In an interview with Melody Maker
in January 1974 called "Ha! Ha! Said The Clown
" in imitation of the Manfred Mann song, Leo Sayer told Jeff Ward that this song is about a father-figure trying to help someone who has lost his (or her) way. It's based on someone he knew slightly or knew of. "I heard she committed suicide while she was working in the south of France" he said.
Alexander - London, England