Love Not Money

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Love Not Money
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Studio album by
Released15 April 1985 (1985-04-15)
RecordedPowerplant Studios, London
GenreJangle pop[1]
Length35:48
Label
ProducerRobin Millar
Everything but the Girl chronology
Everything but the Girl
(1984)
Love Not Money
(1985)
Baby, the Stars Shine Bright
(1986)
Singles from Love Not Money
  1. "When All's Well"
    Released: 1985
  2. "Angel"
    Released: 1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork5.8/10[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[4]
Spin Alternative Record Guide5/10[5]

Love Not Money is the second studio album by British musical duo Everything but the Girl. It was released on 15 April 1985 by Blanco y Negro Records. Sire Records issued the album in the United States.

Love Not Money was reissued in 2012 as a remastered two-disc deluxe set by Edsel Records.

Track listing[edit]

Original UK release
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."When All's Well"Ben Watt3:03
2."Ugly Little Dreams"Tracey Thorn2:54
3."Shoot Me Down"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
4:13
4."Are You Trying to Be Funny?"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
3:18
5."Sean"Watt3:32
6."Ballad of the Times"Watt3:29
7."Anytown"Watt3:27
8."This Love (Not for Sale)"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
3:07
9."Trouble and Strife"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
3:08
10."Angel"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
5:37
Original US release
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."When All's Well"Watt3:03
2."Heaven Help Me"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
3:20
3."Are You Trying to Be Funny?"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
3:18
4."Ugly Little Dreams"Thorn2:54
5."Shoot Me Down"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
4:13
6."Sean"Watt3:32
7."Ballad of the Times"Watt3:29
8."Kid"Chrissie Hynde3:46
9."Anytown"Watt3:27
10."This Love (Not for Sale)"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
3:07
11."Trouble and Strife"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
3:08
12."Angel"
  • Thorn
  • Watt
5:37

1995 Warner Archives reissue[edit]

2012 Edsel Records reissue[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Everything but the Girl
Additional musicians
  • June Miles-Kingston – drums, backing vocals
  • Philip Moxham – bass
  • Neil Scott – electric guitar
  • Dick Pearce – trumpet
  • Nigel Nash – tenor saxophone
  • B.J. Cole – pedal steel
  • Dick Pearce – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Peter King – alto saxophone
  • Chris Thompson – banjo
  • Dave Golding – tin whistle
  • Robin Millar – piano on "Angel"
Technical
  • Ben Rogan, Mike Pela – engineering
  • Caryn Gough – cover design
  • Humphrey Spender – cover photography, taken from Worktown People: Photographs from Northern England 1937–38

Additionally, Dave Haslam, Geoff Travis and Sid Parker are thanked in the liner notes.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[6] 51
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[7] 26
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[8] 38
UK Albums (OCC)[9] 10

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[10] Gold 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ White, Michael (August 2001). "Everything But the Marine Girls". CMJ New Music Monthly. New York. p. 36. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  2. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Love Not Money – Everything But the Girl". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  3. ^ Harvell, Jess (9 July 2012). "Everything But the Girl: Reissues". Pitchfork. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  4. ^ Sarig, Roni (2004). "Everything but the Girl". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian. The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. pp. 288–89. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  5. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig, eds. (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 0-679-75574-8.
  6. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Everything but the Girl – Love Not Money" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Everything but the Girl – Love Not Money". Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  10. ^ "British album certifications – Everything but the Girl – Love Not Money". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 27 March 2018. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type Love Not Money in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.