Singles – 45's and Under

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Singles – 45's and Under
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Compilation album by Squeeze
Released 22 October 1982
Recorded 1978 – 1982
Genre New wave, power pop, post-punk
Length 44:10
43:36 (US version)
Label A&M
Producer various
Squeeze chronology
Sweets from a Stranger
(1982)Sweets from a Stranger1982
Singles – 45's and Under
(1982)
Difford & Tilbrook
(1984)Difford & Tilbrook1984
Singles from Singles – 45's and Under
  1. "Annie Get Your Gun"
    Released: 8 October 1982

Singles – 45's and Under is a compilation album by Squeeze, released on the A&M Records label on 22 October 1982.[citation needed] The album consists of all their singles from 1978 to 1982 in chronological order, with the exception of their second single, "Bang Bang", and includes a new song, "Annie Get Your Gun", which was released as a single ahead of the album. It was the band's biggest selling album, having been certified platinum in both the UK and the US.

The album included "Is That Love" and "Labelled With Love" produced by Elvis Costello and Roger Bechirian, "Tempted" produced by Elvis Costello and Roger Bechirian and featuring Elvis Costello on backing vocals, and "Black Coffee in Bed" which also featured Costello on backing vocals.[1] Additionally, it included the US single version of "Goodbye Girl", which features slightly different lyrics from both the album and UK single versions. The US version of the album substituted "If I Didn't Love You" for "Labelled with Love".

More recent prints of the album are released by Universal (A&M's parent company) under its 20th Century Masters banner.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written and composed by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook.

Side one
  1. "Take Me I'm Yours" – 2:48
  2. "Goodbye Girl" (US single version) – 3:05
  3. "Cool for Cats" – 3:10
  4. "Up the Junction" – 3:10
  5. "Slap and Tickle" – 4:16
  6. "Another Nail in My Heart" – 2:55
  7. "Pulling Mussels (From the Shell)" – 4:00
Side two
  1. "Labelled with Love" – 4:44 / "If I Didn't Love You" (US) – 4:10
  2. "Is That Love" – 2:30
  3. "Tempted" – 4:00
  4. "Black Coffee in Bed" – 6:10
  5. "Annie Get Your Gun" – 3:22

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Squeeze: Singles - 45's And Under". Elviscostello.info. 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2015-12-25. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 522/3. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "Singles – 45's and Under – Squeeze – Awards – AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "British album certifications – Squeeze – Singles – 45's and Under". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Singles – 45's and Under in the search field and then press Enter.
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Squeeze – Singles – 45's and Under". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH