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A Bit of What You Fancy

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Released  January 29, 1990
Release date  1990
Label  Parlophone
Artist  The Quireboys
Producer  Jim Cregan
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A Bit of What You Fancy (1990)  Bitter Sweet & Twisted (1993)
Genres  Rock music, Hard rock, Blues rock
Similar  The Quireboys albums, Hard rock albums

A Bit of What You Fancy is rock band The Quireboys's debut studio album, released in 1990. The album was released on EMI and went into the UK Albums Chart at #2.


Four of the tracks from this album ("7 O'Clock", "Hey You", "I Don't Love You Anymore" and "There She Goes Again") were released as singles, with promotional videos to go along with them. "Hey You" was the highest charting, as it reached #14 on the UK Singles Chart.

Notably, Bob Dylan and Steve Marriott's drummer Ian Wallace played on the album, though he was not a full-time member of The Quireboys. Jim Cregan, who played with Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Rod Stewart, co-produced the album.

Track listing

All songs written by Spike and Guy Bailey, except where noted otherwise.

The Japanese release of A Bit of What You Fancy included 2 bonus tracks "Pretty Girls" and "How Do You Feel".


  • Spike – vocals
  • Guy Bailey – guitar
  • Guy Griffin – guitar
  • Nigel Mogg – bass
  • Ian Wallace – drums
  • Chris Johnstone – keyboards
  • Additional musicians

  • Myrna Mathews – background vocals
  • Clydene Jackson – background vocals
  • Julia Walters – background vocals
  • Kevin Savigan – string arrangement
  • Lee Thornberg – brass
  • Singles

  • 7 O'Clock (1989) UK #36
  • Hey You (1989) UK #14
  • I Don't Love You Anymore (1990) UK #24
  • There She Goes Again (1990) UK #37
  • Songs

    17 O'Clock
    2Man on the Loose4:16
    3Whippin' Boy4:28


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