Seconds
by Pulp

Album: The Sisters EP (1994)
Charted: 19

Songfacts®:

  • "Seconds" is one of four songs included on The Sisters EP, and one of three songs on the EP which were originally recorded for His 'n' Hers but weren't included.
  • "Seconds" follows similar themes to another track on the EP, "His 'n' Hers," and indeed a lot of themes from the His 'n' Hers album as a whole: rejection of conformity and domesticated bliss in life, stemming seemingly from Jarvis Cocker's personal dislike of marriage and convention. The sleeve notes state that '"Seconds" explores the idea that perfect people are... well, "perfectly boring to be honest."

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