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Eden (Everything but the Girl album)

Studio album by Everything but the Girl
Released May 1984
Recorded Powerplant Studios, London, January 1984
Genre Alternative rock, smooth jazz, sophisti-pop
Length 33:40
Label Blanco y Negro Records
Producer Robin Millar
Everything but the Girl chronology
Everything but the Girl
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Eden is the debut album by Everything but the Girl, released in 1984. It contains their first UK Top 30 entry, the number 28 hit "Each and Every One". The cover design was by Tracey Thorn's former colleague in the Marine Girls, Jane Fox. Eden was reissued in 2012 as a remastered 2 disc Deluxe Set by Edsel Records.


  • Track listing 1
  • Track Listing for 2012 Edsel Records Reissue 2
  • Personnel 3
  • References 4

Track listing

All tracks composed by Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt, except where indicated:

  1. "Each and Every One" – 2:48
  2. "Bittersweet" (Thorn) – 2:50
  3. "Tender Blue" (Watt) – 3:05
  4. "Another Bridge" – 2:13
  5. "The Spice of Life" (Thorn) – 3:30
  6. "The Dustbowl" (Thorn) – 1:39
  7. "Crabwalk" (Watt) – 2:02
  8. "Even So" (Thorn) – 3:24
  9. "Frost and Fire" – 2:31
  10. "Fascination" (Thorn) – 3:06
  11. "I Must Confess" (Watt) – 3:20
  12. "Soft Touch" (Watt) – 3:12

Track Listing for 2012 Edsel Records Reissue

Disc: 1

  1. "Each and Every One"
  2. "Bittersweet"
  3. "Tender Blue"
  4. "Another Bridge"
  5. "The Spice of Life"
  6. "The Dustbowl"
  7. "Crabwalk"
  8. "Even So"
  9. "Frost and Fire"
  10. "Fascination"
  11. "I Must Confess"
  12. "Soft Touch"

Disc: 2

  1. "Laugh You Out the House" (A-Sides & B-Sides)
  2. "Never Could Have Been Worse" (A-Sides & B-Sides)
  3. "Mine" (A-Sides & B-Sides)
  4. "Gun Cupboard Love" (A-Sides & B-Sides)
  5. "Easy as Sin" (A-Sides & B-Sides)
  6. "Native Land" (A-Sides & B-Sides)
  7. "Riverbed Dry" (A-Sides & B-Sides)
  8. "Don't You Go" (A-Sides & B-Sides)
  9. "Each and Every One" (Home Demo 1983)
  10. "Bittersweet" (Home Demo 1983)
  11. "Even So" (Home Demo 1983)
  12. "Frost and Fire" (Home Demo 1983)
  13. "Soft Touch" (Home Demo 1983)
  14. "Another Bridge" (BBC Session Recording 1984)
  15. "Easy as Sin" (BBC Session Recording 1984)
  16. "Riverbed Dry" (BBC Session Recording 1984)
  17. "Never Could Have Been Worse" (BBC Session Recording 1984)



  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Eden (Everything but the Girl album) at AllMusic

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