Sweet was born

by Frank Torpey My first band in 1962 was an instrumental group mainly Shadows, myself, Mick Tucker (drums), John Neighbor (bass) and Fred…

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Waters Edge

I discovered this record completely by accident. One summer’s day, bored and waiting for a girlfriend to finish her holiday job, I dropped…

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Off The Record

Released in 1976, this is probably my favourite Sweet album. It was released in 1976 and was the follow up to ‘Give us…

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Level Headed

This is without doubt the most distinctive album Sweet ever produced. It is both very varied in itself and very different from almost…

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Desolation Boulevard

This album that was released in early autumn of 1974 is one of the best albums ever made in rock music. As also…

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Cut Above The Rest

So there were 20 months between the albums Level Headed and Cut Above The Rest, punctuated by two failed singles both released well…

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