Tempted (Squeeze song)

1981 single by Squeeze

"Tempted" is a 1981 song by British band Squeeze and is the second single from their fourth studio album East Side Story. It was only a moderate hit at the time of its release, however it has become their most famous singles and appearing in TV shows, video games, commercials and in the 1994 movie Reality Bites It went to number 41 in the United Kingdom, number 45 in Canada and number 49 in the United States.

Single by Squeeze
from the album East Side Story
Released10 July 1981 (UK)
Length4:04 (album version)
3:53 (US single edit)
4:07 (Tempted '94)
Songwriter(s)Glenn Tilbrook, Chris Difford
Producer(s)Roger Béchirian & Elvis Costello
Squeeze singles chronology
"Is That Love"
"Labelled with Love"

Track listing change

7" change

  1. "Tempted" (4:04)
  2. "Yap Yap Yap" (4:13)

7" (US release) change

  1. "Tempted" (3:53)
  2. "Trust" (1:45)

References change

  1. Tempted by Squeeze - Track Info | AllMusic, retrieved 2022-11-13