You Look So Fine

Album: Version 2.0 (1998)
Charted: 19

Songfacts®:

  • Lead singer Shirley Manson explained the meaning behind this song: "A girl who loves a guy, pleads that she's 'Not like every girl that you used to know.' She's infatuated and pretty much just telling him that she's crazy for him. She's in love." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Amina - Toronto, Canada
  • 11-time World Champion surfer, Kelly Slater, appears as Shirley Manson's love interest in the video.
  • The song was finally completed when mixing began for Version 2.0. It is both the last song on the album and its last single released.
  • According to Billboard's 1998 review of the record, this is drummer Butch Vig's favorite song on the album.
  • Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt played this at their 2000 wedding as a kind of theme song. Their first dance was to the more traditional "The Way You Look Tonight."

Comments: 3

  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnThis is the best song I have ever heard. It's haunting and Shirley's voice makes this song unforgettable.
  • Daniel from Rio De Janeiro, BrazilIn me, this song evokes images of an insane relationship, with lovers slashing their wrists, making scenes in public, the typical destructive kind of relationship.
    it's one of their finest songs, a perfect closer for the V2.0 album and, sadly, the last of their 'good material' era. It was released as a single almost 2 years after the album itself. After that, came the James Bond theme (rather weak), and the bland albums "Beautifulgarbage" and "Bleed like me" which had totally lost the spark they had in their first two albums.
  • Jepha from Citra, FlI love this song...it reminds me of "Queer as Folk"...I really miss that show :(
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