Single: American Squirm

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Tracks Release date Media Catalog number Comments
Side A:
American Squirm [2:29]
Performed by Nick Lowe
Side B:
(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding? [3:31]
Performed by Nick Lowe & His Sound (Elvis Costello & The Attractions)
1978-11-23 7" Radar ADA 26 UK, ps and promo, no ps
1978 7" Radar WB 17.281 Netherlands
Side A:
American Squirm (Remastered) [2:31]
Side B:
(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding? (Remastered) [3:22]
2020-11-__ 7" Universal UMe
B0031761-01 S-03
Worldwide, available only in
Armed Forces Super Deluxe box set "American Squirm 7""


Artwork

7" UK Radar ADA 26
AMERICAN SQUIRM UK FRONT.JPG AMERICAN SQUIRM UK BACK.JPG AMERICAN SQUIRM UK A.JPG AMERICAN SQUIRM UK B.JPG "EC in the clouds"

7" UK Radar ADA 26 PROMO
NICK LOWE AMERICAN SQUIRM ADA 26 DEMO A-SIDE.jpg NICK LOWE AMERICAN SQUIRM ADA 26 DEMO B-SIDE.jpg
Images with thanks to Stephen Tomlinson

7" Netherlands Radar WB 17.281
American Squirm NETHERLANDS FRONT.JPG American Squirm NETHERLANDS BACK.JPG American Squirm NETHERLANDS A SIDE.JPG American Squirm NETHERLANDS B SIDE.JPG

7" Worldwide UMe B0031761-01 S-03
2020 DELUXE AMERICAN SQUIRM FRONT.JPG 2020 DELUXE AMERICAN SQUIRM BACK.JPG 2020 DELUXE AMERICAN SQUIRM A SIDE.JPG 2020 DELUXE AMERICAN SQUIRM B SIDE.JPG

Personnel

  • "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.


Notes

  • 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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