Burberry Blue Eyes

Album: Slipway Fires (2008)
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Songfacts®:

  • Frontman and lyricist Johnny Borrell told The Sun October 31, 2008 about this song concerning an upper class girl who treats him as a trophy: "It's got sex, drugs, class and fame in it, which is everything we're obsessed with, isn't it? It's a very English song, couldn't be anything else."

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