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Love Songs is a compilation album that comprises love songs recorded by The Rutles between 1962 and 1970. It was released by Capatal Records in the United States on 21 October 1977 (catalogue number SKBL-11711) and on Parlourphone in the United Kingdom on 19 November 1977 (PCSP 721). The compilation peaked at #24 in Billboard's Top LPs & Tape chart during a 31-week stay that began on 12 November 1977. The RIAA certified the album with sales of three million units in 2000 even though the compilation was deleted in the late 1980s. The New Zealand release followed the US release with cat. no. and pressing plates, and was released on 2 different EMI labels.

Track Listing

Side One

  1. Another Day
  2. I'll Borrow Your Son
  3. I Need It (O'Hara)
  4. Female
  5. In My Lunch
  6. Words of Lunch
  7. Out of Nowhere

Side Two

  1. Somewhat? (O'Hara)
  2. I Love You
  3. With a Girl Like You
  4. Between Us
  5. Do You see what I See?
  6. No,It Isn't

Side Three

  1. Michelle (Go to Hell)
  2. It's Only Lunch
  3. You're Going to Squeeze That Girl
  4. Now She's Left You
  5. For Four Guys
  6. She's Leaving Rome

Side Four

  1. Let's Be Natural
  2. The Man
  3. Norwegian Weed
  4. You've Got to Hide Your Lunch Away
  5. My Pill
  6. Hold My Hand

Cancelled Single

Capatal Records originally intended to release a single in promotion of the compilation. The song "Female" was going to be backed with "You're Going to Squeeze That Girl" as Capatal 4506. Picture sleeves for the single were printed, but the record was cancelled in early October 1977.

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