by Dido

Album: No Angel (1999)
Charted: 17
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  • This is a song about a lover who wants to wander. Dido co-wrote it with her brother Rollo, who is part of the electronic music group Faithless. She told in 2013: "'Hunter' is a real classic Rollo lyric - it's his girly, angst-y song. Because I often sing Rollo's lyrics it's quite an interesting point of view, which I like."
  • "Hunter" is part of Dido's 1999 debut album, No Angel, which became a surprise hit in 2001 after Eminem sampled the track "Thank You" for his song "Stan." Dido went from being a side-stage artist on the Lilith Fair to a tour headliner.

Comments: 1

  • Single One from UsaThis song always reminds me of my making the decision to leave my marriage. Forced to choose between staying married and sacrificing my mental health, or taking care of my mental health while sacrificing my marriage, I chose the latter.

    I played this song over and over (and over!) again, hoping to find the courage. Eventually I realized that I would need to find it within myself.

    “And I don’t know what to say to you, but I’ll smile anyhow”.
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