Worldwide (Everything but the Girl album)

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Worldwide
Studio album by Everything but the Girl
Released October 1, 1991
Recorded Livingston Recording Studios, London
Genre Alternative rock, sophisti-pop
Length 44:01
Label Blanco y Negro
Producer Everything but the Girl
Everything but the Girl chronology
The Language of Life
(1990)
Worldwide
(1991)
Acoustic
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Worldwide is the sixth album by Everything but the Girl, released on October 1, 1991. The Worldwide & The Acoustic EP's were reissued together by Edsel Records as a 2 disc Deluxe Set in 2012.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Old Friends" (Watt) - 3:45
  2. "Understanding" (Watt, Thorn) - 4:11
  3. "You Lift Me Up" (Thorn) - 4:13
  4. "Talk to Me Like the Sea" (Watt) - 4:30
  5. "British Summertime" (Watt, Thorn) - 3:46
  6. "Twin Cities" (Watt) - 4:35
  7. "Frozen River" (Watt) - 3:48
  8. "One Place" (Thorn) - 4:58
  9. "Politics Aside" (Watt) - 3:24
  10. "Boxing and Pop Music" (Watt) - 5:57
  11. "Feel Alright" (Watt) - 0:54

The German CD reissue of 1992 added "Love is Strange" (Ethel Smith, Sylvia Robinson, Mickey Baker – 3:21) from the Acoustic album between "British Summer Time" and "Twin Cities".[2]


Worldwide & The Acoustic EP's 2012 Edsel Records Track listing[edit]

Disc: 1

  1. "Old Friends"
  2. "Understanding"
  3. "You Lift Me Up"
  4. "Talk To Me Like The Sea"
  5. "British Summertime"
  6. "Twin Cities"
  7. "Frozen River"
  8. "One Place"
  9. "Politics Aside"
  10. "Boxing And Pop Music"
  11. "Feel Alright"
  12. "Twin Cities" [Wildwood Remix]
  13. "Twin Cities" [The Green Plains A Cappella Mix]
  14. "Politics Aside" [instrumental]
  15. "British Summertime" [home demo]
  16. "Frozen River" [home demo]
  17. "Understanding" [home demo]

Disc: 2

  1. "Love Is Strange"
  2. "Tougher Than The Rest"
  3. "Time After Time"
  4. "Alison"
  5. "The Only Living Boy In New York"
  6. "Gabriel"
  7. "Birds"
  8. "Horses In The Room"
  9. "Didn’t Know I Was Looking For Love"
  10. "My Head Is My Only House"
  11. "Unless It Rains"
  12. "Political Science"
  13. "A Piece Of My Mind"
  14. "I Didn’t Know I Was Looking For Love" [home demo]
  15. "Thirteen" [home demo]
  16. "Kotton Krown" [Toronto, Bathurst Street Theater, 1994]
  17. "Talk To Me Like The Sea" [Toronto, Bathurst Street Theatre, 1994]
  18. "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" [Queen’s Theatre, London, 1992]
  19. "Let It Be Me" [Hammersmith Odeon, 1990]
  20. "Apron Strings" [Minneapolis & St Paul World Theatre, 1990]
  21. "Back To The Old House" [Hammersmith Odeon, 1990]
  22. "Fascination" [live in Manchester]


Personnel[edit]

  • Tracey Thorn - vocals
  • Ben Watt - synthesizer, guitar, synthesizer bass, piano, organ, drum programming, background vocals
  • Ralph Salmins - drums, cymbals
  • James McMillan - flugelhorn
  • Ralph Salmins - percussion
  • Geoff Gascoyne - bass
  • Damon Butcher - piano
  • Martin Ditcham - percussion
  • Greg Lester - guitar
  • Dick Oatts - alto & soprano saxophone
  • Peter Murray - organ
  • Steve Pearce - bass
  • Pete Whyman - tenor saxophone
  • Vinnie Colaiuta - drums
  • James McMillan - trumpet

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