Nick Lowe - Cruel To Be Kind

Nick Lowe - Cruel To Be Kind

Original Release Date

1979

Release Information

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 Placings

UK Chart Hit: 12, 11 wks

Credits

Produced by Nick Lowe

Additional Credits

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 & Opinions

STEVE BUSH, SMASH HITS, SEPTEMBER 6 - 19, 1979: Good, instant, singalong pop music. 'Nuff sed.

Additional Notes

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.

Images

Nick Lowe - Cruel To Be Kind - UK 7" 1979 (Radar - ADA 43) Nick Lowe - Cruel To Be Kind - UK 7" 1979 (Radar - ADA 43) Back Cover

UK 7" 1979 (Radar - ADA 43). Click here for more

Nick Lowe - Cruel To Be Kind - US 7" 1979 (Columbia - 3-11018) A-SideNick Lowe - Cruel To Be Kind - US 7" 1979 (Columbia - 3-11018) B-Side

US 7" 1979 (Columbia - 3-11018). Click here for more

 

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