2 Fat Ladies

Album: Wake Up The Nation (2010)
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  • This track features "Little Barrie" Cadogan (Morrissey, Saint Etienne, Primal Scream) on guitar and Weller on bass. Weller said: "It's got a nice raw sound to it. What are the lyrics about? Hard to say. I was making them up as I went along! I think it's a case of people taking what they want from it. What seems meaningless to one person can mean everything to someone else."
  • The song title could refer to:
    (a) A British television cooking programme titled Two Fat Ladies starring Clarissa Dickson Wright and Jennifer Paterson. It originally ran for four seasons, from 1996 to 1999 on BBC Two.
    (b) A nickname for an eight higher card when playing poker.
    (c) The nickname for the number 88 in the British game of bingo.
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