Strange Affair

Album: Strange Affair (1991)

Songfacts®:

  • This song was co-written by Andy Pyle and the time serving Andy Powell. In the band's official biography, Pyle says he wrote a song called "Strange Affair" prior to his association with the band but told Powell that if he wanted to use it, it needed to be revamped.
  • Powell said the song is "a classic example of how a demo which sounded like a Roger Whitaker outtake could be transformed into a very credible rocker".
  • Originally, the song featured a 4 piece brass section but the band were told by their record label IRS to get rid of this.
  • The Strange Affair album was recorded at Ivy Lane Farm, Buckinghamshire, and is the only Wishbone Ash album to feature 2 different drummers. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for all above

Comments: 1

  • Willy from Hutchinson, MnTitle of this song is changed to "Must Be Mad" on WA's Live in Geneva album.
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