Lesson One

Album: The Outer Marker (2002)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a track from English electronic artist Just Jack (real name Jack Allsopp)'s debut studio album The Outer Marker.
  • This track was originally titled "Geezer." It was one of two tracks on Allsopp's demo, which got him signed up by Chas Smith of Madness, who had set up his own label. Allsopp told The Independent August 28, 2009 that he likes to think this song highlighted that they shared a similar outlook on life. He explained: "The song was about the vulnerability you feel trying to be a man, which I was fed up with at the time and he got that. There are Madness songs about that too. He listened to "Geezer" seven or eight times, then we went to the pub and had a couple of pints and that was that. We were kindred spirits and I still speak to him some times."

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