Digging Your Scene

Album: Animal Magic (1986)
Charted: 12 14

Songfacts®:

  • in the mid 1980s there were a lot of rumors circulating about the then-new disease of AIDS. This was one of the first songs that not only dealt with AIDS (and being gay), but reached both the American and UK Top 20.
  • This was the only hit The Blow Monkeys ever had in the US, but in their native UK they also had a #5 hit with "It Doesn't Have To Be This Way." A smaller hit was the Anti-Maggie Thatcher "(Celebrate) The Day After You," which was released at the time of the 1987 British General Election. It was banned from the radio until the General Election was over. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for above 2

Comments: 2

  • Chuck from Auburn, AlThis song is so good b/c of the blend of sax, background du-wop chicks, and "The Love Boat" instrumentals.

    Kind of haunting, though...."Why am I digging your scene? I know I'll die, baby."
  • Mike from Santa Barbara, CaThis song was covered by Ivy in 2001.
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