Tropical Chancer

Album: Trouble in Paradise (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • La Roux's Elly Jackson told Q magazine that this Dancehall-infused song is about, "a guy I've known for many years, kind of a Caribbean Del Boy."

    The "Del Boy" that Jackson refers to is David Jason's cockney wheeler-dealer Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter from the BBC TV sitcom Only Fools and Horses.
  • The song samples "My Jamaican Guy" by Grace Jones, which was the third single from her 1982 album Living My Life.

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