Carrie

Album: 30 Years of Hits (1980)
Charted: 4 34

Songfacts®:

  • Cliff Richard told the Mail on Sunday November 2, 2008, about this song: "This was written by Terry Britten, the guy who wrote 'Devil Woman,' and is in the same genre. It has some great guitar riffs. It's a mysterious song because you never really know what it's about. A guy turns up in the neighborhood asking where Carrie is. The very last line goes: 'Carrie doesn't live, doesn't live...' You're left thinking: 'Is she dead? Has she been murdered?'"
  • This was co-written by BA Robertson, who also co-penned Cliff Richard's hit "Wired For Sound."

Comments: 1

  • Zabadak from London, EnglandCliff used to perform this with a leather jacket over his shoulder, giving the impression he was just passing through, looking for the mysterious Carrie.
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