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sweat in bullet


composers
Lyrics: Kerr
Music: Simple Minds
Written by: Burchill / Forbes / Kerr / MacNeil / McGee (Post 2012 credit)


publisher
© EMI Music Publishing.
© Bucks Music/Hornall Brothers/EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (Post 2012 credit)
© JKMC-Bucks Music Group Ltd / Hornall Music / EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (Post 2013 credit)


background
One of a batch of songs written in a flat in Edinburgh at the start of 1981, Sweat In Bullet (or Twenty One as it was first called) was first tried out live during the mini-tour of the USA and Canada.

It ended up as the second track on Sons And Fascination, but was subsequently remixed by Pete Walsh to become the title track of the third single from the set.




lyrics
Airmobility,
Dressability,
Tranquil,
You'll never meet again.
Eyes small,
Take another fine walk.
Expose,
Society can gain,
Great face,
White soul,
Great place,
Then say goodbye.
You take a walk,
Another fine walk.
Mission,
Motion.
Rolling and tumbling,
Ambition in motion,
Rolling and tumbling,
She's sweating bullets.
Grow in size,
Grow in fame,
Grow more,
Take more,
Uncontrollable,
Unworkable.

Airmobility,
Dressability,
Tranquil,
You'll never meet again.
Eyes small,
Take another fine walk,
Expose,
Society can gain,
Great face,
White soul,
Great place,
Then say goodbye.
You take a walk,
Another fine walk,
Mission,
Motion.

Rolling and tumbling,
Ambition in motion,
Rolling and tumbling,
She's sweating bullets.
Grow in size,
Grow in fame,
Grow more,
Take more,
Uncontrollable,
Unworkable.

Airmobility,
Dressability,
C'est la vie.
Inside,
You're doing things,
Making face,
Making moves,
You'll never do again.
Great face,
White soul,
Great shame,
Poison in your hand.
Take a walk,
Take another fine walk,
Mission,
Motion.

Rolling and tumbling...



discography
Remix (3:00)
Producer: Steve Hillage
Engineer: Hugh Jones
Remix: Pete Walsh

Sweat In Bullet 7" single Sweat In Bullet 7" double-pack single Themes For Great Cities Promo LP Themes For Great Cities LP Themes For Great Cities MC Celebrate: The Greatest Hits + Promo CD Celebrate: The Greatest Hits + 3CD


Album Version (4:30)
Producer: Steve Hillage
Engineer: Hugh Jones

Love Song Spanish 7" promotional single Sons And Fascination/Sister Feelings Call Limited Edition LP Sons And Fascination LP Sons And Fascination MC Sons And Fascination Canadian LP Sons And Fascination CD Sons And Fascination LP (Virgin Budget Reissue) Sons And Fascination MC (Virgin Budget Reissue) The Best Of Simple Minds CD1 Promo The Best Of US Promo The Best Of The Best Of SACD Sons And Fascination Remaster Promo CD Sons And Fascination Remaster Limited Edition CD 81-95 DJ Copy The Best Of Night Of The Proms Special Remastered Edition Sons And Fascination Remaster CD Early Gold Promo CD Early Gold CD Early Gold US Promo CD Early Gold US Promo CD Gift Pack Limited Edition X5 Sons And Fascination Promo CD X5 The Best Of Donna Moderna cover CD Five Album Set The Vinyl Collection (79,84)

Extended Remix (7:22)
Producer: Steve Hillage
Engineer: Hugh Jones
Remix: Pete Walsh

Sweat In Bullet 12" single Themes Volume One Theme Four: Sweat In Bullet CD Theme Four: Sweat In Bullet MC The Platinum Collection CD Themes 1-4 Promo CDR Themes Volume One - Five X5 Sons And Fascination Promo CD X5

Demo (4:33)
Producer: Mick MacNeil
Mastered by: Simon Heyworth
Silver Box Promo CDR #2 Silver Box

Live Version (25th February 2012) (4:03)
Recorded: Barrowland, Glasgow, UK
Recorded by: Olivier Gerard
Mixed by: Olivier Gerard
Engineered by: Rudy Coclet
ISRC: GB01A1201468

5X5 Live Promo CD #1-2 5X5 Live Promo CD #2-2 5X5 Live 5X5 Live Irish Promo CD




demo discography
Demo Version (4:33)
Producer: Mick MacNeil



videography
Remix (3:00)
Producer: Steve Hillage
Engineer: Hugh Jones
Remix: Pete Walsh


Sweat In Bullet promo video Seen The Lights - A Visual History Promo DVD Seen The Lights - A Visual History DVD




live history
Empires And Dance Tour: 1981
Sons And Fascination Tour: 1981
Sons And Fascination Tour: 1982
New Gold Tour: 1982-1983
Alive And Kicking Tour: 2003
5X5 Tour: 2012
South Africa / Europe: 2013