PSYCHEDELIC FURS With ‘PRETTY IN PINK’ 1981

18 November 2022

Band: THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS

Who: British post-punk band fronted by Richard Butler
Active: 1977–1992, 2000–present / 8 LPs, with Made O fRain
as the most recent one, released in 2020.

Single/video: PRETTY IN PINK
Released: 1981
Score: 18# in UK, #41 in US

Butler: “The song is about a girl who sleeps around a lot and thinks that she’s popular
because of it. It makes her feel empowered somehow and popular, and in fact, the people
that she’s sleeping with are laughing about her behind her back and talking about her.”

Roll the tape…

PF: Bio – Discography

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