Waters Edge

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For the Seven Mary Three song, see Water's Edge.
Waters Edge
Studio album by Sweet
Released April 1980
Genre Rock
Label Polydor
Producer Sweet, Pip Williams
Sweet chronology
Cut Above the Rest
(1979)
Waters Edge
(1980)
Identity Crisis
(1982)
Alternative cover
Cover of US version

Waters Edge is the eighth album by Sweet, released in 1980.

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Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Steve Priest, Andy Scott, and Mick Tucker except where noted.

European release[edit]

  1. "Sixties Man" (Peter Hutchins, Pip Williams) - 4:12
  2. "Getting in the Mood for Love" - 3:04
  3. "Tell the Truth" (Priest, Scott, Gary Moberley) - 3:34
  4. "Own Up" - 3:19
  5. "Too Much Talking" (Ray McRiner) - 3:57
  6. "Thank You for Loving Me" (Scott, Moberley) - 3:43
  7. "At Midnight" (Scott) - 3:20
  8. "Waters Edge" - 2:59
  9. "Hot Shot Gambler" (Priest) - 3:34
  10. "Give the Lady Some Respect" (McRiner) - 4:30

The song "Own Up" is different from "Own Up, Take a Look at Yourself", released as B-side to the single "Teenage Rampage" in 1974.

Bonus tracks on 2010 reissue[edit]

  1. "Tall Girls" - 4:30
  2. "Oh Yeah!" - 2:21
  3. "Sixties Man" (single version) - 3:52
  4. "Give The Lady Some Respect" (single version) - 3:27

US release (LP only)[edit]

This album was released in the US under the title VI with different cover and sleeve. VI is a generic title referring to the fact that this was Sweet's sixth album released on Capitol Records. The track listing also differed from the Polydor version:

Side One
  1. "Sixties Man" - 4:08
  2. "Own Up" - 3:16
  3. "Too Much Talking" - 3:57
  4. "Tell the Truth" - 3:30
  5. "Getting in the Mood for Love" (edited) - 3:01
Side Two
  1. "Thank You for Loving Me" - 3:40
  2. "At Midnight" - 3:16
  3. "Waters Edge" - 2:54
  4. "Hot Shot Gambler" - 3:32
  5. "Give the Lady Some Respect" (single version) - 3:27

To date, the VI version of this album has never been reissued on CD.

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel