|Difford & Tilbrook|
|Studio album by|
|Studio||Good Earth Studios and Solid Bond Studios, London, UK|
|Producer||Tony Visconti, E.T. Thorngren, Difford & Tilbrook|
|Singles from Difford & Tilbrook|
|The Rolling Stone Album Guide|
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.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.
All songs written by Difford and Tilbrook.
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