Big on Love

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"Big on Love"
Single by Models
from the album Out of Mind, Out of Sight
B-side Preacher from the Black Lagoon
Released 18 November 1984 (1984-11-18)
Format Vinyl, 7"
Genre New wave, rock
Length 3:52
Label Mushroom Records
Writer(s) Sean Kelly, Reggie Lucas
Producer(s) Reggie Lucas
Models singles chronology
"Tropic of Cancer"
"Big on Love"

Big on Love is a song by Australian new wave rock band Models. It was released as a single on 18 November 1984, well ahead of the album, Out of Mind, Out of Sight, which appeared in August the following year.[1] It peaked at No. 24 on the Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart in 1984.[2] It was produced for Mushroom Records by Reggie Lucas,[3] and was co-written by Sean Kelly, the group's lead guitarist and lead vocalist, and Lucas.[4] For the single, Models line up was Kelly, James Freud on backing vocals and bass guitar, Roger Mason on keyboards, Barton Price on drums, and James Valentine on saxophone.[1][5] They were joined on guest backing vocals by Sherine Abeyratne of Big Pig.[1][5]


  1. ^ a b c McFarlane, Ian (1999). "Encyclopedia entry for 'Models'". Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86448-768-2. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, NSW: Australian Chart Book Ltd. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  Note: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1974 until Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) created their own charts in mid-1988. In 1992, Kent back calculated chart positions for 1970–1974.
  3. ^ Nimmervoll, Ed. "Models". Howlspace. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "'Big on Love' at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Holmgren, Magnus; Baird, Paul; Aubrey, Ross; Acosta, Lisa. "The Models". Australian Rock Database. Passagen (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2014. 

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