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In battle, a white flag signals surrender. By stating there will be "No white flag," Dido indicates she will not give up on the relationship. The term "Shipping" (Dido lyric: "I will go down with this ship") can also refer to fan fiction, where fans create relationships (thus the "ship") between characters that they hope will happen. Dido's song is based on reality, however. It is about her split with her boyfriend Bob Page, who is the guy she wrote the song "Thank You
" about. They were engaged, but split up in 2002.
In the UK, this is Dido's biggest hit. She did top the UK charts with "Stan
," a duet with Eminem.
Dido wrote this with Rick Nowels, who also worked with Michelle Branch on her hit "Game Of Love."
This won the award for Best Single at the 2004 Brit Awards.
The video features actor David Boreneaz, best known for playing the title role in the TV series Angel, a spin-off from Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
A Neo-Nazi website misinterpreted the meaning of this song to be about white supremacy and used it as their theme tune. When she heard about this, Dido was disgusted that her music was been used to promote racial hatred and successfully had the website closed down. (thanks, Adam - Dewsbury, England, for above 5)
This earned Dido an Ivor Novello Award for International Hit Of The Year. The awards are held in honour of Ivor Novello, the British musician and songwriter who died in 1951.
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