So Tough is the second studio album by the British band, first released in 1993. It is their highest-charting album to date, reaching No. 7 on the UK Album Chart. The album takes its title from The Beach Boys album Cathe Passions - So Tough. The album was indebted to sixties classics, The Who Sell Out by The Who , Smile by The Beach Boys and Head by The Monkees. It was originally intended as a concept album, starting at Mario's Cafe in London then traveling around the world, however it came to be viewed as a solely London album. The album cover Features Lead singer Sarah Cracknell aged 6 taken by her father Derek Cracknell.