Build (song)

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Single by The Housemartins
from the album The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death
Released November 1987[1]
Recorded Fairview Studios[2]
Length 4:45
Label Go! Discs
Writer(s) Paul Heaton, Stan Cullimore.
The Housemartins singles chronology
Me and the Farmer Build There Is Always Something There to Remind Me

"Build" is a song[3] released in November 1987 as the third single from the album The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death by British band The Housemartins. It follows the softer template of the group's later material and reached no. 15 in the UK Singles Chart. The song was a massive hit in Brazil due to its inclusion in the telenovela "Bebê a Bordo" as the theme song for main character Ana. [4] [5]


Chart (1987) Peak
New Zealand Singles Chart 41
Dutch Singles Chart 65
Irish Singles Chart 9
UK Singles Chart[5] 15


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  2. ^ "Fairview Recording Studio - CDs and Vinyl at Discogs". Retrieved 2012-12-03. 
  3. ^ "BUILD - The Housemartins (letra e vьdeo)". 2012-01-27. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
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  5. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 261. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.