Take A Little Time (1987)


This was the fifth single from the "Wild Frontier" album in 1987, and a nice release to end the very busy and successful year.
"This is a more standard rocky song. I wrote it earlier. It's supposed to be both 'Out In The Fields' and Billy Idol. I used the Hamer Steve Stevens on that, so it was really Billy Idol, they're nice guitars." (Gary Moore - Making Music magazine, March 1987)
"Just a rock song really, like 'Out In The Fields' in tempo, but certainly far from it in lyrical content. In fact, it could be taken on two levels; a man-to-woman level or any other relationship level, really. It's about somebody who has taken you for granted - it is actually about someone I know, but it's nobody famous like Glenn Hughes or someone! And it's just saying 'You're not treating me with the respect you should be treating me with'. Simple, really."
(Gary Moore - Kerrang! magazine, March 1987)

7" releases

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United Kingdom - 10 Records - TEND 190 - 29th October 1987 - test pressing

Side A: Take A Little Time
Side B: Out In The Fields
Side C: All Messed Up (live - 25th April 1987)
Side D: Thunder Rising (live - 25th April 1987)

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United Kingdom - 10 Records - TEND 190 - November 1987 - promotional copy, release date sticker on sleeve
United Kingdom - 10 Records - TEND 190 - 26th November 1987 - limited double edition, gatefold sleeve

Side A: Take A Little Time
Side B: Out In The Fields
Side C: All Messed Up (live - 25th April 1987)
Side D: Thunder Rising (live - 25th April 1987)

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Germany - 10 Records - 109 511-100 - 9th November 1987 - promotional copy, info sheet

Side A: Take A Little Time
Side B: Out In The Fields

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Germany - 10 Records - 109 511-100 - 26th November 1987

Side A: Take A Little Time
Side B: Out In The Fields

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Australia - 10 Records - TEN 190 - November 1987
Australia - 10 Records - TEN 190 - November 1987 - promotional copy

Side A: Take A Little Time
Side B: Out In The Fields

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Spain - 10 Records - MOORE 1 - 1987 - promotional copy, different artwork

Side A: Take A Little Time
Side B: Take A Little Time

12" releases

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Germany - 10 Records - 609 511-213 - 1987 - test pressing

Side A:
1. Take A Little Time
2. Out In The Fields
Side B:
1. All Messed Up (live - 25th April 1987)
2. Thunder Rising (live - 25th April 1987)

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Germany - 10 Records - 609 511-213 - November 1987

Side A:
1. Take A Little Time
2. Out In The Fields
Side B:
1. All Messed Up (live - 25th April 1987)
2. Thunder Rising (live - 25th April 1987)

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Australia - 10 Records - TENT 190 - November 1987

Side A:
1. Take A Little Time
2. Out In The Fields
Side B:
1. All Messed Up (live - 25th April 1987)
2. Thunder Rising (live - 25th April 1987)

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