Rage to Love

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"Rage to Love"
Rage to Love - Kim Wilde.jpg
Single by Kim Wilde
from the album Teases & Dares
B-side "Putty in Your Hands"
Released 15 April 1985
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1984 at Select Sound Studios, Knebworth
Genre Pop, new wave
Length 4:21 (Album Version)
3:50 (7" Version)
Label MCA
Writer(s) Ricki Wilde, Marty Wilde
Producer(s) Ricki Wilde
Kim Wilde singles chronology
"The Touch"
"Rage to Love"

"Rage to Love" is the third and final single from Teases & Dares, the fourth studio album by Kim Wilde. Released in April 1985, the song was remixed by Dave Edmunds for its release as a single. It became Wilde's biggest UK hit for three years, reaching the UK Top 20. The B-side —a cover version of The Shirelles' "Putty in Your Hands"—is an exclusive non-album track. A six-minute extended version of "Rage to Love" was included on the 12" single.

Track listing[edit]

Side A
"Rage to Love" (Ricki Wilde/Marty Wilde) – 3:50
Side B
"Putty in Your Hands" (J. Patton/K. Rogers) – 3:01

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
Australia (Kent Music Report)[1] 94
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[2] 19


  1. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. 
  2. ^ "Kim Wilde: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company.

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