My Baby

Album: Get Close (1986)
Charted: 84 64


  • Pretenders lead singer Chrissie Hynde was married to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds from 1984-1990. In this song, she seems to be feeling vulnerable and inadequate, and is asking for understanding. A hint that it is about Kerr comes in the lyrics, "If there's a method to writing a song how come I'm getting it wrong, you write the beautiful songs baby." Kerr was very successful with Simple Minds, with 16 Top 40 UK hits in the '80s. >>
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    Jeff - Chicago, GA

Comments: 3

  • Robert from Florida I Lived With A Table Top & Pole Dancer For 13 Years The First Time I Laid Eyes On Her She Was Dancing To This Song & To This Day It Gives Me Chill Every Time I Hear It <3
  • Raybork from Ridgefield Park NjA big Pretenders fan for years. To me My Baby one of their best songs
  • Jim from Long Beach, CaI love this song..reminds of my senior year in college in the midwest..great times...Man I remember those times, they were truly the best days of my life..
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