Flamboyant

Album: PopArt (2003)
Charted: 12
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Songfacts®:

  • The Pet Shop Boys explained to the Mail on Sunday March 8, 2009: "This song celebrates the flamboyant characters in British life and the things they do to gain our attention."
  • Along with "Miracles," this was one of two new songs the group released on their greatest hits collection PopArt.

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