Girlfriend

Album: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (2009)
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Songfacts®:

  • Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars explained to the Washington DC free newspaper Express that this song was inspired by the English rock band, The Clash. Said Mars: "It was a fantasy this song. There is a Clash song called 'Death Or Glory' and this song - I didn't know it - but I love The Clash so much, [but] this song wouldn't play on my [copy] of London Calling. We imagined this song, so it started as a Clash song then we'd make it our own."

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