A Girl Like You

Album: Gorgeous George (1994)
Charted: 4 32
  • Edwyn Collins is a Scottish musician who grew to fame as frontman of the post-punk band "Orange Juice." "A Girl Like You," which is an Iggy Pop tribute, was his biggest solo hit.
  • Paul Cook, drummer of the Sex Pistols, played the vibraphone on this track.
  • The drum track is sampled from Len Barry's 1965 hit "1-2-3." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Martin - Rostock, Germany, for all above

Comments: 2

  • Karl from Ingatestone, United Kingdomi do often see Edwyn Collins on Nevermind The Buzzcocks and he's quite good. this song was 1995 song and it still amazes me, i remember hearing it on Hits 96 and thinking 'who the hello is this Glaswegian thug'
  • Stephanie from Wigtown, United KingdomFeatures in the brillant TV production of Iain Banks "The Crow Road".
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