Slap and Tickle


Slap and Tickle

Single infobox | Name = Slap And Tickle


Artist = Squeeze
from Album = Cool for Cats
Released = August 31, 1979 (UK)
Format = 7" vinyl
Recorded = 1978
Genre = Rock
Length = 4:19
Label = A&M Records
Producer = John Wood & Squeeze
Chart position =

  • #24 (UK Singles Chart)

Reviews =
Last single = "Up the Junction" (1979)
This single = "Slap And Tickle" (1979)
Next single = "Christmas Day" (1979) |

"Slap And Tickle" was the fourth and final single released from Squeeze's second album, "Cool for Cats". "Slap and tickle" is a British euphemism for sexual activity, but the phrase also refers to the funky style of bass guitar played by Harry Kakoulli on this track.

Track listing

# "Slap And Tickle" (4:19)
# "All's Well" (2:25)

External links

* [http://www.squeezenet.co.uk/ Squeeze discography at Squeezenet]


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