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Album: It's Not Me, It's You (2009)
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  • Allen wrote this song about going back home to her mother. There are also direct songs on It's Not Me, It's You about her older sister ("Go Back to the Start"), and her father ("He Wasn't There"). This completed the set of songs about Lily's immediate family as previously on her 2007 debut Alright, Still she wrote "Alfie" about her younger brother.
  • Lily Allen's mother is the film producer Alison Owen, whose movie production credits include Elizabeth (1998), Shaun of the Dead (2004), Proof (2005) and The Other Boleyn Girl (2007).
  • Allen told MTV News that this song is, "about how, when people go away from home, they just want to be back on the sofa eating (take-out Chinese food), watching TV."
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  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnBeautiful song - the lyrics are so cool.
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