The Back of Love" is a single which was released by Echo & the Bunnymen on 21 May 1982. It reached number nineteen on the UK Singles Chart the same month. It was subsequently added to the [1 ] album which was released on 4 February 1983. Porcupine
The single was
produced by Ian Broudie under the pseudonym Kingbird. The a-side of the single was recorded at Trident Studios in London, while the b-side was recorded at Square One Studios in Liverpool. The b-side to both the [2 ] 7" and 12" versions of the single is "The Subject". The 12" has an extra track on the b-side, "Fuel".
The cover of both the 7" and 12" versions is painting by
Henry Scott Tuke called "The Promise" which was on display at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool.
The song was
covered by the American rock group Burning Airlines on the 1998 "Always Something There to Remind Me / Back of Love" single, a split release with Braid who performed "Always Something There to Remind Me".
Track listings [ edit ]
All tracks written by
Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Les Pattinson and Pete de Freitas.
(Korova KOW 24 and WEA K 19175)
"The Back of Love" – 3:13
"The Subject" – 5:06
(Korova KOW 24T)
"The Back of Love"
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