For The Price Of A Cup Of Tea

Album: The Life Pursuit (2006)
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Songfacts®:

  • Belle and Sebastian lead singer Stuart Murdoch said of this song: "The producer (Tony Hoffer) asked us to write a hit, and this is what we came up with. It's a very old song called 'The Olympian Boy' crossed with a new chorus, set to a groove that Bob (Bobby Kildea) came up with. I bought some tea in a posh tea shop, and Bob said, 'Jeez, you could get a line of coke for that!'"
  • This features additional musician Chris Reynolds on percussion.
  • Together with "The Boys Are Still Blue," this was mixed by Tony Doogan at The Castle of Doom, Glasgow. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France, for above 3

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