Life For Me

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Songfacts®:

  • Allen's two daughters, Ethel and Marnie, are the driving force behind this song about a young mother keeping up with the news of her old party crew and wondering if she's missing out. The singer told Q magazine: "I was reading the papers and seeing my friends and peers doing what I had done before and feeling like, 'Have I made the right choice?' And I had made the right choice by the way, I love my children. They're the best things that have ever happened to me and I would trade all this in a second if I thought it was going to impact negatively on them."

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