This song was the biggest selling single in the UK in 1996. It became EMI's fastest selling single since The Beatles "She Loves You," selling 418,000 copies in its first 6 days after release thanks to its use in a Levi's Jeans advertisement.
The song was used for a Levi's Jeans campaign after some ad executives heard an Arthur Baker remix played at the wrong speed by a club DJ.
This song is about a visiting alien being true to himself and not falling for peer pressure.
In France, this held the record for the biggest leap to #1 when it rose from 26 to 1. Later, Las Ketchup broke the record with "The Ketchup Song."
Suggestion credit: Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above