Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be

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Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be
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Studio album by The Sweet
Released November 27, 1971
Genre Pop rock, bubblegum pop
Length 37:14
Label RCA
Producer Phil Wainman
The Sweet chronology
Gimme Dat Ding
(1970)
Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be
(1971)
The Sweet's Biggest Hits
(1972)
Alternative cover
Original German LP cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Funny How Sweet Co-Co Can Be was Sweet's debut album, released in November 1971 on RCA Records in the UK. The same year it was released (also by RCA) in West Germany under the title Funny Funny, How Sweet Co-Co Can Be with a different album cover and an extra song.[2] This song ("Done Me Wrong All Right") was included as an extra track on the 1991 BMG Music CD reissue. It is also the first bonus track on the CD reissue released on January 24th, 2005. It reached number 1 in Finland.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn except where noted.

  1. "Co-Co" – 3:14
  2. "Chop Chop" – 3:00
  3. "Reflections" (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr.) – 2:52
  4. "Honeysuckle Love" (Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker) – 2:55
  5. "Santa Monica Sunshine" – 3:20
  6. "Daydream" (John Sebastian) – 3:13
  7. "Funny Funny" – 2:46
  8. "Tom Tom Turnaround" – 4:07
  9. "Jeanie" (Connolly, Priest, Scott, Tucker) – 2:58
  10. "Sunny Sleeps Late" – 2:58
  11. "Spotlight" (Connolly, Priest, Scott, Tucker) – 2:47
  12. "Done Me Wrong All Right" (Connolly, Priest, Scott, Tucker) – 2:57 (missing on some original editions - bonus track on all CD editions of the album)

Bonus tracks on 2005 reissue[edit]

  1. "Be With You Soon" (out-take) (Scott) – 3:34
  2. "You're Not Wrong for Loving Me" (single B-side) (Connolly, Priest, Scott, Tucker) – 2:44
  3. "Alexander Graham Bell" (single A-side) – 2:53
  4. "Poppa Joe" (single A-side) – 3:07
  5. "Little Willy" (single A-side) – 3:10
  6. "Man From Mecca" (single B-side) (Connolly, Priest, Scott, Tucker) – 2:45
  7. "Wig-Wam Bam" (single A-side) – 3:01
  8. "New York Connection" (single B-side) (Connolly, Priest, Scott, Tucker) – 4:01
  9. "Paperback Writer" (Japanese single A-side, b/w "Chop Chop") (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 2:18 (not included on 2015 reissue)
  10. "Lucille / Great Balls of Fire" (BBC session) (Albert Collins, Little Richard / Otis Blackwell, Jack Hammer) – 2:47 (not included on 2015 reissue)

Disc 2 of 2015 reissue[edit]

  1. Slow Motion
  2. It's Lonely Out There
  3. Lollipop Man
  4. Time
  5. All You'll Ever Get From Me
  6. The Juicer
  7. Get On The Line
  8. Mr. McGallagher

Personnel[edit]

  • Brian Connolly - lead vocals (except as noted)
  • Steve Priest - bass guitar (except 1, 7, 15, 16, 17), lead vocals (track 2), backing vocals
  • Andy Scott - guitars (except 1, 7, 15, 16, 17), lead vocals (track 13), backing vocals
  • Mick Tucker - drums (except 1, 7, 15, 16, 17), backing vocals
Additional personnel
  • John Roberts - bass (tracks 1, 7, 15, 16, 17)
  • Phil Wainman - drums, percussion (tracks 1, 7, 15, 16, 17), production
  • Pip Williams - guitar (tracks 1, 7, 15, 16, 17), arrangement (track 3)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Funny Funny, How Sweet Co-Co Can Be album cover and track list". Private Sweet collector. Retrieved 2008-10-01.