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Pretenders lead singer Chrissie Hynde was married to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds from 1984-1990. In this song, she seems to be feeling vulnerable and inadequate, and is asking for understanding. A hint that it is about Kerr comes in the lyrics, "If there's a method to writing a song how come I'm getting it wrong, you write the beautiful songs baby." Kerr was very successful with Simple Minds, with 16 Top-40 UK hits in the '80s. (thanks, Jeff - Chicago, GA)
Ville Valo of HIM
The lead singer for HIM shares some surprising insights about their songs, which he says can take years to complete.
Marc Campbell - "88 Lines About 44 Women"
The Nails lead singer Marc Campbell talks about those 44 women he sings about over a stock Casio keyboard track. He's married to one of them now - you might be surprised which.
The Canadian superstar talks about his sudden rise to fame, and tells the stories behind his hits "Sunglasses At Night," "Boy In The Box" and "Never Surrender."