Nick Lowe - Cruel To Be Kind
Original Release Date1979
UK 7" 1979 (Radar - ADA 43)
US 7" 1979 (Columbia - 3-11018)
A Cruel To Be Kind 3:26
B Endless Grey Ribbon 3:15
Chart PlacingsUK Chart Hit: 12, 11 wks
Produced by Nick Lowe
Nick Lowe - vocals, bass
Billy Bremner - guitars, backing vocals
Dave Edmunds - guitars, backing vocals
Terry Williams - drums
Bob Andrews - oberheim on 'Endless Grey Ribbon'
Recorded at Eden Studios, London and Love Studios, Helsinki, Finland.
Reviews & OpinionsSTEVE BUSH, SMASH HITS, SEPTEMBER 6 - 19, 1979: Good, instant, singalong pop music. 'Nuff sed.
This is the slower, more acoustic version from Labour Of Lust, backed with a track that appeared only on the UK version of the same LP. The US version did not come in a picture sleeve.
UK 7" 1979 (Radar - ADA 43). Click here for more
US 7" 1979 (Columbia - 3-11018). Click here for more