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Author Topic: (20) Wrong ’un  (Read 4240 times)

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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #30 on: April 16, 2024, 11:20:20 PM »
Oh dear.  The lost virtue of modesty.  :disbelief
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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #31 on: April 16, 2024, 11:55:33 PM »
Oh dear.  The lost virtue of modesty.  :disbelief

Calm yourself, I was being ironic.
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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #32 on: April 17, 2024, 12:32:29 AM »
Oh dear.  The lost virtue of modesty.  :disbelief

Calm yourself, I was being ironic.

Me too.   :)
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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #33 on: April 17, 2024, 12:33:07 AM »
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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #34 on: May 01, 2024, 03:13:17 PM »
As Mark mentioned at the London album launch event, there will have been songs he thought weren't good enough to be published - but "management" insisted.

This might have been one of them. It's not a bad song, but the the sound is really ... I dunno, "amorphous"? They should have listened to Cleaning My Gun before they produced this. Similar (intended) vibe, but so much better. Anyway, to me this sounds like an unfinished job they never thought they'd come back to.

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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #35 on: May 01, 2024, 03:34:48 PM »
yes, I'm agree.
Wrong'un is... wrong  ;D

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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #36 on: May 01, 2024, 03:48:14 PM »
Reminds me a bit of Who's Your Baby Now.

I wonder if he was warning his daughter off a prospective suitor?!

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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #37 on: May 01, 2024, 03:55:59 PM »
I know this is an out of the blue kind of thing, but the first time I listened to this song I thought it could be Mark talking to his daughter, telling her to not pick the wrong'uns  :)

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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #38 on: May 01, 2024, 06:51:46 PM »
The other day listening to the lyrics, I don't know why, I thought this song could be for his daughter Issy, when he broke with his boyfriend, someone who is an actor I can't remember the name, when the last tour, more or less, Issy was posting many pictures with him ane suddenly all of them disappeared and he was never seen again.

What if the song is for Issy and the wrong 'un is his ex boyfriend?
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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #39 on: May 01, 2024, 08:05:13 PM »
The other day listening to the lyrics, I don't know why, I thought this song could be for his daughter Issy, when he broke with his boyfriend, someone who is an actor I can't remember the name, when the last tour, more or less, Issy was posting many pictures with him ane suddenly all of them disappeared and he was never seen again.

What if the song is for Issy and the wrong 'un is his ex boyfriend?

Of course! This cannot be ruled out and Mark will never reveal his inspiration anyway.
I know the way I can see by the moonlight
Clear as the day
Now come on woman, come follow me home

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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #40 on: May 01, 2024, 11:09:24 PM »
The other day listening to the lyrics, I don't know why, I thought this song could be for his daughter Issy, when he broke with his boyfriend, someone who is an actor I can't remember the name, when the last tour, more or less, Issy was posting many pictures with him ane suddenly all of them disappeared and he was never seen again.

What if the song is for Issy and the wrong 'un is his ex boyfriend?

Don’t know much about the actor (Charlie Field) but I’m reasonably confident he doesn’t have a record as long as his arm. :)
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Re: (20) Wrong ’un
« Reply #41 on: June 07, 2024, 02:30:23 PM »
Does anyone else find the production of this track slightly irritating? I'm a total ignorant when it comes to production technology, and have no idea what they did with the guitar (and everything else) here, but it almost sounds as if someone would be turning the volume up and down.

 

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