Difford & Tilbrook (album)

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Difford & Tilbrook
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ReleasedJuly 1984
Studio Good Earth Studios and Solid Bond Studios, London, UK
Genre New wave
Label A&M
Producer Tony Visconti, E.T. Thorngren, Difford & Tilbrook
Squeeze chronology
Singles – 45's and Under
Difford & Tilbrook
Cosi Fan Tutti Frutti
Singles from Difford & Tilbrook
  1. "Love's Crashing Waves"
    Released: June 1984
  2. "Hope Fell Down"
    Released: September 1984
  3. "Picking Up the Pieces"
    Released: 1984 (US only)
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Difford & Tilbrook is the only studio album released by Difford & Tilbrook. Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook were the main songwriters in the new wave band Squeeze until their 1982 breakup. The duo continued to write songs together, and in 1984 released this self-titled effort.


Because Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook have always been the songwriters and only constant members of Squeeze, Difford & Tilbrook is often considered to be a Squeeze album in all but name. [1] Several remastered tracks from this album have been included on Squeeze compilations such as Piccadilly Collection and Excess Moderation (both released in 1996), and tracks "Hope Fell Down" and "Love's Crashing Waves" have regularly been included in Squeeze setlists since 2010. [3]

Track listing

All songs written by Difford and Tilbrook.

Side one
  1. "Action Speaks Faster" – 4:50
  2. "Love's Crashing Waves" – 3:08
  3. "Picking Up the Pieces" – 3:18
  4. "On My Mind Tonight" – 4:08
  5. "Man for All Seasons" – 2:35
Side two
  1. "Hope Fell Down" – 4:22
  2. "Wagon Train" – 3:36
  3. "You Can't Hurt the Girl" – 3:01
  4. "Tears for Attention" – 4:50 (Produced by Eric "ET" Thorngren, Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook)
  5. "The Apple Tree" – 4:24


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