b/w Ran Tan Waltz

Babooshka (Japan) front


Babooshka (Japan) rear


Country: Japan
Label/Number: EMI EMS-17047
Release date: June, 1980
Chronology: Kate's 2nd single from Never for Ever (with her 2nd studio non-LP track.)
Cover photos by John Carder Bush
Babooshka Lyrics
What it's about: An insecure wife foolishly tests her husband's fidelity by disguising herself and attempting to seduce him. It's a look at our tendency to ruin things for ourselves.
Running time: 3:19
Ran Tan Waltz Lyrics
What it's about: A young father stays at home with the baby while his wife is out drinking and cheating on him.
Running time: 2:41
The Japanese sleeve shown here is identical to the UK version, except for the writing. The package also included a two-sided insert with another photo and lyrics, shown here. (Sleeve scan and information courtesy of Boolbar.)

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