|Too Much, Too Little, Too Late|
|Released||14 September 1998|
|Recorded||Maison Rouge/Chapel and Eden Studios|
|Genre||Power pop, cover version|
|Length||7:45 (7"/cass)/12:51 (CD)|
|Producer||Al Clay/Silver Sun|
|Silver Sun chronology|
Too Much, Too Little, Too Late was a 1998 EP and single by the British power pop band Silver Sun. The title track was a cover of the John Vallins song that was US #1 hit for Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams. It was the biggest commercial success to date for the band reaching #20 in the UK Singles Chart.
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