Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals on 'Anthem For Doomed Youth'
- John Lombardo: Rhythm and Bass Guitars, Lead Vocals on 'Anthem For Doomed Youth'
- Robert Buck: Lead Guitar/Devices, Synthesizers
- Steven Gustafson: Bass Guitar
- Dennis Drew: Fender Contempo Organ
When this EP was initially issued in the US in 1982, Robert Buck was billed as Norman Buck, and Robert Wachtel (drums) was listed and pictured as a full band member in the credits, though he did not play on this recording.
For the 1984 UK issue, John Lombardo was billed as J.C. Lombardo, and Jerry Augustyniak (drums) was listed as a full band member in the credits, though, like Wachtel, he did not play on this recording.