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Written by David Gedge Recorded 1986 Released January 1987 on My Favourite Dress

Personnel David Gedge - vocals, guitar Peter Solowka - guitar Keith Gregory - bass Shaun Charman - drums

Notes One of the earlier Wedding Present songs, it was first recorded for a BBC Session in November 1985 and then again in April 1986 for another BBC Session. It made it's real debut in early 1987 as a single, before being slightly remixed for inclusion on the band's debut album George Best… read more

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  • Avatar for RussellChap
    good lyrics. poor singing but not entirely without charm and dull as dishwater music. that's the wedding present for you
  • Avatar for kiteo
    His Mark E Smith impersonation is a bit stalkerish.
  • Avatar for kiteo
    The banal little things that make up love.
  • Avatar for benmalmesbury
    "I can't still be drunk at five? Oh, I guess I sort of can..."
  • Avatar for zhimbo
    Maybe the best example of Gedge's gift for simple concrete details and images. He never sings abstract rubbish about pain in his soul or something like that. Instead: "A stranger's hand on my favourite dress". Now THAT'S painful, right there.
  • Avatar for spldgldj
    my favourite song.
  • Avatar for Idontlikepork
    This is one beautiful song and it really speaks to all of us at some point in our lives.
  • Avatar for chairparty
    still sounds great
  • Avatar for ToTheWelshPoint
    Great two chord riff !!
  • Avatar for EndsWithTheSea
    that was my favourite dress you know?

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