This Pretty Face

Album: A Curious Thing (2010)
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  • On this track MacDonald takes to task "the whole obsession with celebrity culture." She explained in publicity materials: "I hate that whole side of the music industry – I just want to know about someone's music, not what they're wearing."
  • Paul Weller played bass on this track. MacDonald supported the Modfather on his 2007 European tour."
  • During an interview with Digital Spy, MacDonald was asked if this song is about anyone in particular. She replied: "It's just general, but there are a million people it could be about. A lot of people focus too much on what they look like. I think it's completely natural to take pride in your appearance, but it shouldn't be the most important part of your life. This is especially true with the music industry. It should be about the music, not about how someone looks. When I hear a song on the radio, I don't care if someone's short, tall, fat, thin or whatever."
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