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Performer: Sweet
Genre: Rock
Title: Give Us A Wink
Country: UK
Released: 1976
Style: Glam
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Give Us a Wink is the fourth studio album by British rock band Sweet. It was the first album to be fully written and produced by the band members. Previously they had relied on material from the songwriting team of Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman.

Sweet - Give Us A Wink (1976).

Sweet ‎– Give Us A Wink. Cardboard sleeve reissue release from Sweet featuring SHM-CD format and 2016 remastering. The mini LP replicates its US first pressing LP (die-cut), and includes an obi replicating the one included in its Japanese first pressing LP. Comes with lyrics and a description.

Give Us A Wink, the fourth album by the British glam rock band Sweet, was released on February 16th, 1976. Give Us A Wink was the first album by Sweet to be fully written by the band members. The group previously gave almost all the songwriting to Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn, who had produced a few of their albums in the past. Give Us a Wink Q&A. Producers Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn & Sweet. Writers Andy Scott, Brian Connolly, Mick Tucker & 1 more. Arrangement Andy Scott, Brian Connolly, Mick Tucker & 1 more. Bass Guitar Steve Priest.

Give Us a Wink is the fourth album by British rock band Sweet. The Sweet (also known as Sweet) is a British glam rock band that rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s.

By: The Sweet (1976, Rock). More albums from The Sweet: Land Of Hope And Glory by The Sweet. The Sweet‎ (Live) Litte Willy by The Sweet. Level Headed Rehearsals . 2. Live In Denmark 1976 by The Sweet. Live At The Marquee 1986 by The Sweet. Live At The Rainbow 1973 (The Complete Concert) by The Sweet.

Give Us a Wink is the fourth album by Sweet. Previously they had relied on cover songs or writers such as Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman. Give Us a Wink contains two singles, "Action" and "The Lies in Your Eyes" that were recorded and released prior to the album itself.

Building on the momentum caused from the runaway success of Desolation Boulevard, Sweet forged ahead and shoved Give Us a Wink out to satisfy their growing legions of rabid fans. Doing it all without the aid of Chinn & Chapman, they truly held their destiny in their own hands for the very first time. Action" gave them another Top Ten hit, and along with such other notable cuts as "Cockroach" and "Yesterday's Rain," they proved they had the goods.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Action
Written-By – Scott*, Connolly*, Tucker*, Priest*
3:44
A2 Yesterday's Rain
Written-By – Scott*, Connolly*, Tucker*, Priest*
5:16
A3 White Mice
Written-By – Scott*, Connolly*, Tucker*, Priest*
5:00
A4 Healer
Written-By – Scott*, Connolly*, Tucker*, Priest*
7:18
B1 The Lies In Your Eyes
Written-By – Scott*, Connolly*, Tucker*, Priest*
3:47
B2 Cockroach
Written-By – Scott*, Connolly*, Tucker*, Priest*
3:47
B3 Lady Starlight
Written-By – Andy Scott
3:10
B4 Keep It In
Written-By – Scott*, Connolly*, Tucker*, Priest*
5:00
B5 4th Of July
Piano, Soloist – Trevor GriffinWritten-By – Scott*, Connolly*, Tucker*, Priest*
4:22

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Produced For – Chinebridge Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Audio International Studios
  • Recorded At – Musicland Studios
  • Recorded At – Air Studios
  • Overdubbed At – Audio International Studios
  • Overdubbed At – Musicland Studios
  • Overdubbed At – Kingsway Recorders
  • Mixed At – Musicland Studios
  • Mixed At – Kingsway Recorders
  • Mastered At – Capitol Mastering
  • Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Los Angeles
  • Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Record Company – Capitol Industries-EMI, Inc.
  • Published By – Sweet Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – WB Music Corp.

Credits

  • Art Direction – Pat Doyle
  • Bass Guitar, Vocals, Cello – Steve Priest
  • Design [Sleeve Design], Illustration – Petagno*
  • Engineer – Louie Austin* (tracks: A2, A3, B1 to B5), Mack (tracks: A1 to A4, B2, B4, B5), Nick Ryan (tracks: A1)
  • Guitar, Vocals, Cello, Synthesizer, Talkbox [Voice Bag] – Andy Scott
  • Lacquer Cut By – KP*
  • Lead Vocals, Synthesizer [String Machine] – Brian Connolly
  • Percussion [Fill Percussion], Vocals, Cello, Gong [Phased] – Mick Tucker
  • Producer, Arranged By – Sweet*

Notes

Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Los Angeles pressing denoted by ✲ stamp in runouts.

A1 Tracked and overdubbed at Audio International Studios, mixed at Musicland Studios, Munich
A2, A3, B2, B4, B5 Tracked and overdubbed at Musicland Studios, Munich, mixed and overdubbed at Kingsway Recorders, London
A4 Tracked, overdubbed and mixed at Musicland Studios, Munich
B1 Tracked at Air (London) Studios, overdubbed and mixed at Kingsway Recorders, London
B3 Tracked and overdubbed at Kingsway Recorders, London

℗ 1976 Capitol Records, Inc.
All songs published by Sweet Publishing Ltd./W.B. Music Corp./ASCAP

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix A, on label): ST 1-11496
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix B, on label): ST 2-11496
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etch / MASTERED, 1 ✲ stamped): MASTERED BY CAPITOL ST-1-11496-F-3• 1 ✲
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etch / 1 ✲ MASTERED stamped): KP ST-2-11496-F-3• 1 ✲ MASTERED BY CAPITOL
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Other (Price Code, on spine): 0698

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RS 1036 Sweet* Give Us A Wink ‎(LP, Album) RCA Victor RS 1036 UK 1976
TOCP-3190 Sweet* Give Us A Wink ‎(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records TOCP-3190 Japan 1995
4XT 11496 The Sweet Give Us A Wink ‎(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT 11496 US 1976
4XT 11496 The Sweet Give Us A Wink ‎(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT 11496 Canada 1976
82876 670612 Sweet* Give Us A Wink! ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Unofficial) RCA , Sony BMG Music Entertainment 82876 670612 Russia Unknown

Tracklist

A1 Action
A2 Keep It In
A3 Cockroach (Part 1)
B1 Cockroach (Concl.)
B2 The Lies In Your Eyes
B3 4th Of July
C1 Healer
C2 Lady Starlight
D1 Yesterday's Rain
D2 White Mice

Credits

  • Art Direction – Pat Doyle*
  • Bass Guitar, Vocals – Steve Priest
  • Design [Sleeve], Illustration – Petagno*
  • Engineer – Louie Austin* (tracks: A1-A4, B2, B3), Mack* (tracks: A2-A4, B1-B4), Nick Ryan (tracks: B1)
  • Guitar [All], Vocals, Synthesizer, Voice [Bag] – Andy Scott*
  • Lead Vocals – Brian Connolly
  • Percussion [All], Vocals, Gong [Phased] – Mick Tucker
  • Piano [Solo] – Trevor Griffin (tracks: A4)
  • Producer, Written-By, Arranged By – Sweet*

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RS 1036 Sweet* Give Us A Wink ‎(LP, Album) RCA Victor RS 1036 UK 1976
TOCP-3190 Sweet* Give Us A Wink ‎(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records TOCP-3190 Japan 1995
4XT 11496 The Sweet Give Us A Wink ‎(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT 11496 US 1976
4XT 11496 The Sweet Give Us A Wink ‎(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT 11496 Canada 1976
82876 670612 Sweet* Give Us A Wink! ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Unofficial) RCA , Sony BMG Music Entertainment 82876 670612 Russia Unknown