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"Up the Junction" was the third single released from Squeeze's second album, Cool for Cats. Written by band members Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook, it remains one of the band's most popular and well-remembered songs (especially in the UK); it reached #2 on the UK Singles Chart. It is quite notable for not having a chorus.

Speaking with Songfacts about this song in an interview, Glenn Tilbrook explained : "The lyric was a story that had no obvious repeats, and… read more

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I never thought it would happen
With me and the girl from Clapham
Out on the windy common
That night I ain't forgotten

Squeeze - Up The Junction Lyrics


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  • Can't see how you can speak of Oasis when it comes to a brilliant song such as this.
  • Brilliant, brilliant British songwriting
  • Another one of Squeeze's terrific pop tunes. These guys laid the foundation for bands like Oasis.
  • excellent song!
  • solid tune.
  • A great story in one great song!!
  • Breaking Bad.
  • this morning at 4 30 i sniffed her up the junction
  • I CANT STOP LISTENING TO THIS every time it starts i fall in love
  • i was trippin when they played this on breaking bad

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