Sweet Inspiration

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Sweet Inspiration
Studio album by Cilla Black
Released 3 July 1970
Recorded 1969/1970
Genre Pop, Soul
Label Parlophone Records/EMI
PCS7103 (stereo)
Producer George Martin
Cilla Black chronology
Surround Yourself with Cilla
Sweet Inspiration

Sweet Inspiration is the title of Cilla Black's fifth solo studio album released in 1970 by Parlophone Records. The album peaked at number 42 in the UK Albums Chart in July 1970 .[1]


On September 7, 2009, EMI Records released a special edition of the album exclusively to digital download. This re-issue features all of the album's original recordings re-mastered by Abbey Road Studios from original 1/4" stereo master tapes. A digital booklet containing original album artwork, detailed track information and rare photographs will be available from iTunes with purchases of the entire album re-issue.

Track listing[edit]

Side one

  1. "Sweet Inspiration" (John Cameron)
  2. "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" (Jimmy Holiday, Randy Myers, Jackie DeShannon)
  3. "The April Fools" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
  4. "I Can't Go on Living Without You" (Elton John, Bernie Taupin)
  5. "From Both Sides Now" (Joni Mitchell)
  6. "Across the Universe" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)

Side B

  1. "Black Paper Roses" (Belle Gonzalez)
  2. "Mysterious People (Det Gatfulla Folket)" (Olle Adolphson, Hal Shaper)
  3. "Dear Madame" (Les Reed, Geoff Stephens)
  4. "Oh Pleasure Man" (Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway, Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood)
  5. "Little Pleasure Acre" (Roger Greenaway, Roger Cook)
  6. "For Once in My Life" (Orlando Murden, Ron Miller)
  7. "Rule Britannia" (Thomas Augustine Arne)



Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1970) Peak
UK Albums Chart 42


  1. ^ Chartstats.com Cilla Black Sweet Inspiration UK Album Chart

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