Love Versus Money

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Love versus Money
Love Versus Money by Noiseworks.jpg
Studio album by Noiseworks
Released 5 July 1991
Genre Pub rock
Label Sony
Producer Randy Jackson
Noiseworks chronology
Love versus Money
Greatest Hits
Singles from Love versus Money
  1. "Freedom"
    Released: May 1990
  2. "Miles & Miles"
    Released: October 1990
  3. "Hot Chilli Woman"
    Released: June 1991
  4. "R.I.P. (Millie)"
    Released: September 1991
  5. "Take You Higher"
    Released: 1992

Love versus Money is the third and most commercially successful album by Australian rock band Noiseworks. It contained the Top 10 hit "Hot Chilli Woman".

Amongst the well-known names that contributed to the album were Snap! singer Penny Ford, Vika Bull and Michael Hutchence of INXS. The album also contained a tribute to frontman Jon Stevens's late mother who had died from cancer, the song was titled "R.I.P. (Millie)".

This was to be the final studio album for phase one of Noiseworks, and they disbanded shortly after. However, in December 2007 lead singer Jon Stevens announced that Noiseworks, who had reformed in that year (minus keyboardist Justin Stanley), were returning to the studio in 2008 to record their first album together in sixteen years.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Jealousy (Is a Curse)"   Jon Stevens, Steve Balbi, Justin Stanley[1] 3:49
2. "Hot Chilli Woman"   Balbi, Stanley[1] 3:24
3. "Liberty Bell"   Kevin Nicol, Balbi, Stuart Fraser, Stevens, Stanley 3:55
4. "R.I.P. (Millie)"   Nicol, Balbi, Fraser, Stevens, Stanley[1] 4:35
5. "Take You Higher"   Sly Stone 3:36
6. "Day Will Come"   Nicol, Balbi, Fraser, Stevens, Stanley[1] 3:46
7. "Miles & Miles"   Balbi, Fraser, Stevens, Stanley[1] 4:16
8. "Don't Lead Me On"   Balbi, Nicol, Stanley[1] 4:46
9. "Everyday People"   Balbi, Fraser, Stevens, Stanley[1] 4:05
10. "Burning Cross"   Nicol, Balbi, Fraser, Stevens, Stanley[1] 3:55
11. "Love versus Money"   Nicol, Balbi, Fraser, Stevens, Stanley  
12. "Freedom"   Balbi, Fraser, Stanley, Stevens[2] 3:17

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1991 Australian ARIA Albums Chart 1[3]
Preceded by
Blind Love by Ratcat
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
21–27 July 1991
Succeeded by
Vagabond Heart by Rod Stewart




  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) search engine". APRA. Retrieved 7 July 2010.  Note: requires user to input song title e.g. JEALOUSY IS A CURSE
  2. ^ "Freedom". ASCAP. Retrieved 8 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Discography Noiseworks". Australian charts portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 8 July 2010.