Worldwide (Everything but the Girl album)

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Worldwide
Worldwide Album.jpg
Studio album by Everything but the Girl
Released 23 September 1991
Recorded Livingston Recording Studios, London
Length 44:01
Label Blanco y Negro
Producer Everything but the Girl
Everything but the Girl chronology
The Language of Life
(1990)The Language of Life1990
Worldwide
(1991)
Acoustic
(1992)Acoustic1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Worldwide is the sixth album by Everything but the Girl, released on 1 October 1991. The albums Worldwide and Acoustic (1992) were reissued together by Edsel Records as a 2-disc set in 2012.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Old Friends" (Watt) - 3:45
  2. "Understanding" (Watt, Thorn) - 4:11
  3. "You Lift Me Up" (Thorn) - 4:13
  4. "Talk to Me Like the Sea" (Watt) - 4:30
  5. "British Summertime" (Watt, Thorn) - 3:46
  6. "Twin Cities" (Watt) - 4:35
  7. "Frozen River" (Watt) - 3:48
  8. "One Place" (Thorn) - 4:58
  9. "Politics Aside" (Watt) - 3:24
  10. "Boxing and Pop Music" (Watt) - 5:57
  11. "Feel Alright" (Watt) - 0:54

The German CD reissue of 1992 added "Love is Strange" (Ethel Smith, Sylvia Robinson, Mickey Baker – 3:21) from the Acoustic album between "British Summer Time" and "Twin Cities".[2]

Worldwide/Acoustic 2012 Edsel Records track listing[edit]

Disc: 1

  1. "Old Friends"
  2. "Understanding"
  3. "You Lift Me Up"
  4. "Talk To Me Like The Sea"
  5. "British Summertime"
  6. "Twin Cities"
  7. "Frozen River"
  8. "One Place"
  9. "Politics Aside"
  10. "Boxing And Pop Music"
  11. "Feel Alright"
  12. "Twin Cities" [Wildwood Remix]
  13. "Twin Cities" [The Green Plains A Cappella Mix]
  14. "Politics Aside" [instrumental]
  15. "British Summertime" [home demo]
  16. "Frozen River" [home demo]
  17. "Understanding" [home demo]

Disc: 2

  1. "Love Is Strange"
  2. "Tougher Than The Rest"
  3. "Time After Time"
  4. "Alison"
  5. "The Only Living Boy In New York"
  6. "Gabriel"
  7. "Birds"
  8. "Horses In The Room"
  9. "Didn’t Know I Was Looking For Love"
  10. "My Head Is My Only House"
  11. "Unless It Rains"
  12. "Political Science"
  13. "A Piece Of My Mind"
  14. "I Didn’t Know I Was Looking For Love" [home demo]
  15. "Thirteen" [home demo]
  16. "Kotton Krown" [Toronto, Bathurst Street Theater, 1994]
  17. "Talk To Me Like The Sea" [Toronto, Bathurst Street Theatre, 1994]
  18. "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" [Queen’s Theatre, London, 1992]
  19. "Let It Be Me" [Hammersmith Odeon, 1990]
  20. "Apron Strings" [Minneapolis & St Paul World Theatre, 1990]
  21. "Back To The Old House" [Hammersmith Odeon, 1990]
  22. "Fascination" [live in Manchester]

Personnel[edit]

Everything but the Girl
  • Tracey Thorn - vocals
  • Ben Watt - synthesizer, guitar, synthesizer bass, piano, organ, drum and sound programming, background vocals

with:

  • Ralph Salmins - drums, cymbals
  • James McMillan - flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Ralph Salmins - percussion
  • Geoff Gascoyne - bass
  • Damon Butcher - piano
  • Martin Ditcham - percussion
  • Greg Lester - guitar
  • Dick Oatts - alto & soprano saxophone
  • Peter Murray - organ
  • Steve Pearce - bass
  • Pete Whyman - tenor saxophone
  • Vinnie Colaiuta - drums
Technical
  • Jerry Boys - engineer
  • Richard Haughton - cover photography

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Country Chart Peak position Citation
1991 UK UK Official Album Chart 29 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Worldwide at AllMusic
  2. ^ Everything but the Girl: Worldwide (Germany, 1992), Discogs. Retrieved 13 April 2013.
  3. ^ "UK Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 23 March 2018.