Michaela Strachan You Broke My Heart (When I Was 12)

Album: Scouting for Girls (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is an ode to English television presenter, Michaela Strachan, who was a fixture across the range of children's programming in the 1980s and early 1990s. She is now best known for her work on wildlife programs.
  • It seems Strachan was relatively unfazed by the impact she made on the group. "The band was more worried about it than I was," she told The Independent. "All I could think was, did I really mean this much to people?"
  • The song is a hidden track, which begins 3 minutes 47 seconds into the song "James Bond" on the Scouting For Girls album.
  • Michaela Strachan had her own brief music career as "Michaela" with two UK hit singles; a cover of Edwin Starr's "H.A.P.P.Y. Radio," which peaked at #62 and "Take Good Care of My Heart" which reached #66 the following year.

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