Farfisa Beat

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"Farfisa Beat"
Squeeze farfisa beat cover.jpg
Single by Squeeze
from the album Argybargy
B-side "Here Comes That Feeling"
Released September 1980 (Denmark/Germany), February 1981 (Switzerland)
Format 7" vinyl
Recorded 1979
Genre Rock, new wave, power pop
Length 2:56
Label A&M
Songwriter(s) Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford
Producer(s) John Wood & Squeeze
Squeeze singles chronology
"Pulling Mussels (From the Shell)"
(1980)
"Farfisa Beat"
(1980)
"Is That Love"
(1981)
Argybargy track listing
11 tracks
Side one
  1. "Pulling Mussels (from the Shell)"
  2. "Another Nail in My Heart"
  3. "Separate Beds"
  4. "Misadventure"
  5. "I Think I'm Go Go"
Side two
  1. "Farfisa Beat"
  2. "Here Comes That Feeling"
  3. "Vicky Verky"
  4. "If I Didn't Love You"
  5. "Wrong Side of the Moon"
  6. "There at the Top"

"Farfisa Beat" was released as a single in Denmark and Germany in 1980, and Switzerland in 1981. The song is from Squeeze's third album, Argybargy. Farfisa refers to the manufacturer of the electronic organ that gives this song its distinct sound.

The band's opinion of the song was not high. Glenn Tilbrook said that he was pleased with the guitar riff, but can't disagree that it was a filler track.[1] Chris Difford said that "the song's crap".[2]

Track listing

  1. Farfisa Beat (2:56)
  2. Here Comes That Feeling (2:05)

External links

  • Squeeze discography at Squeezenet

References

  1. ^ Tilbrook/Difford/Drury. Squeeze: Song By Song. Sanctuary. pp. 68–69.
  2. ^ Tilbrook/Difford/Drury. Squeeze: Song By Song. Sanctuary. pp. 68–69.


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