(aka Walking Down the High Street)
Writers - Tennant/Lowe
Another pre-stardom track, less successful musically than "Bubadubadubadum." Again it's just Neil on vocals and Chris on two synth lines (instrumental melody and bass), but this time the song isn't strong enough to be sustained by such sparse production.
The lyrics, however, are quite daring for such an early work: "I was walking down the high street in the middle of the night. Someone caught my eye and I nearly died of fright. He crossed the road to whisper to me, a secret in my ear. And now I know I'll never be the same againoh, dear!" Daring indeednot to mention very amusing. It's fascinating to see that dry wit of theirs at work even at this embryonic stage of their career.
- "Walking down the high street" - In Britain the main or most important street in a town is often referred to as the "high street." In the United States, the same street might be described even more informally as the "main drag."
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