Dum Dum Girl

Album: It's My Life (1984)
Charted: 74
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Songfacts®:

  • Written by lead singer Mark Hollis with the band's producer Tim Friese-Greene, this song is about a prostitute, sung from the perspective of a man taking pity on her. "'Dum Dum Girl' isn't miserable, I just think of it as an anti-prostitution song, that's what it is," Hollis explained in Record Mirror. "I think the songs have got to be sung with feeling, so they've got to be written with feeling."

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