Melody

Album: Melody (2008)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is based on "Jane B," the B-side of Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin's 1969 hit single, "Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus."
  • Spiteri explained to the Daily Record May 10, 2008 that this was influenced by the breakup with her boyfriend Ashley Heath, the father of the singer's daughter Misty Kyd: "It's about me finding salvation through this record. Coming out of a long relationship, made me rethink my life and the one thing that kept me going was music."

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