Four Letter Word

Album: Music For Men (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • Singer Beth Ditto commented on this song to the NME June 27, 2009: "To me it really is '80s Neneh Cherry-like R&B. For a long time I just tried to have a punk voice and then (I realized that) my voice wasn't that punk."

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