In May 1982.

In May 1982, “A&M” label released “Sweets from a Stranger”, the fifth Squeeze studio album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Ramport Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil McDonald, Chris Difford, Glen Tilbrook, John Bentley, Don Snow and Gilson Lavis.


  • Chris Difford– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Glenn Tilbrook– lead guitar, keyboards, lead & backing vocals
  • John Bentley– bass, backing vocals
  • Don Snow– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Gilson Lavis– drums
  • Elvis Costello- backing vocals
  • Del Newman- string arrangements
  • Paul Young- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook.

  1. Out of Touch
  2. I Can’t Hold On
  3. Points of View
  4. Stranger Than the Stranger on the Shore
  5. Onto the Dance Floor
  6. When the Hangover Strikes
  7. Black Coffee in Bed
  8. I’ve Returned
  9. Tongue Like a Knife
  10. His House Her Home
  11. The Very First Dance
  12. The Elephant Ride



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