853-5937

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"853-5937"
Squeeze 853 5937.jpg
Single by Squeeze
from the album Babylon and On
Released January 1988 (UK), February 1988 (US)
Format 7" and 12" vinyl
Length 3:21
Label A&M
Writer(s) Glenn Tilbrook, Chris Difford
Producer(s) Eric "ET" Thorngren, Glenn Tilbrook
Squeeze singles chronology
"The Waiting Game"
(1987)
"853-5937"
(1988)
"Footprints"
(1988)

"853-5937" written by Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford, was the fourth UK single and the second US single released from Squeeze's seventh album, Babylon and On. While the track did not chart in the UK, it managed to reach number 32 on the US Hot 100 charts.

In 1988 the London phone number (01) 853 5937 would have been in Greenwich, south east London.[1] Its modern-day equivalent post-year 2000 would be (020) 8853 5937.[2]

Track listing[edit]

7"[edit]

  1. "853-5937" (3:21)
  2. "Tough Love" (3:06)

12"[edit]

  1. "853-5937" (3:21)
  2. "Tough Love" (3:06)
  3. "853-5937 (Bonus Buff mix)" (3:26)

7" (North American release)[edit]

  1. "853-5937" (3:21)
  2. "Take Me I'm Yours (live)" (4:03)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "01 for London". Scot.scotshome.com. 1990-05-06. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  2. ^ "020 Area Code - UK Area Code Finder". Area-codes.org.uk. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 

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