Straight to You

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"Straight to You"
Nick Cave - Straight to You.jpg
Single by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
from the album Henry's Dream
B-side "Jack the Ripper"
Released 30 March 1992 (1992-03-30)
Format 7", 12", CD
Recorded November – December 1991 (1991-12) at Sound City Studios, Van Nuys, CA
Genre Post-punk, punk blues
Length 4:34
Label Mute
Songwriter(s) Nick Cave
Producer(s) David Briggs
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds singles chronology
"The Weeping Song"
(1990)
"Straight to You"
(1992)
"I Had a Dream, Joe"
(1992)
"The Weeping Song"
(1990)
"Straight to You"
(1992)
"I Had a Dream, Joe"
(1992)

Straight to You is a song by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds appearing on their 1992 album Henry's Dream. It was released as a single in 1992 by Mute Records.

Accolades[edit]

Year Publication Country Accolade Rank
1992 NME United Kingdom Singles of the Year[1] 12
Select Singles of the Year[2] 47
2014 NME 500 Greatest Songs of All Time[3] 218

Formats and track listing[edit]

All songs written by Nick Cave.

UK 7" single (MUTE 140)
  1. "Straight to You" – 4:34
  2. "Jack the Ripper" – 2:47
UK CD single (CD MUTE 140)
  1. "Straight to You" – 4:34
  2. "Jack the Ripper" – 3:44
  3. "Blue Bird" – 2:46

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from the Straight to You liner notes.[4]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[5] 68
Australian Singles Chart[6] 96

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 1992 Mute CD, LP MUTE 140

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NME Singles 1992". NME. 1992. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Select End of Year Lists: 1992 Singles". Select. 1992. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ "NME 500 Greatest Songs of All Time". NME. February 8, 2014. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 
  4. ^ Straight to You (booklet). Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. London, United Kingdom: Mute Records. 1992. 
  5. ^ "Straight to You/Jack the Ripper". officialcharts.com. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Straight to You". australian-charts.com. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 

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