Rage to Love

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"Rage to Love"
Single by Kim Wilde
from the album Teases & Dares
B-side "Putty in Your Hands"
Released 15 April 1985
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1984 at Select Sound Studios, Knebworth
Genre Pop, new wave
Length 4:21 (Album Version)
3:50 (7" Version)
Label MCA
Writer(s) Ricki Wilde, Marty Wilde
Producer(s) Ricki Wilde
Kim Wilde singles chronology
"The Touch"
(1984)
"Rage to Love"
(1985)
"Schoolgirl"
(1986)

"Rage to Love" is the third and final single from Teases & Dares, the fourth studio album by Kim Wilde. Released in April 1985, the song was remixed by Dave Edmunds for its release as a single. It became Wilde's biggest UK hit for three years, reaching the UK Top 20. The B-side —a cover version of The Shirelles' "Putty in Your Hands"—is an exclusive non-album track. A six minute extended version of "Rage to Love" was included on the 12" single.

Track listing[edit]

Side A
"Rage to Love" (Ricki Wilde/Marty Wilde) – 3:50
Side B
"Putty in Your Hands" (J. Patton/K. Rogers) – 3:01

Chart performance[edit]

Chart
(1985)
Peak
position
United Kingdom 19[1]
Germany 45
Australia 94

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rage To Love at chartstats.com". Retrieved 26 November 2009. 

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