My Girl 2

Album: Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the lead single from Madness' tenth studio album, Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da. The song acts as a sequel to their 1979 hit, "My Girl" and continues to picture songwriter Mike Barson's passionate and sometimes volatile relationship with "my girl."
  • The album title is a lyric from this song. Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da, translates from French, Spanish/Italian, German/Dutch/Swedish and Russian as "Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes."
  • The album cover was created by Peter Blake, who is best known for doing artwork for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. It features rejected titles for the album crossed out.

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