This Summer (Squeeze song)

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"This Summer"
Squeeze this summer.jpg
Single by Squeeze
from the album Ridiculous
Released21 August 1995 (UK)
Format5" CD, cassette
Recorded?
GenreRock
Length3:39
LabelA&M
Songwriter(s)Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook
Producer(s)Squeeze & Peter Smith
Squeeze singles chronology
"It's Over"
(1994)
"This Summer"
(1995)
"Electric Trains"
(1995)

"This Summer" is a song by Squeeze released as the first single from their eleventh album, Ridiculous.

Two versions of the single were released, each with entirely different B-sides. Disc 1 contained a live cover of Britpop group Blur's song "End of a Century". The single peaked at number 36 in the UK Singles Chart in September 1995.[1] A remix reached number 32 in the UK Chart in August 1996.[1]

Track listing[edit]

CD #1
  1. "This Summer" (3:39)
  2. "End of a Century (live)" (2:44)
  3. "Periscope" (3:54)
CD #2
  1. "This Summer" (3:39)
  2. "Goodbye Girl (live)" (2:35)
  3. "All the King's Horses" (4:08)

1996 remix and re-release[edit]

"This Summer (remix)"
Squeeze this summer remix.jpg
Single by Squeeze
from the album Ridiculous
Released12 August 1996 (UK)
Format5" CD
Recorded?
GenreRock
Length3:37
LabelA&M
Songwriter(s)Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook
Producer(s)Peter Smith & Glenn Tilbrook
Squeeze singles chronology
"Heaven Knows"
(1996)
"This Summer (remix)"
(1996)
"Down in the Valley"
(1998)

The remix was released as a UK single in 1996, almost a year after the original. It charted marginally better, peaking at #32; to date, this represents Squeeze's final appearance on any singles chart in any country.

Three versions of the single were released, each with a different set of B-sides.

Track listing[edit]

CD #1
  1. "This Summer (remix)" (3:37)
  2. "Electric Trains (Narrow Gauge mix)" (4:51)
  3. "Heaven Knows" (3:42)
  4. "This Summer" (3:38)
CD #2
  1. "This Summer (remix)" (3:37)
  2. "Cool for Cats" (3:12)
  3. "Up the Junction" (3:11)
  4. "Black Coffee In Bed" (6:09)
CD #3
  1. "This Summer (remix)" (3:37)
  2. "Sweet as a Nut" (3:41)
  3. "In Another Lifetime" (3:35)
  4. "Never There" (3:04)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 522/3. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.

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