Biko

Songfacts®:

  • The title of this song is not a reference to slain South African anti-apartheid leader Stephen Biko. Instead it is a term of endearment in Igbo, the Nigerian language that the parents of singer and lyricist Kele Okereke speak. He explained to The Scotsman September 14, 2008: "It means 'dear', like when you're beseeching someone to do something."

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