|"I Only Want My Love to Grow in You"|
|Single by Strawbs|
|from the album Deep Cuts|
|A-side||"I Only Want My Love to Grow in You"|
|B-side||"(Wasting My Time) Thinking of You"|
|Songwriter(s)||Dave Cousins, Chas Cronk|
|Strawbs singles chronology|
"I Only Want My Love to Grow in You" is a song by English band Strawbs featured on their 1976 album Deep Cuts.
The song was written by Dave Cousins and Chas Cronk and was the first single to be released under their new deal with Oyster Records. This was the first single to be written by the Cousins/Cronk partnership and was chosen for its radio friendliness. Indeed it was BBC Radio 1's record of the week when released and got plenty of airplay. However, this did not translate into record sales
|United Kingdom||1976||Oyster||7" single||2066 705|
|United States||1976||Oyster||7" single||OY-705||B-side "I Only Want My Love to Grow in You" (Mono version)|
|Japan||Oyster||7" single||DWQ 6016|
|Netherlands||1976||Oyster||7" single||2066 705|
|France||1976||Oyster||7" single||2066 705|
|Germany||1976||Oyster||7" single||2066 705|
|Belgium||1976||Oyster||7" single||2066 705|
|New Zealand||1976||Oyster||7" single||2066 705|
|South Africa||1977||Polydor||7" single||PS 453|
The B-side track "(Wasting My Time) Thinking of You" is another Cousins/Cronk composition also appearing on the album.
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