Single: American Squirm

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American Squirm
American Squirm UK 7" single front sleeve.jpg
Single by
Nick Lowe
ProducerThe Artist aka Nick Lowe
UK 7" back cover
UK 7" back cover detail
"EC in the clouds"
Dutch 7" front cover

Tracks 7"

TitleWriter(s)Performer(s) Length
1. American Squirm  Nick LoweNick Lowe  
2. (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?  Nick LoweNick Lowe And His Sound (Elvis Costello & The Attractions)  

Release information

Release date Media Catalog number Comments
1978-11-23 7" Radar ADA 26 UK
1978 7" Radar WB 17.281 Netherlands


  • "American Squirm":
Nick Lowe - vocals, 8-string bass, guitar
Bruce Thomas - bass
Billy Bremner - guitar, backing vocals
Pete Thomas - drums
Elvis Costello - backing vocals
  • "(What's So Funny, 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding?":
Elvis Costello & The Attractions.


  • The sleeve contains a couple of references to EC; Nick wearing a pair of EC horn-rimmed sunglasses is holding EC Jazzmaster guitar on the front cover, and EC's face is just visible in the clouds on the back cover.

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